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My Favorite Ways to Exercise at Duke

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August 19, 2019

a large Duke "D" on the wall and exercise machines on the floor of a large room, one of the places to exercise at Duke

Duke has great facilities for students to exercise. Even though the MMS schedule is hectic at times, if you manage your time well—maybe working out at least one weekday and again on the weekends—you’ll enjoy using the facilities and the health benefit they provide

7 of Our Favorite Student Events

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July 10, 2019

about 100 students pose for a group photo with Duke basketball coaches on the Cameron Indoor Stadium court during one of their student events

We at Fuqua value hard work and discipline, but also live by the famous quote “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”

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…

Take a Day Off to Relax and Explore Durham

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February 12, 2019

6 students posing for a photo in the woods, explore Durham

Life at Fuqua is usually quite challenging. We have so much work during the weekdays, including taking classes, having team meetings, and being involved in other activities. How about giving yourself a day…

Chilling in Durham: Saturday Edition

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July 19, 2018

brunch plates on the patio at Guglhupf, a great spot for chilling in Durham

Now that the presentation that you and your team just spent nine hours preparing together is finished, you find yourself craving a wonderfully relaxing Saturday. What should you do and where should you…

Weekend Excursions: A Refreshing Break from Stress

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April 23, 2018

a dozen students get ready for one of their weekend excursions to Hanging Rock State Park.

Life is a balancing act, and perhaps business school recruiting season is one of the most challenging times to manage academic work, the job search, social life, and personal responsibilities. One of the…

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…

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…

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…

What is MMS Like? Answers to Your FAQs

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October 24, 2016

The author with 4 MMS student admissions ambassadors, What is MMS like?

As the assistant director of MMS, I talk with a lot of students each and every day! Here are a few responses to common questions that I hear from prospective students, as well…

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