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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…

What I Found Along the Road

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February 21, 2014

In 2013, I set some big goals for myself. Two of those goals ended up becoming my biggest achievements for the year: I was accepted into the MMS: Foundations of Business program and…

Business Case Competition Provides Consulting Experience

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January 16, 2014

Now that most of the MMS: FOB class has gone through the first rush of recruiting season, it seems that one of the popular routes is consulting. I had only vaguely heard of…

There’s a First Time for Everything at Duke

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November 19, 2013

If you’re a “How I Met Your Mother” enthusiast like me, you’ll remember one of the golden rules — “new is always better.” As someone who lived in the same city for all…

Two MMS Programs Offer Opportunities to Stretch & Grow

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November 7, 2013

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” Nearly everyone laughs when I share this quip by the American humorist Will Rogers. It isn’t particularly American, of…

Preparing for Career Success with MMS

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October 4, 2013

My favorite part of the MMS: Foundations of Business program is the focus on self-assessment and development. So far, we’ve focused on this in our Business Communications class, as well as workshops on…

Opening My Next Chapter with MMS

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October 2, 2013

Why Duke? Why Fuqua? Why MMS? From the admissions process to conversations with employers, family, or friends, be sure to truly take the time to reflect on these questions. They are asked time…

Finding the Perfect Path

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September 24, 2013

I graduated from Meredith College, a women’s college in Raleigh, NC, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two minors in history and Italian. So how did a person like me end up…