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Tips for Success During Distance Learning Periods

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September 23, 2019

Christina at an outdoor table with laptop working on distance learning assignments

For two weeks every quarter, Global Executive MBA students jet off to an international location and learn. But what about those remaining 10 weeks a quarter when we are learning from our respective homes

4 Things to Know Before Starting the First Term

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January 18, 2019

five students pointing at a team room computer screen during the first term residency

After months of waiting, chatting with future classmates via Slack, and MBA Math-ing to prepare for the coursework, beginning of the first term finally arrived! Orientation and the first residency in Durham was a remarkable…

Extreme Accounting Makeover: Katherine Schipper Edition

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October 20, 2016

Professor Katherine Schipper with a few dozen of her accounting students

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Thanks to the reality TV show we know how the script goes….

7 Ways to Maximize the MBA Experience

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July 5, 2016

students celebrating Holi in Delhi, maximize the MBA experience

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The Cross Continent MBA is a unique program. Residencies. Visas. Traveling to some…

What It’s Like to Become a Student Again

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November 10, 2015

Colorado's Elk Mountains - A Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA student reflects on what it's like to become a student again

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Driving up over the crest of Vail Pass, 10,000 feet above sea…

Admissions Tips for the Cross Continent MBA

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August 11, 2015

Fuqua admissions tips for the Cross Continent MBA program

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The admissions process at Fuqua for the Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA) program is unique, and there…

5 Must-Dos for MBA Preparation

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July 28, 2015

Duke Cross Continent MBA students posing under the Fuqua banner

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The wait is finally over and I’m here on campus at Fuqua…

Discovering the Inner Energizer Bunny

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October 8, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Transitioning back to being a student during the two-week initial residency in Durham after six years…

Break a Leg. No Really, it Helps.

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August 11, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  I don’t quite know when I decided that I wanted to do an MBA. I always…

5 Tips for Cross Continent MBA Residencies

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January 24, 2014

mba class

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Fuqua’s Cross Continent MBA program offers a perfect blend of study, work, and travel. You get…

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