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Winter Break Results

MMS Interns Provide Valuable Support

April 19, 2013

Almost a year ago, I graduated from the MMS program, eager to apply the skills that I had learned to build a successful career. If someone had told me though, that I would…

Looking Forward to Next Semester

January 13, 2012

Winter break has provided some wonderful downtime for me so far. I have been able to relax and enjoy the fact that I don’t have to think about anything really quantitative. Christmas was…

The Best Way to Spend a Duke Break

January 11, 2012

Having 15 courses during 10 short months makes the MMS program intense, and the breaks in between particularly precious. There are competing priorities during these breaks including job searches, internships, visiting family, and…

First Night Raleigh

January 10, 2012

On December 31, we bring in the New Year with a bang in Raleigh – or a drop, rather. First Night Raleigh is a New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown. Citizens of the…

Carpe Diem!

January 9, 2012

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people come up with a bucket list and then a few weeks later, they throw it in the trash can. I’m no different. I’ve…

My New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2012

2011 was a great year. I had the chance to work in Ghana before moving over to Duke and the MMS program. My experiences have taught me a lot, and I look forward…

A Grad Student’s New Year’s Resolutions:


Drink less vanilla-flavored coffee and more green tea No more jalapeño chips before lunch Pack a lunch for long school days Get better at carpooling to school No more parking tickets Remember my…

On Break & Graduation is Already in Sight

December 23, 2011

With exams leading up to the break, I spent a full few days studying. One of the advantages of having such well prepared professors, though, is that the PowerPoint slide decks from all…

Christmas Wish List

December 22, 2011

Since a couple other bloggers made a wish list, I figured that I should make one, too. Just for fun! The new Nokia Lumia 800 A black iPod classic A car (Durham is…

Winter Break is a Time for …

December 19, 2011

Despite the fact that everyone has been busy with interviews and looking for jobs, a portion of the class has not yet received a job offer. From what I’ve heard from classmates, I…

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