Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Forming Lifelong Friendships Over Residency
When I decided to go back to school for my MBA, I had three goals: improve my leadership skills, expand my knowledge of business, and meet new people.
Accepting Imperfect Timing
When it comes to going back to school, the monster of imperfect timing rears its head and then offers many excuses.
Running 100 Miles and Building a Career—No Easy Wins
I was in the middle of the Weekend Executive MBA program and realized that walking into first-term courses like financial accounting reminded me of the uncertainty at the starting line of a race.
Tips for Networking Within the Fuqua Community
The greatest strength of the Weekend Executive MBA program is what you can gain from really getting to know your classmates. Here’s how I recommend tapping into the power of that network.
My Top 5 Experiences in Fuqua’s Weekend Executive MBA Program
Stepping foot onto the Duke campus for the first time is awe-inspiring. Even though we’re only there for the weekends, visiting such a beautiful and historic campus still leaves an impression on you.
Advice to Women of Color Attending Fuqua
I had the opportunity to be surrounded by people who had incredible minds while advancing my education.
My Network: Fuqua + the Divine 9!
Fraternities and sororities are a great way for undergraduate students to enter new social circles and establish lifelong networks.
Being “The Only” in the Room Will Make You Part of the Team
As I near the twilight of my time at Fuqua, I can attest to the life-changing experience that only the Weekend Executive MBA learning journey can provide.
Reflecting on My Fuqua Experience as a Woman of Color
When reflecting on my career as a woman of color (WoC), a feeling to continue to aim for excellence became increasingly stronger as I added more experience to my resume, and I knew I wanted change.
Why Are You Getting An MBA?
Let me tell you the best time to answer this question. Hint—it’s not in the middle of Term 2 when you’re having your second breakdown of the week over Managerial Accounting.