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How I Met My First and Closest Friends in the Program

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January 24, 2020

seven friends in the program standing around their dinner table clinking their beer glasses in a cheer

I got my acceptance from Fuqua in December 2018, and by the beginning of 2019, I had made up my mind about spending the next year of my life in Durham, North Carolina

What It Takes to Be A Student Leader

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November 21, 2019

three students in a conference room white boarding and in a discussion; student leader

One popular opportunity is to serve as a student leader of the class in the MQM Association which is an integral part of the program experience

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…

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…

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…