A Transformed Program: Completing My Degree Online
In hindsight, I can’t believe I felt shocked upon receiving the news I would be completing my degree online. Now that we’ve been quarantined for so long, logging into Zoom feels routine.
From Social Sciences to Business: Why My Pre-Fuqua Fears Were Unfounded
I remember barely being able to sleep approximately two weeks before orientation in July. I couldn’t believe that I, a sworn 'anti-anything that has to do with numbers' student was about to embark on her newfound journey to business school.
MMS Career Trends—A Front Row View
I spend a lot of time thinking about other people’s jobs—specifically the job market for our MMS students. For the past three years, I’ve focused on MMS career services for our Career Management Center, and it’s my job to identify trends in the skills companies are looking to hire.
Why You Should Visit Campus as a Prospective Student
I felt confident in my decision to join Team Fuqua when I met the campus in person. I remember walking through the famous Duke Gardens with my parents, drinking in the sunlight and watching the ducks. I felt convinced in that moment I could make a home here.
How to Demonstrate Academic Readiness in Your Application
Here at Fuqua, we practice holistic admissions, which means that no one component of the application is a 'make or break' factor in your likelihood of being admitted. That being said, the first questions most prospective MMS students ask are related to their academic readiness.
What I Learned During the Accenture Case Challenge
Just a disclaimer: I didn’t win Accenture’s case competition. I lost. I learned. I lived to consult another day. Here’s what I took away from that lightning hour of casing and our ten-minute presentation
A Little Help on the 25 Random Things Application Essay
Deciding how to approach the "25 Random Things" essay on the MQM application can be difficult. But with these tips from admissions and some examples from our own lists below, hopefully you'll get off to a smooth start