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


3 of My Favorite Professors
Published November 19, 2020 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
students having a discussion with Professor Gavan Fitzsimons in a classroom
The faculty at Fuqua is a highlight of the MBA experience. We have a number of thought leaders in a variety of different industries who all bring a unique perspective to the classroom. read more ❯

MMS


Here’s What Admissions Wants to See in Your MMS Application
Published November 17, 2020 in Duke Master of Management Studies Student Blog
two students at a desk with laptops; MMS application guidance
You want to make the most of your application so that you can join Team Fuqua, and I’m here to help guide you on how. First things first, it’s important to realize that Fuqua takes a very holistic approach to its admissions process. read more ❯

Global Executive MBA


How Fuqua Helped Prepare Me for a Career in Cannabis
Published November 16, 2020 in Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
Charmaine in scrubs and a mask with cannabis plants in the background; career in cannabis
There is nothing like working in the cannabis industry. Cannabis has its own language, culture, and rhythm. It requires a heightened level of resilience, hustle, and grit if you want to successfully operate in the space.read more ❯

MQM: Business Analytics


Here’s What Admissions Wants to See in Your MQM Applicationtwo students at a desk with laptops; MMS application guidance
You want to make the most of your application so that you can join Team Fuqua, and I’m here to help guide you on how. First things first, it’s important to realize that Fuqua takes a very holistic approach to its admissions process. read more ❯

Weekend Executive MBA


Navigating the Pandemic with Help from My MBA Classmates
Published November 10, 2020 in Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
a few dozen of Gavin's MBA classmates standing on the Fuqua entrance stairs, wearing masks and physically distant
A consistent piece of advice that you hear when pursuing an Executive MBA is to try to avoid major life-changing events during the program. But what about something beyond your control—like a global pandemic? read more ❯