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

Daytime MBA


How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better Leader
Published April 06, 2021 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
Many students posing on the steps of the Fuqua School of Business
The most challenging aspect of my leadership experience was last summer when I felt like I could barely balance life personally and professionally. The first wave of COVID-19 hit, classes were now virtual, my internship had been shortened, and I was grappling with how to build an inclusive community through it all. read more ❯

MMS


How Real-World Experience Confirmed My Interest in a Consulting CareerAn office building with green space in front and a blue sky behind; Consulting Career
I found myself more excited than ever about my future career path. I had been exposed to consulting, which appeared to be a perfect fit. The field appeared to line up neatly with my skills and personality, however, one glaring issue still existed: I had absolutely no experience in the industry.read more ❯

Global Executive MBA


What LEGOs Taught Me About Teamwork During Orientation
Published April 16, 2021 in Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
a woman, masked, holding strings during an exercise at orientation
The learning begins before students step foot in a classroomread more ❯

MQM: Business Analytics


MQM Career Data Shows Students in DemandFuqua MQM Student Wearing a Mask; MQM Career Data
The 2020 Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) Business Analytics program career report showed success, similar to past years. This was a victory given pandemic-related declines in hiring.read more ❯

Weekend Executive MBA


Why Duke Fuqua Was the Right Choice for My Executive MBA
Published April 02, 2021 in Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Assel and classmates in front of the Duke Fuqua sign
My experience here was absolutely amazing and I would like to share it with you.read more ❯