Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
Is an MBA Worth It? Yes, but Not for the Reason Most People Think.
“Is an MBA worth it” is one of the most searched keywords related to business school.
How the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum Prepared Me to Become a Strategic Leader
I came to Duke’s Fuqua School of Business with the goal of building out my strategy skillset.
How I Ended Up at Duke — Twice
I had this burning passion for combining my enthusiasm for community service with a career path.
Why I Decided I Needed to Learn to Speak the Language of Business
The languages I speak, as well as my reflections on home and borders, is what led me to pursue an MBA at Fuqua.
Hands-On Experience with Mentored Study
Experiential learning provides a great platform to interact with and potentially help solve real-world problems as a business school student.
Getting Smart Fast on Impact Investing
I knew I wanted to participate in the CASE i3 Consulting Practicum program, which pairs a team of select MBA students with an impact investing question that a company is wrestling with.
Mentored Study Broadened My View of Venture Capital
The Mentored Study program at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business provided the perfect fit for me to further explore my previous experience in venture capital in a real-world work setting while gaining exposure to the tech industry.
Embracing Diversity Virtually with the First Ever Online Global Week
Global Week is an event celebrating Fuqua’s international diversity and inclusivity, and typically it’s a great opportunity for Fuqua students to showcase their home cultures and interact with alumni with international backgrounds.
Case Competitions Helped Me Explore the Tech Industry
Companies from different industries come to Fuqua’s campus with fascinating challenges, so I was very intentional when handpicking just a few of them to participate in, focusing on gaining exposure to industries I was genuinely interested in.
My Experience in Fuqua’s Accelerated MBA Program
The new Accelerated MBA allows qualified students to apply for and complete an MBA in a year, building on top of their first master’s degree. This past academic year, Fuqua enrolled its first AMBA class, myself included.