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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…

Taking a Bite Out of Kunshan

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September 11, 2017

noodles are among Kunshan's dining options

Having explored Kunshan’s dining options during our spring terms there, I have come up with a list of restaurants that you should try when you dine out in the city. Aozao Noodles Restaurant(奥灶馆)…

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…