Category Archives: Careers

Experience, Salary, Vacation, and an Offer.

  Jobless in November As mid-November rolled around, I was not one of the fortunate few who had already landed a job offer, and therefore able to spend winter break in blissful relaxation. After speaking to my career coach about … Continue reading

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Business Case Competition Provides Consulting Experience

Now that most of the MMS: FOB class has gone through the first rush of recruiting season, it seems that one of the popular routes is consulting. I had only vaguely heard of what consulting was before coming to Fuqua, … Continue reading

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Networking is like a Game of Ping Pong, Literally

When you’re a graduate student at The Fuqua School of Business, even the fortune cookie that you get with your Chinese takeout food gives you the same advice — “attend receptions, send emails and make yourself memorable.” It’s a concept … Continue reading

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Two MMS Programs Offer Opportunities to Stretch & Grow

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” Nearly everyone laughs when I share this quip by the American humorist Will Rogers. It isn’t particularly American, of course, so that’s why it even works … Continue reading

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Why Duke? Why Fuqua?

Duke. Fuqua. These two words are game changers. Being accepted into a program that is a part of both? That is life changing. Ok, well maybe being accepted into the MMS: Foundations of Business program isn’t really what changes your … Continue reading

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Preparing for Career Success with MMS

My favorite part of the MMS: Foundations of Business program is the focus on self-assessment and development. So far, we’ve focused on this in our Business Communications class, as well as workshops on team dynamics and career preparation. In order … Continue reading

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Opening My Next Chapter with MMS

Why Duke? Why Fuqua? Why MMS? From the admissions process to conversations with employers, family, or friends, be sure to truly take the time to reflect on these questions. They are asked time and time again, so be ready to … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Path

I graduated from Meredith College, a women’s college in Raleigh, NC, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two minors in history and Italian. So how did a person like me end up in a school of business? Let’s first … Continue reading

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What is Team Fuqua?

From day one of the MMS: Foundations of Business program, I was sold on Team Fuqua. You can feel it the moment you step on campus. Every student is here for the same reason — to leave a legacy and … Continue reading

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My Number One Lesson From MMS

Networking. It’s a term that you’ll probably get sick of at Fuqua. But what does it even mean? According to Merriam-Webster, net·work·ing is “the exchange of information or services among individuals; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or … Continue reading

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