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


Finding My Voice at Fuqua
Published August 03, 2021 in Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
Four ladies wearing brightly colored dresses; finding my voice
I would describe Fuqua as my lifetime school, where I have grown professionally and personally, where I learned important life lessons, and where I met lifelong friends. read more ❯

MMS


Why Attending Admissions Events is Important
Published July 26, 2021 in Duke MMS Student Blog
directional signage in the Fuqua building pointing to the admissions office; admissions events
Attending admissions events is an important part of your graduate school search. Not only does it give you a chance to learn more about the school and program, but it could also potentially help you while writing admission essays.read more ❯

Global Executive MBA


A Family Member’s Life-Threatening Disease Propelled Me Toward an MBA
Published July 30, 2021 in Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
A mother and daughter smiling at the camera; family
I have a unique story behind pursuing my MBA and my corporate passion: my oldest child was diagnosed with a life-threatening disease. read more ❯

MQM: Business Analytics


A Year Full of Leadership Opportunities
Published June 10, 2021 in Duke MQM Student Blog
A number of students, some kneeling and some standing, posing in a room with blue elements; leadership opportunities
I have always been passionate about engaging in extracurricular activities and serving in whatever community I find myself. read more ❯

Weekend Executive MBA


Being “The Only” in the Room Will Make You Part of the Team
Published July 22, 2021 in Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
A number of students wearing masks outside on a college campus; team
As I near the twilight of my time at Fuqua, I can attest to the life-changing experience that only the Weekend Executive MBA learning journey can provide. read more ❯