Duke MQM Student Blog
A Cultural Celebration Helped Me Create My “Home Away from Home”
The India and Pakistan Independence Day celebration event enabled me to meet the individuals who are presently my closest friends in the MQM program.
A Day in the Life of an MQM Student
Here is a glimpse into the bits and pieces of my everyday life as a Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) student.
A Year Full of Leadership Opportunities
I have always been passionate about engaging in extracurricular activities and serving in whatever community I find myself.
The Tradition of Fuqua Friday Explained
I knew the words Fuqua and Friday, but separately, not as a term “Fuqua Friday.”
Where Do MQM Students Live?
Signing a lease for an apartment without seeing it, in a city you have never lived might sound like a daunting task and let me be honest with you, it is. So, here is the brief version of how I ended up staying where I did.
What Didn’t I Know Before Applying to Fuqua
I didn't know that everyone is alone together. hough that may sound a bit existential, I soon realized that I wasn’t the only one in the program who left everything behind to attend Duke in hopes of building a better life.
How I Met My First and Closest Friends in the Program
I got my acceptance from Fuqua in December 2018, and by the beginning of 2019, I had made up my mind about spending the next year of my life in Durham, North Carolina.
Finding Another Home and Family at Fuqua
My time abroad and at graduate school at Duke has been a journey of self-discovery, self-love, making family out of strangers, and finding home in new places.
My Favorite Study Spots
While a lot of studying can be done in the convenient Fuqua team rooms and library, I believe that it is important to venture beyond our walls and take advantage of the beautiful spots in Durham and the great things the larger Duke campus has to offer