Tag: Travel

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

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

My Residency Initiation

As I drove down I-85, on the first of many trips (I have now logged 6,000+ miles), I didn't quite know what to expect of my first Weekend Executive residency. I had so many questions... Read More

The Right Time for an MBA

Like most who are seriously thinking about pursuing an MBA, the three biggest questions I asked myself as I researched MBA programs were: What value will an MBA provide? Which program is right for me?... 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

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

Leaving on a Jet Plane …

Last Thursday my mind turned to what I had to get done before leaving for Durham: I looked through my “Duke Travel” folder in Yahoo mail, which helps me to stay organized. I saw that... Read More

Staying Fit in Any Time Zone, Any Place

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 never thought... Read More