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How My Forensics Track Experience Helps Me in My Job

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December 14, 2018

As I was applying to Fuqua’s MQM program and doing my initial research, I didn’t have a great idea of what forensics was. However, of the four functional tracks offered in the program,…

How the Marketing Track Prepared Me for My Career

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December 3, 2018

Scenes at The Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC Friday, November 17, 2017. (Justin Cook for The New York Times)

During my time as a Fuqua student in the MQM: BA Marketing track, much of my coursework focused on the customer—such as my favorite class, Customer Relationship Management. In this class, we took…

Your MQM FAQs Answered

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August 28, 2018

MQM FAQs: dozens of MQM students posing for a group photo and holding up New Year's greetings in Chinese

Prospective students ask a lot of good questions about what our program is like. So to help share some insight on the student experience, here are some MQM FAQs: How much time do…

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…

The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

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April 24, 2018

five teammates pose in a classroom, The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

On January 17th, the day had come at last—Team Changeover. I was sad to leave my original learning team members, with whom I’d been working for the previous five months. But at the…

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…

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…

Why I Enrolled in MQM

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November 20, 2017

Holding up my #FuquaBound banner I received in the admit pack, just prior to being enrolled in MQM

Why did I decide to enroll at Duke University? My answer is simple. The Fuqua School of Business is one of the best business schools in the world, and I truly believed that…