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A Devil's Perspective. Raksha '21

It’s usually assumed that there are two paths for life sciences majors: medical school or a PhD and research. Both paths require at least six years of education and loads of tuition money and stress. For these reasons, the M.D. or PhD false dichotomy may not appeal to every life sciences student.

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A Devil's Perspective. Martha Hagan '21

 Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action is a must-read for anyone looking for clarity and a new perspective on discovering Why we do the things we do. This book will change the way you make decisions, especially when choosing a major, internship, job, or career path! 

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S. Clay Adams

Duke Families,

Welcome to the Duke community! We are incredibly excited for the incoming Class of 2025 and to have you as part of our community. Each year we are thrilled to welcome your students to Duke University; their energy and passion inspire our community. Much of our newsletter information will be shared on our social media platforms; however, we do encourage you to read each edition for additional insights, context, and official University response.

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Alicia Rhodes, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
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As a break from school approaches, students usually ask “what can I do to make the most of my break?” or “what can I do to prepare for my return from break?”

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

This is the final post in the Life Hacks series of blog posts. Starting a new job is an expected challenge but how long has it been since you came to Duke and made a whole new set of friends? These tips and resources should help you in this transition.

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Isabella Wang
Flags of the Week for Spring 2021

This spring, we wrote 13 Flag of the Week articles with countries from the Middle East, Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia!

 

Middle East: Israel, United Arab Emirates

Europe: Belarus, Ukraine, Monaco

Africa: Eswatini, Cameroon

South America: Peru, Guyana, Suriname

Asia: Vietnam

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center

RENTING/HOUSING 

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Perhaps one of the biggest expenses anyone has is a place to live. Experts recommend that housing not exceed about 30 percent of your take home pay.  These days, that’s not necessarily realistic, but there are a few ways you can work it out to make that rent payment more manageable.  

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Brinner at Marketplace

BRINNER (Breakfast for Dinner) AT MARKETPLACE

April 24th, 2021

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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DURHAM MARKET

Scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese (v, gf, egg, milk, soy,)

Poached salmon (fish, gf) Lemon butter sauce (gf, milk)

Asparagus (v+, gf, soy)

Bull City Sausage gravy (wheat, milk) and biscuits (wheat, milk, soy)

Hillsboro Rd Home fries (soy, v+, gf)

Boiled eggs (v, gf. Egg)

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Jennifer Agor, Assistant Director, Duke Career Center
That horrifying moment when you're looking for an adult but you realize that you are an adult. So you look around for an older adult. and adultier adult someone better at adulting than you.

When you talk to one of us about your friends, your roommate, and other students around you at Duke, most often you refer to one another as kids?  “What are other kids in my major doing?  What questions do other kids ask you?”   

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