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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…

Your MBA Cohort Makes Everything Click

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November 20, 2017

your MBA cohort makes everything click...classmates having dinner and beers on a patio

Before starting the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program, the recurring advice I received was that much of your experience would be about the cohort and the network you build. This seemed it would…

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…

Hey, What’s Up with the (*)?

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September 18, 2017

Dan-McCleary-in-Office-Original-resized

If you have landed here you are probably interested in learning more about how you pursue an MBA while keeping a full-time job. You are likely also interested in what those options look…

How to Do Dubai Like a Pro

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July 6, 2017

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  During Duke University’s intensive and internationally-focused Cross Continent MBA (CCMBA) program, you’ll travel…

Top 16 Things to Do in the CCMBA Program

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February 20, 2017

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  College is a time of exploration. Most people have four years (for those in undergrad, 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…

After Graduation: Enjoying Being a Consultant

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December 13, 2016

Me in the business section of a international flight, one of the perks of being a consultant

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA alumna prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Now that I have the job with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), what’s it…

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