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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…

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…

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 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…

Team Fuqua: A School and a Family

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June 8, 2015

Duke Fuqua Cross Continent MBA students on a farm in Jaipur, India

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  As we barreled down the road connecting Agra and Jaipur in our blissfully air-conditioned 12-person van,…

Your Learning Team has You Covered

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October 17, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The first day of school is always accompanied by some degree of butterflies in the stomach….

Becoming a Business School Student

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September 11, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  As I spent time in the Global Studies Building during my undergrad years at the University…

Break a Leg. No Really, it Helps.

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August 11, 2014

This blog was written prior to the Cross Continent MBA program merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  I don’t quite know when I decided that I wanted to do an MBA. I always…

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