Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
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.
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.
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.
The Breadth, Depth and Impact of COP27
I quickly found that everyone at COP27 was interested in problem-solving to create more sustainable practices.
How Team Fuqua Empowered Me to Be My Authentic Self
As a queer woman in the process of coming out and earning an MBA in a new country, I was worried about being accepted and being able to live my life to the fullest, both professionally and personally.
How Fuqua Helped Turn My Entrepreneurship Dreams into a Reality
I always wanted to launch my own media relations and marketing business. Fuqua gave me the tools and the community I needed.
Exploring the World of Private Equity
I have always been very curious about the skills I would need for a career in private equity, but I came to Fuqua with very little knowledge of the field.
Keep Your Ultimate Goals for an MBA in Mind When Balancing Opportunities
Rather than coming to campus saying “I want to join XYZ club,” think about what you want to gain and stay flexible. There may be even better avenues to accomplish your end goals for an MBA.