Experience With Duke 's Team Fuqua Culture Essay

843 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
There is a famous proverb quoted “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” This quote resonates with much of my life and parallels my experience with Duke’s Team Fuqua culture. From the time I started my business school journey, I have experienced the community and support of Fuqua students through countless interactions. Sidney McLaurin coached me through applying to Management Leadership for Tomorrow’s (MLT) MBA Preparation Program, Erika Hines (’17) graciously opened her home to me during a school visit, and Noelle Kelly (’17) has spent many hours enlightening me on the HSM program and Durham. These three individuals helped shape my definition of Team Fuqua through their communal spirit, authenticity, and sacrificial nature. Among the many growth opportunities available at Fuqua, it is the students that have been the largest differentiating factor for me in my business school exploration. I intend to contribute to the character of the school by bringing my passion for health and wellness to the community, growing alongside the future leaders of the business world, and supporting diversity initiatives.
My desire to leave an indelible mark within the healthcare field stems from my family’s experience with the frustrations of the administration system. While my engineering profession and uneasiness at the sight of my own blood will not help me directly contribute to saving a life from an operating table, I have found there are ways to enhance…

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