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What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Join Fuqua

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November 4, 2019

What to expect in a classroom: 6 students gathered around a laptop, talking and smiling

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. Having contended with this information overload firsthand, I have compiled a list of what you can expect from your time here at Fuqua

My Favorite Ways to Exercise at Duke

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August 19, 2019

a large Duke "D" on the wall and exercise machines on the floor of a large room, one of the places to exercise at Duke

Duke has great facilities for students to exercise. Even though the MMS schedule is hectic at times, if you manage your time well—maybe working out at least one weekday and again on the weekends—you’ll enjoy using the facilities and the health benefit they provide

10 of the Best Duke and Durham Experiences

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April 30, 2019

Durham's skyline at dusk; best Duke and Durham experiences

Urban Axes in downtown Durham is the perfect venue for competitive ax-throwing and might be the most unique activity on the list.

First Impression: This is a Special Program

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January 18, 2019

students, some of whom are dressed in traditional African garments, enjoying Nigerian food at the event, MMS is a special program

When I walked through Fuqua’s doors last July, I wasn’t completely sure what this year would hold for me. Slightly overwhelmed and incredibly nervous, I went into orientation feeling like it would the first day…

My Home Away From Home in Durham

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November 2, 2018

three students sitting and chatting in front of a pond and the signature bridge in Duke Gardens, one of the spots that helped Robyn feel at home in Durham

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…

What’s the Big Deal with Basketball at Duke?

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March 12, 2018

the team's bench chairs in Cameron Indoor Stadium, scenes of basketball at Duke

There are a lot of things that make Duke special—the quality of the academics, the gothic architecture, the proximity to other schools—but one thing stands above the rest. Basketball. I always tell people…

Value of Diversity Attracted Me to Fuqua

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August 15, 2016

Fuqua's value of diversity is evident when seeing students in the MMS class

The Olympics in Rio have arrived and are in full swing! Each athlete has a different story and each country a unique history. But at the Olympics something special happens. Time seems to…

Choosing a Masters of Management Program: 4 Things to Consider

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January 27, 2016

Duke Fuqua Masters of Management Studies Duke Kunshan students - Choosing a Masters of Management Program

Choosing a Masters of Management program (MMS) can be overwhelming. Even if you’ve decided on Duke, it’s still hard determine which of the school’s 2 different MMS programs to apply to. Some of my…

What a Day at Fuqua Looks Like

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January 20, 2016

an MMS classroom - part of a day at Fuqua

Six months into the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program, I can assure you of one thing. There is no typical day at Fuqua if you take full advantage of the plethora of resources that…

What Happens After I’m Admitted?

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November 24, 2015

The Fuqua admissions package arriving is one answer to "What happens after I'm admitted?" for Duke Master of Management Studies students

I will always remember that night: January 8, 2015. I was sitting in front of my laptop, preparing for my undergraduate thesis. Then my phone rang. It was the call from Associate Director…

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