Completing Our Capstone Project VirtuallyOctober 9, 2020 --We were at Harry's Breakfast Pancakes in Myrtle Beach eating, when one of us read the news about Harvard moving virtual for the rest of its term because of the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts. It was our spring break trip—six of us drove in two cars from Durham to Myrtle Beach for a couple of days. We did not want to take an elaborate trip because of our recruitment plans, hence the short two-day getaway. It was the second week of March, and North Carolina was not facing an imminent COVID-19 threat, so we were not worried about Duke moving… ...Read More
What It Takes to Be A Student Leaderby Alistar Erickson-Ludwig-One popular opportunity is to serve as a student leader of the class in the MQM Association which is an integral part of the program experience
How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Studentsby Shari Hubert-At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,...
Don’t Let the Job Search Scare Youby Bella Sanchez-Three frightening words—the job search. Those words made me so anxious throughout my time as a Master of Quantitative Management student. I knew that I had to ‘own’ my career search. After all,...
The Importance of Teams in the MQM Programby Kevin Choi-On January 17th, the day had come at last—Team Changeover. I was sad to leave my original learning team members, with whom I’d been working for the previous five months. But at the...
A Data Challenge from Adobe and Major League BaseballAugust 4, 2020 --Last fall, I had the absolute honor of representing Fuqua and Duke as a finalist in the Adobe Analytics Challenge. I was flown out to Adobe’s headquarters in San Jose, California, to present our big ideas in front of a panel of judges and a live audience.
Where Do MQM Students Live?July 13, 2020 --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.
Exploring West Coast Jobs During Fall BreakMay 15, 2020 --Last October, I spent a week in San Francisco during fall break and immersed myself in the Bay Area and its culture. It was a fantastic experience for a tech enthusiast like me and a great opportunity to learn more about West Coast jobs.
MQM Jobs Report: A Front Row ViewApril 10, 2020 --Each year we release a jobs report, which is a snapshot of where our graduates land. While I'm always proud to share where our students are going and how each is pursuing his or her goals, it's also a moment of reflection.