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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

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…

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…

Gaining a Unique Health Care Perspective at HSM Bootcamp

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November 15, 2017

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…

3 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

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February 16, 2017

chose Fuqua

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  I have never questioned if I should complete an MBA, it was merely…

How Distance Learning Works in the Cross Continent MBA

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November 16, 2016

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Before I started the Cross Continent MBA program, I was curious as…

Student Break Room Snacks Ranked

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flatbread sandwiches, break room snacks

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Fuqua provides some phenomenal snacks and cuisine while Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA)…

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…

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