MMS Career Trends—A Front Row ViewMarch 9, 2020 --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. ...Read More
What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Join Fuquaby Robyn Bernier-Between all of the blogs, recruiting information, and stories that you hear from alumni and current students, it is hard to know which insights or experiences will apply to your time at Fuqua, so I have compiled a list of what you can expect from your time here at Fuqua
My Home Away From Home in Durhamby Robyn Bernier-Moving to Durham was one of the most nerve-wracking adventures I’ve ever undertaken. And if you’ve been admitted, chances are you’re feeling that gut-tingling mixture of nervousness and excitement too. Moving somewhere new can...
3 Things to Do If You’re on the Waitlistby Ashley Barrett-There is nothing more stressful than the unknown. In this case I am talking about the unknown that is associated with being on the waitlist. Believe me I am well-acquainted with the feeling....
Why You Should Visit Campus as a Prospective StudentFebruary 28, 2020 --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 ApplicationFebruary 6, 2020 --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 ChallengeJanuary 17, 2020 --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 EssayDecember 20, 2019 --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