Tag Archives: Transition

Give the Admissions Process Your Best — Don’t Let Doubts Overcome You

I was sitting in accounting class, listening to the lecture on accounts receivable, and during the break I heard all the different languages around me: Chinese, Korean, and Hindi. I suddenly realized how awesome it is for all of us … Continue reading

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Settling in Durham as an International Student: Part 1

Finding Housing, Transportation, and Furniture Coming from central London, where I studied my undergraduate degree, I knew from the start that my transition to Durham would be tough. I had never lived in the United States before, and honestly apart … 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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Top 3 Reasons to Join MMS

For the next 8 months, I’ll be living in a town that I knew nothing about until earlier this year: Durham, North Carolina. For 18 years, I lived in the same state, in the same town, at the same address. … Continue reading

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Coming to a Crossroads & Choosing MMS

Anyone who has experienced a senior year, whether during high school or college, can relate to the emotional twinge in response to the question: “So, what’s next?” It’s a question that can initially seem subtle, benign even, but over time … Continue reading

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Tips on Moving to Durham

Everyone knows that moving to a new city is nothing less than stressful, but the only word I can think of to describe moving to another continent is “overwhelming.” There were so many things that I needed to figure out. … Continue reading

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Language Institute Teaches More than English

For the first time this summer, MMS students attended the Fuqua Language Institute with MBA students. All participants were incoming international students who had not spent significant time in the United States. The institute was a mandatory pre-term program for … 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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Celebrations & Reflections

Fuqua sponsored our end-of-the-year banquet just over a week ago at one of Durham’s best Italian restaurants, Piazza Italia. The event provided an opportunity to celebrate each other and our accomplishments. It was also a great way to socialize as … Continue reading

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Graduation On My Mind

It’s hard to believe, but in about 30 days I’ll be a graduate of The Fuqua School of Business! The last 10 months have gone by quickly, and I must say it’s been an amazing ride. I’ve had the opportunity … Continue reading

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