Duke MMS Student Blog
Becoming a Leader in Web3 at Fuqua
As a graphic designer, I've always been passionate about the intersection of art and technology.
My Enriching Experience as a Student Leader
As I decided to leave my full-time job and go to graduate school, one of the motivating factors to attend Fuqua was the opportunity to grow as a leader.
Leadership in the Fuqua Way
I initially joined Fuqua's MMS program for its business skills and prestigious education, but I found an incubator for student leaders, united by the Team Fuqua spirit.
What It’s Like to Tackle B-School Without a Quant Background
Like many of the prospective students reading this who share my aversion to anything quant related, I was apprehensive about the idea of coming to business school.
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.