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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

How Our Career Management Center Works with Students

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May 8, 2019

five members of the career management center chat around a conference table

In the Career Management Center (CMC), we know that each student’s career journey is different, including the reasons that led to the selection of the Global Executive MBA program. Therefore we offer a variety of career-related programs and services

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…

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…

Inside the Cross Continent MBA Consulting Club

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April 6, 2017

two dozen consulting club members pose for a group shot

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  If you have doubts about the effectiveness of student clubs within the…

Spotlight on The Cross Continent MBA Energy Club

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January 14, 2017

8 members of the Energy Club pose for a group photo

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Professional clubs in the Cross Continent MBA program provide students with the…

Why I Chose Duke’s Cross Continent MBA

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January 8, 2016

A corporate visit to Tesla in China for Duke's Cross Continent MBA students

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  In many ways, I fell into Duke’s Cross Continent MBA program by…

Living the Dream: Launching a Startup While in The Duke MBA

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September 18, 2015

hard at work designing shoes - launching a startup while in the Duke Cross Continent MBA

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  It’s true what they say about being at the right place at…

Broadening Health Care Perspectives with an MBA

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July 6, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students visit Op ASHA while studying in India

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Experiences shape your perspectives. When I was 12, my mom was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a…

Building Global Business Competence

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January 27, 2015

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  About a year ago, I sat in my chief risk officer’s office, and had asked her,…

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