Tag Archives: School/Work/Life Balance

A Lesson in (Time) Management

“I am definitely going to take a course on time management … just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.” – Louis E. Boone This quote very well captures the essence of being in business school, and … Continue reading

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What I Found Along the Road

In 2013, I set some big goals for myself. Two of those goals ended up becoming my biggest achievements for the year: I was accepted into the MMS: Foundations of Business program and I ran my first half marathon. In … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Duke and Durham

Duke and Durham are really different from anything I’ve experienced before or expected. As an international student and as a Fuquan, here are some things I’ve experienced and observed since being here that have really struck me: Student Life at … 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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Fuqua’s Got Talent: A Different Side of Business School

When one thinks of business school, suits, recruiting, and stressful late-night study sessions frequently come to mind. It is a place where accomplished individuals from all over the world gather to learn, grow, and establish a foundation for their respective … Continue reading

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An American Roadtrip

Coming to America, I knew that Thanksgiving was a festive tradition that brought families together to show appreciation for the freedom and liberties they enjoyed. Many international MMS students were invited to celebrate the holiday with American classmates and their … Continue reading

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An Absence Makes the Bonds Stronger

I have to say, business school is hard. After 3 months of intense learning and work, everyone was desperately looking for a break. So the moment we finished exams for Fall Term 1, people raced to the airport! It was … Continue reading

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Discovering Fuqua’s Diversity through International Events

After two really short but busy terms in the MMS: FOB program at Fuqua, we got a much-needed fall break. After the surge of on-campus recruiting, the mad frenzy of classes, company information sessions, networking, job applications, and interviews, getting … Continue reading

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MMS Student AND Resident Assistant

Being a graduate student at Fuqua doesn’t mean you can’t be an active part of Duke’s undergraduate community as well. You can live amongst, make friends with, and even powerfully shape our undergrad community. My two years as a Resident … Continue reading

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MMS: The 10-Month Balancing Act

You’ve got 10 months to explore a new city, maybe even a new country, a new school, meet 100s of new people, and learn everything you can in 15 different classes. Ready. Set. Go. Another year of MMS has begun. … Continue reading

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