Author Archives: Lily Shabani

Lily Shabani

About Lily Shabani

MMS, Class of 2013. Find out more about me...

The Best Cafes & Sweet Shops in Durham

During my time at Fuqua, I noticed that two key items became exceedingly popular to students — coffee and sweets. Durham offers a lot of unique dining and drinking options that you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to well-known … Continue reading

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Happy, Sad, and Everything In Between: The End of MMS

When I finished my last official class as part of the MMS program, I was so happy. I found myself in a favorable position — gainfully employed, graduating with a master’s degree, and with a newfound set of friendships that … Continue reading

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Frankie’s Fun Park Lives Up to its Name

Work hard, play hard. It’s a mantra you’ll hear over and over at Fuqua. Luckily for us, it’s not just a mantra, but a true philosophy by which Fuqua students live. So it’s no surprise that recently, a group of … Continue reading

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Internships Pay Off in More Ways than One

So, you know what an internship is. You may have even done one or two over the years. But, what about a winternship? These are internships that Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) sets up for students to complete over their … Continue reading

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MBA Alumni Provide Career Coaching

Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) deserves HUGE props for setting up numerous activities to prepare us for the professional world. The CMC set up mock interview sessions, resume writing workshops, and even interactive panels with MMS alumni who returned to … Continue reading

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The “Typical” B-School Student?

When you think of graduate students at business school, I’m sure you think of people with backgrounds related to finance, economics, and maybe even engineering. Right? Wrong. As the business world is growing and evolving, it is constantly seeking individuals … Continue reading

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Breaking into Consulting

Case Competition Provides Valuable Learning Experience Placing second out of 22 teams at my first consulting competition … “happy” doesn’t even begin to describe my feelings! My fellow MMSers and I were lucky to be given the opportunity to participate … Continue reading

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