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MBA Reflections: The Sky is the Limit

June 11, 2019

Preshank posing beside the Fuqua sign; MBA reflections

I attended an open house and fell in love with the curriculum and warmth of the school community which motivated me to apply

Surviving Through Term 3!

May 7, 2015

Duke's Weekend MBA Students during Partner Weekend

I’ve survived Term 3, which means I’m half-way through the Weekend Executive MBA (WEMBA) journey. In the Term 2 and 3 courses, I have not only learned about the detail orientation needed to…

I Made It!

December 29, 2014

Exploring Duke campus with my team during a scavenger hunt at orientation

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…

GATE: What an Amazing Experience

October 31, 2014

group photo of students on a GATE trip to China

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…

Impact and Advantages of the Weekend Executive MBA

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…

The Fuqua Kind of Friday

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…

Creature Comforts of Being a Student Again

July 25, 2013

So the free Fuqua bag is awesome. I’m not kidding, I don’t typically like anyone buying anything for me because I am rather selective in my tastes, but this bag is almost worth…

Tailgating with the Dean

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…

An Ode to Studying

October 29, 2012

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…

The Social Side of Super Term

October 11, 2012

group of student

Super Term, a 2-week residency on campus, kicked off with a meeting of the Weekend Executive and Cross Continent MBA classes of 2012. During the joint term, the two groups bonded and elected…