Author Archives: Grace Kim

Grace Kim

About Grace Kim

MMS, Class of 2012. Find out more about me...

Fuqua Network Still Strong After Graduation

I truly loved being a part of Fuqua during my year in the MMS program. Aside from the academic and career-oriented aspects of it, you really feel like you’re in a close-knit family. So when we graduated, you can imagine … Continue reading

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Job Search Tips for International Students

Searching for a job as an international student is completely different from searching as an American citizen or a legal resident. Following are some tips and things I wish I had known early in the MMS program. This blog post … Continue reading

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Do This in Durham:

Looking back, there are some things that I should have taken more advantage of during my stay in Durham. Don’t let these things pass YOU by: The Duke Gardens: I went there once and it was great! The day I … Continue reading

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My Duke & Durham Superlatives

Favorite MMS Moment: Every moment! Hahaha. No, I’m serious. I loved being here. Favorite Professor: Bob Nau. He taught Spreadsheet Modeling, and he’s my favorite! He’s amazing – he included screenshots with every in-class exercise and homework, and included detailed … Continue reading

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The Initial MMS Admissions Process

Take it One Step at a Time I remember when I first found out about the MMS program – I was Googling master’s programs in the States when I learned that Duke had a one-year business program for students straight … Continue reading

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Exams!

This week we are taking our last MMS exams! And I’ve found that they are no different than those I took during undergrad in that they’re no fun and require a lot of cramming (ahem, I mean, studying). But they’re … Continue reading

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Career Coaching

One of my favorite aspects of the MMS program has been the career coaching, which every student has access to. My coach is Helen, and she’s the best! At the beginning of the year, there were mandatory sessions for students … Continue reading

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Gaining Quantitative Skills

I come from a very non-quantitative background. I did international studies for my undergrad major, so there were no classes that required quantitative skills. One of the reasons I wanted to come to the MMS program was to increase my … Continue reading

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Career Resources for International Students

We all know that the world economy is not at its best – and the same goes for the economy here, too. It’s especially difficult for us internationals because along with the cultural and language barriers that some of us … Continue reading

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Days of My Life

No two days are the same in this program. Some days are crazy busy, while some are less packed. It all depends on what term you’re in and what activities you’ve signed up for. For example, Summer Term 1 was … Continue reading

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