Category Archives: Alumni

Three Tips for New MMS Students

Looking back at my MMS experience, I cannot believe how fast the program went by. In the beginning of the summer session, everyone will tell you how quick the program goes by, but you don’t realize how true this statement … Continue reading

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MMS Interns Provide Valuable Support

Almost a year ago, I graduated from the MMS program, eager to apply the skills that I had learned to build a successful career. If someone had told me though, that I would be working with MMS interns less than … Continue reading

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Finance Internship — A Gift that Keeps Giving

Climbing the corporate ladder requires one to gain a lot of experience, not only to get started, but also to obtain promotions. The former is often the greatest struggle for recent graduates at all levels (from high school to graduate … Continue reading

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Friendly, Knowledgeable Career Advice

At Fuqua, there is a wonderful program called Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows (VACF). The VACFs are Fuqua MBA alumni who volunteer to be paired with an MMS student by the Career Management Center (CMC). Matches are made according to the … Continue reading

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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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Alumni Benefits – Events for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship has always been something that I’ve had a strong interest in, and I like to think of myself as an “entrepreneur in training.” While I was a student at Fuqua, I found a number of resources to support my … Continue reading

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Corporate Insights

At Fuqua, we get every Wednesday off! We try to make the most of it. There are often club and extracurricular events. They are also good days for mini trips and corporate visits. On a recent Wednesday, Fuqua’s Career Management … Continue reading

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Seeing MMS From The Other Side

Participating in Case Competition Brings Back Memories I recently had the opportunity to return to Fuqua for the first time since I graduated in May. It was great to be back in Durham and reconnect with the Fuqua community, both … Continue reading

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Everyone at Fuqua is a Resource

Take Advantage of Networking Opportunities If you haven’t heard already, one of the most amazing things about being at Fuqua is the unlimited access to the “Fuqua network.” It goes without saying that some of the most prominent leaders in … Continue reading

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Putting the MMS Degree to Good Use

Chronicling my MMS journey has been an amazing experience, and now as an alumna I hope to give you some perspective on how I’m putting my degree to use. I’ve had a long standing interest in entrepreneurship, particularly in emerging … Continue reading

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