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Hi can you please provide details about what you have heard great about those professors. Let me ask you a question - what would you say are a few characteristics of a "great" professor? Also, can you let me know what exactly is the way classes are imparted which sets Fuqua apart. A couple of thing...

by becnil

Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hi, It will be pretty difficult to get you in touch with students in these classes, at least for me, because I have already graduated (May 2013). Also, honestly, I am not sure why you would need to do that for the purpose of your application. I think you just need to have a good understanding of the...

by becnil

Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:59 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

I have a qu estion in addition to what you have answered. You mentioned about the faculty advisor. Could you please provide little more detail on that. We have a faculty advisor (Professor), who manages this program. Details can be found at http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/admin/stuserv/courseinfo/managemt...

by becnil

Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:04 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hello, I would just add to Irene's response above: How many men usually decide to have internship with start-ups? And how many decide to create their own company after graduation. I don't think there is a stable/fixed percentage of "men" who go for an internship with start-up firms. It varies from y...

by becnil

Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hello, Here are my answers: 1. Career change Please refer to the link below to find more information about the Operations Management concentration at Fuqua. http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/student_resources/academics/concentrations/operations_management/ Do you have any classmate that has a similar career...

by becnil

Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

I believe you can. However, the GATE country leaders are usually FY students.

by becnil

Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hello, Here are my answers: 1. What are the offerings of the GATE what are the countries typically visited and what kind of projects are picked up and what is the student involvement in these projects. Please refer to the link here which has updated information about GATE and our new FCCP program. h...

by becnil

Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hello, Here are my responses (in italics ): I want to get into Corporate Finance, with no prior experience in it. 1) While reading and understanding the roles, I have got a good understanding of the roles in Corporate Finance. In the short term goal, do we have to be VERY SPECIFIC abt the profile (s...

by becnil

Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

In short, the Terms are going to fly by very fast, so be prepared for it. There is literally no comparison with the Semester system (which I had both in my UG and my MS). But at the same time, you will be learning a ton of topics, which will allow you to determine where you want to specialize in you...

by becnil

Sat Aug 11, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

I fully agree with ai86 on this topic; she has already summed up the key points, but I will try to add in a bit. 1. Our core courses in Fuqua are designed to provide a balance of strong quantitative and qualitative understanding to a diverse community of students. So, irrespective of your background...

by becnil

Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Ask a Duke Fuqua Student
Replies: 96
Views: 44764

Hello, As you may already know, Fuqua is a very strong general management program. It has successfully placed MBAs in the marketing world, both CPG and non-CPG. If you look into the most recent employment statistics, you would be able to see the percentage of students taking up similar careers as yo...

by becnil

Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Hello from Duke Fuqua
Replies: 4
Views: 2459

Hello from Duke Fuqua

Hello everybody, I am Niladri, a Daytime MBA student at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. I have just completed my first year of studies and looking forward to go through my summer internship and then transition into my second year. I have received great help from "beatthegmat" while app...

by becnil

Tue May 22, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Hello from Duke Fuqua
Replies: 4
Views: 2459

Thanks for your response Tom,
Niladri.

by becnil

Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Re: Duke Fuqua and UNC KF
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

Hi,

Thanks for responding, again.
Niladri.

by becnil

Thu Mar 31, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Re: Duke Fuqua and UNC KF
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

Duke and UNC

Hi, I have received my admit decision from both Duke Fuqua and UNC KF. While Duke did not offer me any assistance, UNC is offering me a Fellowship of $30 K per year. I am in a bit of a dilemma right now ! Would you mind giving me some advice regarding this? My background is in engineering (public se...

by becnil

Mon Mar 28, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Duke and UNC
Replies: 2
Views: 2412