Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
How Team Fuqua Helped Me Build an Entrepreneurial Mindset
The entrepreneurial mindset is about recognizing real challenges coupled with a desire to solve those challenges and create a systematic approach to deliver a solution.
My Transition from ICU Nurse to Tech
My decision to pursue an MBA at Duke came during a critical moment in March 2020, working on the frontlines of the pandemic as a nurse in a makeshift intensive care unit for COVID patients.
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.
Navigating the Health Care Industry with Experiential and Classroom Learning
Coming from an energy and financial services background, I knew I needed to develop my functional skills further, regardless of my industry of choice.
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.
Plugging Into Fuqua’s Energy Community
I knew that when I embarked on the journey to pursue an MBA, evaluating the energy balance would be a critical part of my decision.
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.
How FCCP Introduced Me to the Medical Technology World of Surgical Robotics
I worked with teammates from diverse backgrounds, ranging from management consulting to private equity, to help position a surgical robot against a competitor.
My Experience as a CASE Fellow and Awarding the Kirby Prize
Being on the Kirby Selection Committee gave me a new perspective of scaling social enterprises and funding decisions.
My Two-Year Experience with Real-Business Learning
The opportunity to get my hands dirty working on a real-life business problem, and see the impact we were making in real-time, went far beyond classroom learning for me.