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How Students Can Make the Most of Winter Break

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August 30, 2017

an MMS student with a Fuqua Career Coach, winter break

After enduring three fast-paced terms, MMS students get a much-needed winter break. Most students are ready to relax, see family and friends or travel, but it’s also an excellent time to focus on the…

The Top 10 Must-Have Fuqua MMS Experiences

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April 18, 2017

Hundreds of students gather at Fuqua Friday, Fuqua MMS experiences

10. Fuqua Fridays The best way to ring in the weekend is with Fuqua Friday. The event is a mixer that happens every—you guessed it—Friday, with a variety of appetizers, beer, and wine open…

My Experience in China with the MMS: DKU Program

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February 1, 2017

Tina and a classmate pose for a photo at graduation at the end of the program experience in China

Looking back at my time in the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) program, the study-abroad experience in China has been the highlight of it all. Many prospective students ask…

How a Case Competition Prepared Students for Consulting Careers

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January 23, 2017

students in a classroom during the Accenture Case Competition kickoff, a great opportunity to prepare for consulting careers

Management is an art as well as science. That is exactly why Fuqua provides its students a plethora of opportunities to practice what is taught in class. One such opportunity is the MMS…

The 8 Best Things About Sporting Events at Duke

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November 18, 2016

Cameron Indoor, sporting events at Duke

Duke University is consistently considered among the best in the world. We’re known for having superior academics, overseeing state of the art research, and being home to a number of Nobel Prize winners. However, in…

Advice for Maximizing the MMS Experience

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September 30, 2016

Dantong standing by the Fuqua sign, mms experience

It’s been four months since I graduated, and I miss MMS and Fuqua so much. For those of you who are considering starting this amazing journey as business school students, I’d like to provide some…

How to Make the Most out of Travel During Business School

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June 16, 2016

The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. - travel during business school

I am a traveler, and being in business school did not stop me from exploring the world outside of Fuqua. However, as a business school student, you need to add something new to your trips—networking!…

Unrivaled Returns: MMS Starts an Investment Club

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May 6, 2016

A remarkable ecosystem exists among entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and the financiers who create, fund and unlock business value. Yet that ecosystem often feels like nothing more than a distant theory in a classroom…

Leadership at Fuqua

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April 26, 2016

Leadership at Fuqua

We talk a lot about ‘Consequential Leadership’ at Fuqua, and within the MMS Student Association (MMSA), we exhibit it. After our first term, 8 cabinet positions, 3 judiciary positions, and 8 club leadership positions are voted on. Students…

A Photo Story of My MMS Experience

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September 17, 2015

A photo story of my Duke Fuqua MMS experience as a student

What is a year like for an MMSer here at Duke and Fuqua? It is a unique and different experience for each person. It can be described using millions of words. However, blogging best practices…