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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…

What’s this ‘Amazing Duke Network’ I Keep Hearing About?

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August 11, 2015

Fuqua Weekend MBA students graduating as part of the Duke network

Rather than just spout out a bunch of rhetoric about statistics and impressive data around the Duke network (which I am sure are staggering and inspiring and all that jazz), I’ll just spell…

Free Lunch with a Side of Honest MBA Insight

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February 26, 2014

Maybe it’s just me, but even though I’m a Director at a Fortune 50 company, I’m still a sucker for a free lunch. Based on that, it probably won’t come as much of…

Finding Focus for What’s Important

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January 31, 2014

My brilliant reality is that most of my food these days comes from a bag. The paper Starbucks sleeve that holds my breakfast sandwich, the tote of Chipotle for lunch, and the measly…

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…

Tailgating with the Dean

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February 22, 2013

Duke Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding with several Daytime MBA students

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an event called “Tailgating with the Dean.” My experience was quite different from what most would consider tailgating — hanging out with friends huddled around a…

Super Term!

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September 19, 2012

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…

Why (and How) I Chose Fuqua

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May 23, 2012

There are many programs out there to choose from, and one of the hardest decisions is picking which schools to research, visit, and apply to. In North Carolina’s Triangle area alone, there are…

Staying Fit in Any Time Zone, Any Place

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May 17, 2012

The demands of pursuing a Duke MBA are many. Balancing school, family and recreational activities is no easy task. In fact, balancing the demands and managing your time requires sacrificing activities you once…

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