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How to Demonstrate Academic Readiness in Your Application

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February 6, 2020

a student talking to a professor at the front of a classroom; academic readiness

Here at Fuqua, we practice holistic admissions, which means that no one component of the application is a ‘make or break’ factor in your likelihood of being admitted. That being said, the first questions most prospective MMS students ask are related to their academic readiness.

What I Learned During the Accenture Case Challenge

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January 17, 2020

John and his team presenting at the front of a classroom during the Accenture case challenge

Just a disclaimer: I didn’t win Accenture’s case competition. I lost. I learned. I lived to consult another day. Here’s what I took away from that lightning hour of casing and our ten-minute presentation

How to Connect with Admissions

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September 16, 2019

Grady in the foreground, taking a selfie with the admissions team in the background; connect with admissions

As a prospective student, it is important to connect with admissions and to be in touch with our department throughout your whole application process

10 of the Best Duke and Durham Experiences

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April 30, 2019

Durham's skyline at dusk; best Duke and Durham experiences

Urban Axes in downtown Durham is the perfect venue for competitive ax-throwing and might be the most unique activity on the list.

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…

8 Things International Students Can Do Before Moving to Durham

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November 2, 2018

aerial shot of downtown Durham, things to do before moving to Durham

Congratulations! You’ve been admitted by Fuqua and now you’re probably wondering what your next step should be. As an international student, moving to another country can be exciting but overwhelming! Here are some…

5 Ways to Make the Most of the MMS Experience

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August 9, 2018

the Class of 2017 celebrating during a group photo at graduation, make the most of the MMS experience

Here’s my tried and tested advice as an MMS graduate. 1. Build authentic relationships with as many people as you can. In my experience, there are three key reasons to do this. New…

My Job Search and How I Landed at PwC

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April 18, 2018

looking up at the entrance to Fuqua and the blue sky, Lindsey's job search

The MMS program is a balance, with coursework, job recruiting, and other factors constantly competing as areas of focus. The hard work paid off, and I’m thrilled to have recently accepted a job…

4 Questions to Ask When Considering Graduate School

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December 15, 2017

students posing around a Duke sign, questions to ask when considering graduate school

So you’ve made the decision to go to graduate school. Congrats! Now the question is, what school is best for you? When selecting a graduate school there are a lot of questions to…

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…

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