Category: Academics

GATE: What an Amazing Experience

China group jump

by Horatio Jones, IV, Weekend Executive MBA '13. Learning about the Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE) is part of what excited me about Duke’s Weekend Executive MBA program. After hearing the experiences of previous participants... Read More

Concentration

In the Weekend Executive MBA program, concentrations are optional. Two classes for the concentration are taken during the final, required term (Term 6), and then the remaining requirement of a final project is completed during... Read More

Ready for China

July 2nd has been circled on my calendar for quite some time. Why you ask? Not because it is the day after my last day of finals for Term 4, but it’s because I will... Read More

An Ode to Studying

I have studied at a desk. With a pest (named Booger). I have studied on a plane, on a bus, and on a train, And on a boat, but not with a goat (but with... Read More

4 Classes, 4 Teams

In Term 6, also known as the “Super Term,” we took 4 classes, and it was possible to end up on 4 entirely different teams for each class. The Cross Continent students and the Weekend... Read More

Super Term!

The past few weeks have been nice—the calm before the storm—before Term 6, the final term. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It might even be graduation, instead of a... Read More

Testing, Testing … 1, 2, 3

The office was searing hot. It was 5 pm in the afternoon on a Sunday. The temperature in Cambridge, MA, was approaching 90 degrees and the owners of 5 Cambridge Center chose to conserve energy... Read More