Duke Fuqua School of Business Logo

Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog

Fuqua Families Results

Meet 7 Moms Pursuing MBAs at Fuqua

by
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…

Life as an MBA Mom

by
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…

A Supportive Network for Fuqua Families

by
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…

A Day in the Life of a First-Year MBA

by
July 22, 2014

What does the typical day of an MBA student look like? That’s one of the biggest questions I had as I was preparing to enroll at Fuqua. I had heard snippets from current…

A Partner Perspective on Fuqua

by
March 4, 2014

The MBA experience is a wild ride. For two short years, students are engulfed in a whirlwind of learning, recruiting, and networking, all in pursuit of their dreams. To ensure success in the…

25 Random Things About Me

by
December 4, 2013

By far, my favorite application essay to write was Fuqua’s “25 Random Things About Me.” However, I was surprised to talk to other applicants and hear how difficult many found the essay to…