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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

How To Survive Family Life During an EMBA

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June 18, 2019

Jamie, his wife and two small kids posing for a family portrait; family life

Any EMBA program will put a strain on your family and relationship with your partner. But is it possible to mitigate the strain, and is it worth it

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

4 Things to Know Before Starting the First Term

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January 18, 2019

five students pointing at a team room computer screen during the first term residency

After months of waiting, chatting with future classmates via Slack, and MBA Math-ing to prepare for the coursework, beginning of the first term finally arrived! Orientation and the first residency in Durham was a remarkable…

5 Tips for Cross Continent MBA Residencies

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January 24, 2014

mba class

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Fuqua’s Cross Continent MBA program offers a perfect blend of study, work, and travel. You get…