Duke MQM Student Blog
Developing My Business Acumen By Leveraging Analytics
From working in commercial finance at one of America’s leading multinational energy companies to getting first-hand experiential and immersive learning from the Strategy track of the MQM program, my decision to join Fuqua has undoubtedly been one of the best decisions I have made.
My Experience in the MQM Forensics Track
I was faced with the dilemma of choosing which track would be the best fit for me. As I read about the Forensics track, I was immediately drawn to it, as a good way to apply my interest in data analytics in a growing career field.
Why MQM’s Strategy Track Made the Most Sense for Me
Strategy, finance, forensics, or marketing? This was the same question that troubled me as I went through the application process at Fuqua.
What I’ve Learned in the MQM Finance Track
I wanted to know exactly how I could evaluate financial data with analytics tools, but I lacked finance knowledge.
The MQM Marketing Track Allowed Me to Pursue My Passion for Technology
A big reason as to why I chose the Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) program was the ability to dive deep into a particular area of business.
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 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.”
How an MQM Competition Helped Me Explore Voting and Social Issues in the U.S.
The Spring Term 1 Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) Competition is a data visualization competition where students use data to communicate and analyze problems. Alongside my teammates, Yiqi He and Selina Zhou, I participated in the competition to explore racial disparity in the United States.
Reflections on Graduating During the Pandemic
Graduating during the pandemic after completing my master’s degree from my bedroom was certainly not how I pictured my final moments in the MQM program. However, those last few months brought forth a unique learning experience.