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Impact and Advantages of the Weekend Executive MBA

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January 14, 2014

I’ve been reflecting on my MBA experience, and thought it might be time for an update on me and how the MBA impacted me — for one thing, I made a huge career…

New Ventures 101: Entrepreneurship is About Taking a Risk

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October 15, 2013

It has been 9 months since I submitted a final paper for my entrepreneurship concentration. Since then, I have scratched out the beginnings of a new venture. The initial team included Daytime MBA…

The Power of the Duke Network

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August 15, 2013

MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change When I joined the Duke Weekend Executive MBA class in 2006, I was a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Director of Force Application Capabilities,…

My Journey to Fuqua

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March 12, 2013

A Day in Fall 2011: While working on a project at a large distributor’s Global Headquarters in fall 2011, a Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain approached my desk to discuss an…

Moving Through the Program–Literally

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July 20, 2012

It has been a hectic month! I moved two weeks ago, during our Term 4 final exam period, from NC to NJ. I’m still commuting back and forth to NC for work. At…

Career Crunch Time

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May 31, 2012

I came to Fuqua intent on making a career transition … but then the program began and I quickly let schoolwork, socializing with classmates, and my work/family responsibilities take precedent. Now, however, it’s…

Unforeseen Benefits

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May 2, 2012

About this time last year I was eagerly awaiting the start of my Weekend Executive MBA journey. A significant part of my excitement and anticipation involved not knowing what to expect and whether…

Life, Love and the Pursuit of Craziness

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After my class finished Term 3 finals, I used this blog as yet another reason to procrastinate on my all-out attack of the 20-pound FedEx box containing my Term 4 pre-reading! You see,…

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