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 to Maximize the First Terms at Fuqua
Published October 09, 2020 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
a dozen students pose with a Duke banner beneath the Stryker Neurovascular sign during their first terms at Fuqua
I had heard how fast time flies once school starts, but it only really registered in mid-December while I was walking out from my last exam of the term. Time and tide wait for no man, but man did I wish I had known a few things before the craziness came and went. read more ❯


What I Learned While Jobhunting During the Pandemic
Published September 28, 2020 in Duke Master of Management Studies Student Blog
a student working on her laptop; jobhunting during the pandemic
Around May of 2019, I had just finished my undergraduate degree, graduated, and was looking forward to yet another graduation the following year at Duke.read more ❯

Global Executive MBA

Gender Parity in an MBA: An Empowering Environment
Published September 22, 2020 in Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
about 20 of the women in Kate's class that has near gender parity
One year ago, I sat surrounded by about 90 fellow students in a Fuqua lecture hall in Durham. A slide was flashed across the screen with demographics of the cohort, proudly announcing that our Global Executive MBA Class of 2020 represented the highest ratio of women in any previous GEMBA class at Fuqua. read more ❯

MQM: Business Analytics

Completing Our Capstone Project Virtuallyfive students in a Zoom gallery, celebrating their capstone project work
We were at Harry's Breakfast Pancakes in Myrtle Beach eating, when one of us read the news about Harvard moving virtual for the rest of its term because of the... read more ❯

Weekend Executive MBA

Our Program Was Delayed by COVID, but Our Lifetime Relationships Were Accelerated
Published August 30, 2020 in Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Chris and his wife taking a photos from a skyscraper looking out over the city below, lifetime relationships
I found out about my acceptance to Fuqua on Halloween Night, 2019. When I got the call, my wife and I were on the busy streets of Saigon. We celebrated the opportunity but were uncertain if we would take it.read more ❯