Duke MMS Student Blog
Empowering Students to Be Selfless Leaders
My parents raised me to be a part of something bigger than myself.
My Experience as an MMS Alumna in Fuqua’s Accelerated MBA Program
I graduated from Fuqua’s MMS program back in 2017 and have been working and living in New York ever since. In those three years after MMS, I have been able to apply the business toolkit that I acquired here at Duke to my product marketing job.
How You Can Learn About and Try A Tech Career While at Fuqua
Everyone’s career path and goals look different, but every Duke, Fuqua, and other resource I speak of in this article can definitely help you figure out yours in some way.
How Real-World Experience Confirmed My Interest in a Consulting Career
I found myself more excited than ever about my future career path. I had been exposed to consulting, which appeared to be a perfect fit. The field appeared to line up neatly with my skills and personality, however, one glaring issue still existed: I had absolutely no experience in the industry.
Building My Career Skillset with DISI
Fresh into the MMS program, I wanted an opportunity to hone my client-facing skills, while gaining hands-on consulting experience and I stumbled upon Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators.
Gaining Real-World Experience at Fuqua in the Consulting Practicum
As I researched various schools, Fuqua’s opportunity clearly differentiated it from other management programs. The core benefit of this program is that it goes beyond solely academic coursework to develop practical, technical, and communication skills.
Why MMS: DKU?
Here are five thoughts I want to share as a new graduate, with the hopes it can shed some light on your own potential adventure into the program.
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.
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
What I Learned from My Team Members
Maybe you have heard about one Chinese philosopher’s saying – ‘三人行，必有我师’ which means that when three people are on a journey, there must be one teacher. With this in mind, there is always something to learn from your team members