Duke FuquaDaytime MBA Class of 2025
Welcome to Team Fuqua
Congratulations on being admitted to the Class of 2025. We know you will love being part of Fuqua as much as we do!
We recognize you have a lot to do and experience in the coming months. Below our students describe, in their own words, what you can expect on the journey ahead. We hope this collection of blogs can inform, inspire and help prepare you for the incredible experience you will have in our community. After all, you are part of Team Fuqua now, and we are in this together.
Orientation, or My First Few Days of #TeamFuqua
Like many of you, I wrote about teamwork in my application essays. Yet, Team Fuqua felt more like a catchphrase accompanied by air quotes than a reality.
What is Fuqua Friday?
As the clock rushes towards the end of classes on Fridays, students across Fuqua get a little excited to head over to the Fox Center...it’s Fuqua Friday!
Empowering Low-Income, First-Generation College Students at Fuqua
My identities made me the person I am but also came with unique barriers to pursuing my MBA journey, whether mental, emotional, or financial.
The Fuqua Community is Genuine
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?
Five Pieces of Advice for Admitted Fuqua Students
The more you’re aware of what Fuqua has in store for you, the better prepared you’ll be.
What to Do and Where to Go in Durham
before the two years vanish between the rush of the classes, the employer events and the numerous events at Fuqua, here are some tips that will help you explore the “Bull City” to the fullest.
Activities for Fuqua Partners
Partners of people attending Fuqua can take part in volunteer project, classes, social activities, and travel.
Get Off to a Fast Start
How We Prepare MBAs To Be Climate Leaders
It’s becoming increasingly clear that all MBA graduates, regardless of role or industry, will need to understand climate and its broader economic and social implications in their future careers.
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.
Want to Work in Tech? Go to Fuqua
Every student interested in technology asks the same question: “Should I have a tech background to work in the industry?” And the answer is “No!”
Choose Your Own Path
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 I Ended Up at Duke — Twice
I had this burning passion for combining my enthusiasm for community service with a career path.
Here’s Why Location Gives Schools Like Duke an Edge
As an alumnus, the question I get asked most by prospective MBA students is whether attending Duke, in medium-sized Durham, North Carolina, will put them at a disadvantage.