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25 Random Things About Us

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October 15, 2019

Jane, Aritra and Rachel posing for a photo for their random things blog

If you’re a prospective student, maybe you found yourself staring at the “25 Random Things About Yourself” essay prompt on the admission application, wondering where and how to start. It might seem a little tricky at first, so here are 25 random things about us to help you get into a groove

The Value of Playing Intramural Sports at Duke

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February 13, 2019

9 students pose for a photo after their soccer game, part of intramural sports at Duke

Do you love sports? Are looking to have fun? Intramural sports is something you can get involved in right away as a student at Duke. The university’s athletics program is world-class, but you…

What Are MQM Extracurricular Activities Like?

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January 31, 2019

six students smiling, extracurricular activities

Students in the MQM: BA program are not only academically driven, but also bring a wealth of extracurricular experience and talent to the program. At Fuqua, almost all of the extracurricular activities and…

Our 25 Random Things

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November 29, 2018

the entire MQM: BA class poses for a photo on day one of orientation, 25 random things

As a prospective MQM student, the “25 Random Things About Yourself” application essay can look a bit intimidating at first. However, if you follow these tips from Admissions and approach it with the…

Feeling Welcomed by Fuqua and Its Community

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October 29, 2018

dozens of students pose with the flags of India and Pakistan, one of the events that made the author feel welcomed by Fuqua

Since emigrating from Pakistan to the U.S. two years ago, I’ve met hundreds of new people and made great new friends. However, before Fuqua, I always craved having a community that I could…

Student Diversity on Display at Multicultural Events

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June 12, 2018

Two dozen students pose behind Indian and Pakistani flags, symbolic of student diversity at Fuqua

India/Pakistan Independence Day Because Fuqua does so much to encourage diversity, my friend Karan and I felt inspired to put on this event. About a month into our MQM program, we began to…

Frustration to Euphoria: The Hackathon Experience

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June 11, 2018

The hackathon experience...Kelsey and Collin holding up the number 3 on their hands after the Duke Men's Basketball Hackathon

Even though I’ve been playing sports since I was five, I didn’t truly understand the importance of teamwork until I attempted to compete in a hackathon solo. There’s nothing more demoralizing than staring…

Fun Events Help Relieve Business School Stress

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May 24, 2018

David and classmates pose for a photo during their zip line activity, one of the ways they relieved business school stress

When I start any adventure, the memories about my first impressions and thoughts are often a bit blurry because I usually get overexcited and try to pay attention to everything around me, with…

Bonding Through Extracurricular Activities

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February 19, 2018

group photo of students on the basketball court, one of the extracurricular activities

Never would I have thought this brief, one-year encounter with Fuqua would be so personal and profound. Beginning early in the MQM program, a series of team building events made one thing clear—we would…