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Why I Chose to Start an MBA

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October 8, 2019

15 students pose in front of an Alicorp sign with Alicorp swag bags in hand; start an MBA

Why do an MBA? What’s in it for me? What can I get out of it? These were questions I asked myself before I started the Global Executive MBA program at Fuqua in 2017

A Thank You Letter to the Program

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July 29, 2019

the dozens of students that make up the global executive MBA class pose for a group photo on a set of stairs in the JB Duke Hotel, A Thank You Letter to the Program

Dear Global Executive MBA Program: Now that I’m a few months past graduation and have had some time to reflect, I wanted to take a few minutes to express my gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for everything you’ve done for me

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

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

My FCCP Experience: Consulting, Leadership, Teamwork, and Helping Children

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October 12, 2018

the four students that made up Steve's consulting team

The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), a hallmark program at our business school, is an experiential learning opportunity where students work on a team to solve a real-world problem with a client. Being a firm…

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…

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,…

How Duke Helped Me Land a Job at Boston Consulting Group

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November 22, 2016

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA alumna prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Finding Yourself If you are anything like me, you began your MBA…

Extreme Accounting Makeover: Katherine Schipper Edition

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October 20, 2016

Professor Katherine Schipper with a few dozen of her accounting students

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  Thanks to the reality TV show we know how the script goes….

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…

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