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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

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

First, A Bit About Me Hello prospective Fuqua students! I’m Meena Selvarengaraju, and I’m in the midst of my third term as part of the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) Class of 2019. 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…

Great Company and Conversations in the Cigar Club

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December 18, 2017

a dozen members of the cigar club, great company and conversations

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The Duke Cigar Club, established by our class in late 2016, was one of Duke’s formally recognized…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

A Closer Look at the Women in Business Club

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The Women in Business club pose for a group photo after they golf outing

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

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…

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