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Networking for Your Future Career

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April 30, 2019

two students posing for a photo with a professional at the networking event

When you become a student at Fuqua, you’ll find an immediate connection to 22,000 enthusiastic and engaged Fuqua alumni, the majority of whom are willing to give their time and expertise to help you.

We’re Growing the MQM Program

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March 5, 2019

a half dozen smiling students gather around in a classroom; growing the program

There was a lot of excitement in 2016 when we announced the start of the Master of Quantitative Management: Business Analytics (MQM: BA) program. Since the launch, we have welcomed two classes and watched graduates take on exciting careers around the world.

What Are MQM Extracurricular Activities Like?

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January 31, 2019

six students smiling, extracurricular activities

Students in the MQM: BA program are not only academically driven, but also bring a wealth of extracurricular experience and talent to the program. At Fuqua, almost all of the extracurricular activities and…

Employment Outcomes of the Inaugural Class

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January 11, 2019

Bella standing beside an IBM sign at her office, one of cohort's employment outcomes

With the final employment data in for the inaugural class of the Master of Quantitative Management: Business Analytics program, their career outcomes reveal how successful this cohort has been. These 2018 graduates put…

How My Forensics Track Experience Helps Me in My Job

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December 14, 2018

As I was applying to Fuqua’s MQM program and doing my initial research, I didn’t have a great idea of what forensics was. However, of the four functional tracks offered in the program,…

How I Use My Finance Track Experience in My Job

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December 3, 2018

MQM:BA class photo

When I was considering graduate school, I was looking at both finance and data analytics programs. When I found Fuqua’s MQM program and realized I could get a great data analytics education while…

How the Marketing Track Prepared Me for My Career

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Scenes at The Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC Friday, November 17, 2017. (Justin Cook for The New York Times)

During my time as a Fuqua student in the MQM: BA Marketing track, much of my coursework focused on the customer—such as my favorite class, Customer Relationship Management. In this class, we took…

Feeling Welcomed by Fuqua and Its Community

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October 29, 2018

dozens of students pose with the flags of India and Pakistan, one of the events that made the author feel welcomed by Fuqua

Since emigrating from Pakistan to the U.S. two years ago, I’ve met hundreds of new people and made great new friends. However, before Fuqua, I always craved having a community that I could…

My Favorite MQM Experience

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September 4, 2018

Bella, holding a signed Coach K basketball, with her classmate at a program event, but still not her favorite MQM experience

What’s my favorite MQM experience? That’s a tough question! Looking back, I have so many amazing moments to reflect on. It’s difficult to pick just one. However, my experience at Fuqua was truly unforgettable….

The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

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April 24, 2018

five teammates pose in a classroom, The Importance of Teams in the MQM Program

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…

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