How Our MBAs Found Meaningful Work (and Set Records!) in 2021
Here are some of the key takeaways and my thoughts from the 2021 employment report on what’s behind the shifts and trends.
The Admissions Interview: What to Expect and How to Prepare
The journey to business school starts in many places—for me, it was in the back seat of my dad’s car. But for all MBAs, at some point, it converges on one location: an admissions interview room.
Examples of Our 25 Random Things
If you're a prospective student reading this blog, chances are you're already aware of the "25 Random Things" essay that is part of the application. But how should you approach writing it? Here are some examples from our essays that might help spark some of your own ideas
Where Duke MBA Grads Landed Jobs in the Pandemic is Only Part of the Story
Even with 2020's challenges, our employment report boasts impressive numbers and tells the stories of what our Duke MBA grads overcame.
Getting the Job
Experiences that develop diverse skills and relationships
The Highs and Lows of Entrepreneurship During Business School
When I came into my first year at Fuqua, second year of my dual-degree overall, I had decided it was time to embrace something different. Fresh off an internship at WeWork, I had entrepreneurial inspiration and an idea for applying techniques I learned during my internship to a new context.
Leveraging My Fuqua Network Landed Me a Career in Venture Capital
I knew that the prospect of landing a career in venture capital (VC) was risky, given the limited job openings but it was a risk I was ready to take.
3 Ways Fuqua Prepared Me for a Career in Consulting
I came to business school with many goals for my personal and professional development, but my career goal was singular: I was going to get a job in consulting.
At Home at Fuqua
People from around the world, thriving in an environment with differing viewpoints
Introducing My Fuqua Family to Durham, My Hometown
Once I committed to Fuqua, I knew I wanted to build more bridges between the Duke and Durham communities.
How My Multi-Cultural Background Prepared Me to Attend Fuqua
Before embarking on business school and then the business world, I was terrified. I soon discovered there were nice people who genuinely cared and wanted a better world too.