Beyond a Safe Space: Empowering LGBTQ+ StudentsJanuary 14, 2021 --I had been researching business schools for a couple years, and after a while, all the top schools seemed the same. I needed something that would cut through the sound bites and similarities to know whether or not I, an openly gay individual, would belong. ...Read More
Virtual Recruiting During COVID-19: Lessons Along the Wayby Sheryle Dirks-Since March, our team has been working diligently to help our students, alumni and employers to navigate the many challenges of virtual recruiting during COVID-19. Along the way, we’ve seen firsthand how job seekers can succeed despite the uncertainties and rapid changes. Here are a few insights that can make a big difference.
My 10 Most Memorable Experiences at Fuquaby Bishnu Panigrahi-When I was a prospective student, I remember reading marketing materials about Fuqua. Now that I have graduated, I have seen how the elements of that content have been brought to life.
The Duke MBA: A Leadership Lab for Personal Growth and Developmentby Sarah Izzo-In February, my MBA Association Co-President Mike Treiser and I were speaking to a classroom full of prospective students about leadership opportunities at Fuqua. Just before the session, I had found out one of my best friends was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
4 Myths About Applying to Fuqua in Round 3by Allison Jamison-Applying to business school is a journey—one that takes diligent research and some careful soul searching. Here in the Office of Admissions, we get a lot of questions about the best time to...
Becoming My Best Self at FuquaJanuary 8, 2021 --My journey at Fuqua was not linear. I moved from Brazil to the United States specifically to join Fuqua. I’ve experienced all the feelings and struggles international students usually go through when pursuing their MBA.
Preparing for Disruption: Technological Transformation of BusinessDecember 29, 2020 --This past year, Fuqua launched a new set of core summer term introductory courses. One class was Technological Transformation of Business, which discussed how technology and specific companies revolutionized and disrupted markets, institutions, businesses, and ultimately, society.
Balancing My Extracurricular CommitmentsDecember 2, 2020 --Getting your MBA provides an opportunity to explore different interests and build on existing skills. The challenge is weighing the desire to be busy and explore new opportunities with maintaining a healthy balance in your life.