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


Unexpected Leadership Gains in the Context of COVID-19
Published June 29, 2020 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
the student photos of the 11 members of the MBAA cabinet
In February, I started to consider taking on a leadership role at Fuqua during the second year of my MBA to be able to give back to a community that had given me so much up to that point.read more ❯

MMS


A Transformed Program: Completing My Degree OnlineA screenshot with several students and staff watching Dean Bill Boulding; completing my degree online
In hindsight, I can’t believe I felt shocked upon receiving the news I would be completing my degree online. Now that we’ve been quarantined for so long, logging into Zoom feels routine. 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


Shifting to Online Classes During the PandemicA screenshot of a Zoom gallery view during online classes including a dozen students' and their professor's video feeds
Now that we've graduated and most of my MQM classmates and I have entered our permanent vacations from academia, I can honestly say—I miss online classes.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 ❯