Tag Archives: Health

Fuqua Bucket List

Everyone says that time flies in business school — this is true — but you don’t understand or believe it until you experience it for yourself. In addition, you are so busy (even in your second year!) that it is … Continue reading

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Family Matters: Getting an MBA as a Parent

I am Liz Charles, a mother of four children and a recent Daytime MBA graduate. Before Fuqua, I worked as a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado. When my youngest son entered Kindergarten, I decided to pursue my … Continue reading

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Crazy for Case Competitions

As you begin your application process to business school, you start to assess where you are, where you would like to go, and the skill set that you need to bridge that gap. For me, I came back to school … Continue reading

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Getting an Inside Look at Potential Employers

It feels like I got here just yesterday, but oh how the time flies! I recently finished my first term (7 more to go!) and I had a one-week fall break before the start of my second term. Instead of … Continue reading

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1 Term Down, 3 To Go

What a whirlwind of a first term that was! I can’t believe it has been over 10 weeks since I packed up the U-Haul and drove from Boston to Durham. Any doubts that I had about leaving the workforce for … Continue reading

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Back to School

I land in Durham, unpack not just summer luggage, but also boxes from an apartment move. Set up the cable and internet. Jumpstart my car not once, but twice. Rush out to get groceries. Go out for dinner and drinks. … Continue reading

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How I Got to “Durham”

Hello readers! While I’ve spent years as an avid blog reader, this is the first time I’m writing for a blog. As part of my transformational experience here at Fuqua, I decided to take on the challenge of blogging. While … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Sets the Stage for Fuqua Experience

HSM Provides Outlet for Giving Back Previous to coming to Duke, I volunteered and worked at hospitals, clinics, and a generic drug manufacturer. I witnessed patient interaction and saw patient feedback from a financial perspective. I have always enjoyed the … Continue reading

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The Business of Healthcare

The business school application process forces you to think about what you are passionate about and where in society you’d like to make a personal contribution. It allowed me to articulate a nascent desire to participate in the ongoing discussion … Continue reading

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Hello & Hola from Argentina!

I’m in Argentina for spring break! I’m here because I’m participating in a Strategic Planning Practicum, so I’m not just here to relax and bask in the sun. I’m here to work, to learn, and to give back. The Strategic … Continue reading

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