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Meet 7 Moms Pursuing MBAs at Fuqua

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October 19, 2018

7 of the moms pursuing MBAs at Fuqua with their kids

I was seven months pregnant when I attended Weekend for Women, and I decided to come to Fuqua when my daughter was two months old. Going into my MBA program as a new…

Where to Live in Durham

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April 6, 2018

the apartment complex at night, where to live in Durham

Where should I live? It was the first question in my head after the joyful moment of getting admitted. I’m sure others have felt the same way, and I wanted to help shed light…

Life as an MBA Mom

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January 19, 2018

MBA mom Swati and her daughter posing for a photo

“Wow, you are so brave!” This is the first thing most of my friends said when I told them I was going back to school for a full-time MBA. And they didn’t think…

How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Students

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December 21, 2017

At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,…

The Case for Attending Blue Devil Weekend as a Partner

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December 11, 2017

student volunteers welcoming those attending Blue Devil Weekend

Choosing what business school to attend is just like buying a house. You wouldn’t make a decision without looking at it, right? OK, OK, sometimes that happens when the market is just right….

Considerations for Your Partner When Starting Your MBA

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July 6, 2017

Considerations for Your Partner

A Student’s Perspective For as long as I can remember, the end of the school year felt like a time to reflect. Unlike birthdays, which seemed like an arbitrary passage of time, finishing…

Activities for Fuqua Partners

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June 23, 2017

Fuqua Partners

I’m so happy to be writing another post about the interesting and varied activities sponsored by Fuqua Partners. First, I think you might want a little background on Fuqua Partners. It’s comprised of…

A Supportive Network for Fuqua Families

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October 17, 2016

The author, her husband and their 2 kids including the kids who are dressed up for Halloween as part of a Fuqua Families Halloween event

Our family first arrived in Durham in July 2015 for the start of my husband’s MBA. I was sitting in a hotel room with our 3-month-old baby and realized that we had no car and no…

Reflecting on 2 Years at Fuqua

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August 3, 2016

Me and 2 of the great friends I made during my 2 years at Fuqua

It’s hard to believe that I’m now a Fuqua alumna. It seems like such a short time ago that I was making the drive down from Rhode Island to North Carolina to start…

3 Tips for Balancing Relationships During Your MBA

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May 6, 2016

My study team who had a lot of practice balancing relationships

During Admissions’ Weekend for Women event for prospective students, the Association of Women in Business (AWIB) hosts several panels. One of them focuses on balancing relationships while pursuing an MBA, and I had…

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