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Getting the Job
Forging My Path in a Niche Industry
For the last eight years, I’ve had a deep interest in alternative proteins. However, I did not have any professional experience in the industry, and I wanted to use my time at Duke to change that.
Class of 2022 Sets Record High Salaries and Acceptances
Our 2022 graduates have once again proven their agility and resilience. After all, they began their Duke MBA journey at the height of the pandemic, when almost everything about the business school experience had to be adapted to keep everyone safe.
How Experiential Learning at Tesla Expanded My Professional Ambitions
There is a lot to learn in the classroom, but nothing compares to putting your knowledge and skills to the test in the real world.
Recruiting at Fuqua: An Inside Look at the First Year and Internships
As a 12-year veteran of Fuqua’s Career Management Center and a Daytime MBA alumnus myself, I take great pride in how we support our students’ career searches. Throughout the program, we help students navigate recruiting while also preparing them for the career journey they’ll experience years after graduation.
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
25 Interesting Facts About Me
To give you a better idea of how you might respond to Fuqua's application question, here’s my list of 25 Random Things.
What is Team Fuqua?
Team Fuqua. It’s a term you constantly hear in our community. Ask for a definition and a hundred people will tell you a hundred stories to illustrate what it means to them.
How to Tell Your Company You’re Going Back to School
How you approach this conversation about going back to school depends largely on your work dynamic.
Advice and insights to help you through the admissions process
A Video Guide to the Daytime MBA Application
We know the MBA application process can be overwhelming at times, so our Admissions team made a series of videos to help you with the process.
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.
Engaging Fuqua’s Supportive Minority Community at Workshop Weekend
School fit was an essential criterion when evaluating which school would be the best choice for me. Thus, attending the Workshop was a crucial step in my search process. Throughout the weekend, I was able to get a real sense of Fuqua’s overall community.
At Home at Fuqua
People from around the world, thriving in an environment with differing viewpoints
Connecting With Classmates Through Cultural Experiences
The biggest takeaway from this journey for me is that I know I have so many people who support me and will advocate for me, for Taiwanese, and for East Asians.
Embracing the Unexpected: Reflections on My First Year
From being exposed to varying cultures to opening doors to new industries, my time at Fuqua has shown me that the world is filled with more opportunities than I thought.
Discovering Your Leadership Strengths at Fuqua
Growing up in a small town with limited resources, I never had many opportunities to explore leadership roles or discover my full potential. But that changed when I came to Fuqua.