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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

7 of Our Favorite Student Events

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July 10, 2019

about 100 students pose for a group photo with Duke basketball coaches on the Cameron Indoor Stadium court during one of their student events

We at Fuqua value hard work and discipline, but also live by the famous quote “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”

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.

Take a Day Off to Relax and Explore Durham

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February 12, 2019

6 students posing for a photo in the woods, explore Durham

Life at Fuqua is usually quite challenging. We have so much work during the weekdays, including taking classes, having team meetings, and being involved in other activities. How about giving yourself a day…

The Value of My Team at Fuqua

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January 29, 2019

The team smiling and posing for a selfie

Friday, the 13th! Believe it or not, that was our first day at Fuqua. I might sound spooky, but what happened on that day was quite the opposite. Teamwork makes the dream work,…

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…

Our 25 Random Things

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December 3, 2018

a dozen students displaying the Blue Devil paintings they created during a Wine and Design event, 25 Random Things

The “25 Random Things About Yourself” essay—it’s become a hallmark of Fuqua’s application. Admissions provided some great tips on how to approach it, and we wanted to share some of our ‘random things’…

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…

5 Ways to Make the Most of the MMS Experience

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August 9, 2018

the Class of 2017 celebrating during a group photo at graduation, make the most of the MMS experience

Here’s my tried and tested advice as an MMS graduate. 1. Build authentic relationships with as many people as you can. In my experience, there are three key reasons to do this. New…

Chilling in Durham: Saturday Edition

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July 19, 2018

brunch plates on the patio at Guglhupf, a great spot for chilling in Durham

Now that the presentation that you and your team just spent nine hours preparing together is finished, you find yourself craving a wonderfully relaxing Saturday. What should you do and where should you…

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