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Breaking Down First-Year Courses: Fall Term 1

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August 23, 2019

three students with laptops out looking at one of them in unison while doing work for a course

So, you’ve read online the names of courses you’ll be taking when you start at Fuqua, but what do they really entail? And how nervous should you be if it’s been five or more years since your last economics exam

My Entrepreneurial Journey During Business School

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July 9, 2019

a couple dozen entrepreneurial students posing for a group photo

If you have an entrepreneurial itch, business school is a great time to scratch it

4 Lessons from My Microsoft Internship

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March 21, 2019

Tiffany sitting beside the Microsoft sign during her Microsoft internship

MBA internships are great opportunities to apply skills gained during your first year and learn additional skills that will make you a well-rounded future business leader. Landing a Microsoft internship as a product…

Why I Chose Fuqua to Transition from the Military to the Workforce

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January 29, 2019

Fellow veterans at Fuqua led classmates during Operation Blue Devil—a leadership training session at Fort Bragg

The choice to leave the service is always a tough one for any military officer. As a third generation Army officer, walking away was especially tough for me, but after I completed the…

How I Knew It Was the Right Time for an MBA

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Arpit Garg standing by the lake.

Are you trying to figure out if it is the right time for an MBA? I was in the same boat as you, and it sure is a tricky decision. Taking a break…

How CASE Prepared Me for a Social Impact Career

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January 11, 2019

11 students pose with messages written on their arms about their interest in pursuing a social impact career

Four weeks into my post-MBA career, I realized that I absolutely loved my job. I immediately emailed Erin Worsham, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), to…

Where Are Duke Fuqua MBA Graduates Getting Jobs?

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December 11, 2018

The entire class of 2018 Duke Fuqua MBA graduates standing during their commencement ceremony

It’s that time of year again. We’ve compiled and analyzed our latest career data—including job results for the Class of 2018. I’m delighted to say the results are again showing Duke Fuqua MBA…

6 Reflections on My First Year

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November 9, 2018

Swati Tiwari - 6 Reflections on My First Year

1. Don’t underestimate the burden of internship recruiting. It wasn’t long after that first email from the Career Management Center in August that I started noticing recruiters on campus for company presentations and…

6 Things I Learned During First-Year MBA Recruiting

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October 25, 2018

Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski on stage talking with Fuqua Dean Bill Boulding, MBA recruiting

For international students new to the country, MBA recruiting in the U.S. can be a daunting task. Now, as a second-year who has gone through the summer internship recruiting in full circle, I’ve…

4 Things You Should Know About Our Data Analytics Second Major

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October 18, 2018

four students talking around a conference table and display screen, data analytics

I regularly interact with Daytime MBA alumni and their first question is generally, “What’s new at Fuqua?”  Of course, I’m quick to tell them about our newly created Second Major in Management Science…

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