How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better LeaderApril 6, 2021 --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
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.
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...
My Experience with D&I at Fuqua and in the Corporate WorldMarch 30, 2021 --Reflecting on my background helped to enable me up for my personal mission in Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). My first opportunity in D&I came in the form of supporting our recruiting team by going back to Temple, my undergraduate alma mater, to identify candidates to join the company.
The Rewards and Challenges of Leadership Positions at FuquaMarch 19, 2021 --In some of my first interactions, I could see the many possibilities for students to be leaders within the Fuqua community and to make a difference for their peers and the broader community. Taking the responsibility of being a leader at Fuqua is essential to maintaining the Fuqua community which we love so much.
The Fuqua Community is GenuineMarch 12, 2021 --I began my business school search broadly, looking for a program that stood out. I had little doubt about making close friends in a tight-knit community. But could that collaborative, team-first mentality really make a difference when it counted?
Experimenting in Entrepreneurship at FuquaFebruary 15, 2021 --I decided to use my two years in business school to learn more about what it's like to work with smaller companies—especially startups—and try my hand as a founder, experimenting in entrepreneurship. Fuqua has turned out to be the perfect place to do this.