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My Executive MBA Journey

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April 22, 2019

a dozen classmates in Duke and other athletic gear; executive MBA journey

It’s amazing how life can change so quickly. A little over a year ago, I had started my application to the Weekend Executive MBA program, not thinking I had any chance of getting into Fuqua.

You Have Questions, Admissions Has Answers

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September 22, 2017

prospective students watch a presentation by an Admissions officer

In my initial conversation with prospective students, often the last question they ask me is, “What have I not asked that I should be asking?” The truth is, there are probably endless things to…

Hey, What’s Up with the (*)?

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September 18, 2017

Dan McCleary, director of admissions for executive MBA programs at desk

If you have landed here you are probably interested in learning more about how you pursue an MBA while keeping a full-time job. You are likely also interested in what those options look…

Why I Chose Duke’s Weekend Executive MBA Program

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October 2, 2015

Breeden Hall at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business where Mike Dennis is enrolled in the Weekend Executive MBA program

Earning my MBA from an elite university has always been a goal of mine, but I found it difficult to leave a fulfilling career and my personal obligations in order to return to…

Benefits of The Duke MBA for Physicians

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July 7, 2015

With my classmates. Duke Fuqua Weekend Executive MBA students including physicians Jennifer and Stephanie

I’m a physician and have been on faculty at Duke University going on six years as an endocrinologist who specializes in thyroid diseases. For the last two years, I have been the vice…

Students, Faculty or Staff—Who is Better?

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April 9, 2015

Fuqua Professor John Coleman

We go through various life experiences. Some are small, such as dining in a restaurant, and some are big (and life-changing) such as an MBA from Fuqua. An MBA from Fuqua—apart from providing…

I Made It!

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December 29, 2014

April 2013: Phew!! The GMAT is finally over. September 2013: Oh God, the GMAT is easier than the application process. November 2013: I had an exciting first meeting with an admissions counselor. Early…

Contact Admissions for Guidance

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October 3, 2014

Originally from Florida, I made the move to North Carolina over the summer to join Fuqua’s Admissions staff. Like many of you, I was looking to be part of something bigger. What I…

Fuqua MBA Admissions Counselors are Here to Help

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October 7, 2013

By Andy Medlin, former Weekend Executive MBA admissions counselor. Hello from Admissions! As the Weekend Executive MBA Admissions Counselor, I assist prospective students through the stages of their research and application process. At…

The Fuqua Kind of Friday

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August 6, 2013

I am no stranger to Fridays! After a grueling week, most people I know like to kick back and relax; some may even crack a smile. But this was different — never had…

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