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Choosing a Masters of Management Program: 4 Things to Consider

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…

Master of Management Studies Application: 3 Key Changes

December 23, 2015

Master of Management Studies admitted students

I have been in Admissions at Fuqua for almost 10 years, and I have to say that each new application year is always exciting. Who will I meet through the application process this…

Loving Life as a Fuqua Partner

September 17, 2015

Jennifer Taylor, Fuqua partner and wife of a Duke MMS: DKU student

My name is Jennifer and I’m the beautiful wife of Austin, who was an MMS: DKU Class of 2015 student at the Fuqua School of Business. I absolutely loved being a partner of a…

Travel in China Provides Cultural Insight—And a Lot of Fun

August 10, 2015

Duke Fuqua MMS: DKU students travel in China and see the view from Victoria Peak in Hong Kong

A curious fact I learned soon after arriving in China is that what non-Chinese always refer to as the Chinese New Year, is actually called the Spring Festival by locals. The spring festival…

Delivering Value Through MMS: DKU Career Support

July 30, 2015

A Duke Fuqua Tesla test drive in China made possible by an alumnus

The MMS: DKU Class of 2015 started their journey in Durham during the summer of 2014 and came to China in January 2015 for the second half of the program. During their four…

Learning Made Fun by Fuqua’s International Faculty

July 21, 2015

The faculty members who taught us during the MMS program are from all over the world, representing Chile, Mexico, Italy, China and the United States. My classmate, Savannah, has previously written a post…

Tips to Help International MMS Students Get Adjusted

July 10, 2015

International flags in the halls of Duke Fuqua

Adjusting is not an easy thing to do. I came to the United States from Indonesia back in 2010, and I still remember how I avoided something basic like contacting Comcast cable to…

Business and Culture: Classroom Lessons Applied in the Real World

June 19, 2015

Shanghai skyline, getting hands-on experience in China

One of the most valuable pieces of our education in the MMS: DKU program is the real-world learning opportunities and hands-on experience that it provides us. Studying in one of the largest trade…

Four Amazing Things About the First Term at Duke Kunshan University

June 9, 2015

Duke Kunshan University campus in China

Although our first term at Duke Kunshan University (DKU) has passed, so many memorable and exciting parts of life there are still vivid in my mind. Below are the top four amazing things…

Building a Legacy

May 28, 2015

Fuqua's Stop Hunger Now event

As I was approaching the end of the MMS program, I started to reflect on how I spent my time at Fuqua. I looked at my photos that recorded past activities and travels…