Duke Global Executive MBA Student Blog
Applying My Leadership Learnings in Real-Time at IBM
Looking back now after completing my Global Executive MBA, I ask myself, was it truly worth it? Did I get the value and the opportunities that I deserved?
2020 vs. 2021: How Everything Changed and I Landed My Dream Job
My journey through grad school was far from traditional. After graduating with my undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Missouri, I had a single vow after I graduated: “I will never go back to school again!”
Duke, the Turning Point of My Life
Everyone can remember the time when his or her life made a U-turn. Mine was when I enrolled at Duke.
My Career Path to the Technology Industry
This is the story of how I changed my career trajectory from oil and gas operations to technology product management.
How Fuqua Helped Prepare Me for a Career in Cannabis
There is nothing like working in the cannabis industry. Cannabis has its own language, culture, and rhythm. It requires a heightened level of resilience, hustle, and grit if you want to successfully operate in the space.
Why I Chose to Start an MBA
Why do an MBA? What's in it for me? What can I get out of it? These were questions I asked myself before I started the Global Executive MBA program at Fuqua in 2017
My FCCP Experience: Consulting, Leadership, Teamwork, and Helping Children
The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), a hallmark program at our business school, is an experiential learning opportunity where students work on a team to solve a real-world problem with a client. Being a firm believer of the “learn by doing” principle, I applied for the program as soon as the application went live
Are MBA Case Competitions For You?
Admittedly, consulting is a popular and well-explored career in business schools. Experience in consulting can be powerful: you gain multi-disciplinary and cross-functional exposure while working on strategic C-suite problems in various industries. So how do you know if the consulting track is for you? Well, for one, try a case competition
After Graduation: Enjoying Being a Consultant
Now that I have the job with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), what's it like? It's actually really similar to the program: the travel, the international projects and teams, the (occasional) long nights solving complicated problems, wondering where to even start
How Duke Helped Me Land a Job at Boston Consulting Group
If you are anything like me, you began your MBA not knowing what you wanted to get out of your educational experience. I was relatively happy with how my career was proceeding. I liked my job and wanted to use my MBA to move up within my company. Then I met my classmates