Our student blogs are written by the students who know the program experience the best, along with occasional contributions from alumni, faculty and staff.

Check out the latest from our bloggers below:


Daytime MBA


How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic
Published May 28, 2020 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
The Breeden Hall entrance to Fuqua with the school sign and blooming cherry trees in the foreground; How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic
Whether it be the professors, the Office of Student Life, or the students, the entire Fuqua family came together and forged ahead during what probably will be one of the most challenging, yet interesting terms at Fuqua. And here is the story of it.read more ❯

MMS


From Social Sciences to Business: Why My Pre-Fuqua Fears Were UnfoundedAriel posing in front of the UVA quad; the transition from social sciences to business
I remember barely being able to sleep approximately two weeks before orientation in July. I couldn’t believe that I, a sworn 'anti-anything that has to do with numbers' student was about to embark on her newfound journey to business school. read more ❯

Global Executive MBA


How to Stay Ahead in an Executive MBA Program
Published February 05, 2020 in Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
dozens of students seated in Geneen Auditorium with eyes on the on-stage presenter; how to stay ahead in an executive MBA program
Working a full-time job, working with your team, managing personal responsibilities, and getting an MBA at the same time is not for the weak-hearted. It takes grit and resilience to get through an executive MBA program—but the right mechanisms, habits, and tools are the key differentiators between success and failure.read more ❯

MQM: Business Analytics


Exploring West Coast Jobs During Fall BreakRachel standing in front of the LinkedIn sign, exploring West Coast jobs
Last October, I spent a week in San Francisco during fall break and immersed myself in the Bay Area and its culture. It was a fantastic experience for a tech enthusiast like me and a great opportunity to learn more about West Coast jobs.read more ❯

Weekend Executive MBA


Managing an EMBA Program as a Small Business Owner
Published May 04, 2020 in Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Sara standing beside one of her company's dumpsters with the logo on it and her jacket, managing an EMBA as a business owner
As anyone who runs their own business knows, entrepreneurship ain’t easy! Your business takes over every single thought in your head from morning till night when you rest your precious little head on the pillow.read more ❯