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Why I Chose to Start an MBA

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October 8, 2019

15 students pose in front of an Alicorp sign with Alicorp swag bags in hand; start an MBA

Why do an MBA? What’s in it for me? What can I get out of it? These were questions I asked myself before I started the Global Executive MBA program at Fuqua in 2017

Lessons I’ve Learned as an International Student

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March 29, 2019

dozens of students pose alongside bikes that were built during a team building exercise, international student

I’ve always wanted to push my limits and stretch my boundaries while staying true to my values. Fuqua turned out to be a perfect platform for me to do just that

3 Key Learnings from the Program

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February 19, 2019

the entire class in business attire in the JB Duke Hotel lounge for a group photo; key learnings

As my MBA journey recently came to a close, I got to reflect on my time with Fuqua. After traveling in four different continents with my cohort of more than 110 classmates, I…

My FCCP Experience: Consulting, Leadership, Teamwork, and Helping Children

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October 12, 2018

the four students that made up Steve's consulting team

The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), a hallmark program at our business school, is an experiential learning opportunity where students work on a team to solve a real-world problem with a client. Being a firm…

How the Duke MBA is Preparing Me for the Next Step in My Career

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October 2, 2018

6 classmates around a restaurant table, next step in my career

Why go back to earn an MBA? Why now? Why Fuqua? These are some of the questions I received when deciding to pursue an MBA midway through my career. I have experienced professional…

Are MBA Case Competitions For You?

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June 8, 2018

A screenshot from the WebEx we used to collaborate during case competitions

Admittedly, consulting is a popular and well-explored career in business schools. Experience in consulting can be powerful: you gain multi-disciplinary and cross-functional exposure while working on strategic C-suite problems in various industries. So…

10 Things I Learned in the Program

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February 15, 2018

Students around a dining table, things I learned in my MBA program

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Choosing to pursue an MBA is a life-altering decision. It usually involves spending quite some time…

A Day in the Life of a Global Executive MBA

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January 5, 2018

students posing in front of the Bund in Shanghai, during a day in the life of a Global Executive MBA student

As part of the residency for our fourth term, my Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) classmates and I were in Shanghai. I wanted to provide insights on life in the program, so here are some…

Club Spotlight: Social Impact

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November 15, 2017

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Professional clubs in the program provide students with the opportunity to gain academic and industry knowledge…

Gaining a Unique Health Care Perspective at HSM Bootcamp

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100 MBA students gathered at HSM Bootcamp

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Every year, the Duke Health Sector Management (HSM) program hosts Bootcamp, a week-long intensive course for…

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