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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…

What is Team Fuqua?

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April 9, 2018

six students seated around a table, collaborating on work embodies the answer to "What is Team Fuqua?"

Team Fuqua. It’s a term you constantly hear in our community. Ask for a definition and a hundred people will tell you a hundred stories to illustrate what it means to them. Synthesizing…

Was the Duke MBA Worth It?

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September 12, 2017

Me with a few classmates posing during graduation, was my MBA worth it

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Yes, and not just for the reasons you think. Going beyond business,…

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…

2 Big Things I Learned During MBA Orientation

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October 7, 2016

3 Cross Continent students climbing a wall during MBA Orientation

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Every Fuqua student will spend a day during MBA orientation with some of…

Why Diversity at Fuqua Gives Me Hope for Tomorrow

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August 18, 2016

the dozens of national and other flags in the halls symbolize the diversity at Fuqua

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  It’s 3:30 a.m. and I can’t sleep. This happens from time to…

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…

How My MBA Training Saved Me on a 6,500-Foot Cliff

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May 9, 2016

My MBA training came in handy on this mountaintop

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  MBA lessons can prove practical in unlikely places. I’m hanging off the…

4 Takeaways from My First CCMBA Residency

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September 30, 2015

My view from the front row in Professor Aaron Kay's Managerial Effectiveness class during my first CCMBA residency

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  1. Accounting Class The first residency hadn’t yet started, but everyone talked…

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…

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