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Brand Competition Delivers More than Just Marketing Experience

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November 7, 2019

the three students presenting in front of a projection screen; marketing experience

For students interested in gaining marketing experience or learning about the fast-moving consumer goods industry, this competition is one of the best opportunities during the program to get front-line exposure to the business world

Gaining Consulting Experience Through Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators

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June 3, 2019

6 students on Janet's Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators team pose for a photo in a team study room

At Fuqua, apart from taking classes, acing case assignments, having team meetings, and networking with a diverse group of people, there are lots of opportunities you can pursue to help you grow

Nursing and Business: A Healthy Combo

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April 22, 2019

Winna and her five teammates holding their second place prize check for $1,500; nursing and business

From Registered Nurse to Business School Student Before coming to Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse on the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While…

A New Opportunity to Be a Consultant

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March 11, 2019

the six-person consultant team poses for a photo

One of the many unique experiential learning opportunities offered here is the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP). This program allows a team of students to work as consultants on a real-world problem brought…

First Impression: This is a Special Program

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January 18, 2019

students, some of whom are dressed in traditional African garments, enjoying Nigerian food at the event, MMS is a special program

When I walked through Fuqua’s doors last July, I wasn’t completely sure what this year would hold for me. Slightly overwhelmed and incredibly nervous, I went into orientation feeling like it would the first day…

Clubs at Fuqua: A Great Match for My Interests

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October 26, 2018

a standing room only classroom of students looks on, clubs at Fuqua

When reflecting on my time in the MMS program, there is no doubt that my involvement with the Daytime MBA clubs at Fuqua shaped a major part of my experience. After being in…

Benefits of Getting Involved with Fuqua Clubs

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October 2, 2018

Student organizers of the Business in Africa Conference pose for a photo after the event, Fuqua clubs

Attending Fuqua was both exhilarating and intimidating at the same time. Cultivating strong and lasting relationships has always been something I strive to do wherever I am. Therefore, from the moment I started the…

Consulting for the Win

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April 9, 2018

Soo Youn's five-person team for the consulting competition

A large number of MMS students prepare for consulting recruitment and, accordingly, Fuqua provides a myriad of ways to shed light on those careers. The annual Accenture Case Competition is an opportunity for…

What’s the Big Deal with Basketball at Duke?

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March 12, 2018

the team's bench chairs in Cameron Indoor Stadium, scenes of basketball at Duke

There are a lot of things that make Duke special—the quality of the academics, the gothic architecture, the proximity to other schools—but one thing stands above the rest. Basketball. I always tell people…

Looking Forward to Fuqua Friday

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December 21, 2017

A couple of students smiling in the food line at Fuqua Friday

Fuqua Friday is one of the highlights of our busy school week. The social event is always packed with students, professors, staff, and even children. It wasn’t until my first Fuqua Friday—when classmates…

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