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Making it Work as a Single Parent Pursuing an MBA

July 23, 2019

Kiera looking at Jiazi's laptop screen, part of life as a single parent in an MBA program

Is having a full-time job while getting an MBA difficult? Is being a single parent challenging? How about having a full-time job while getting an MBA and being a single parent all at the same time

The Power of the Duke Network

August 15, 2013

MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change When I joined the Duke Weekend Executive MBA class in 2006, I was a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Director of Force Application Capabilities,…

My MBA Becomes Real

June 21, 2013

On the night before the first day of orientation, after frantically packing half my closet into a suitcase and driving for three and a half hours through the rain from Charlottesville, Virginia, I…

Distinguished Speakers Provide Food for Thought

May 16, 2013

I generally share my weekday morning train rides to New York City with my fellow neighbors, and a few co-workers. We have our daily discussions and our early morning sleepy and disoriented brains…

My Residency Initiation

April 23, 2013

As I drove down I-85, on the first of many trips (I have now logged 6,000+ miles), I didn’t quite know what to expect of my first Weekend Executive residency. I had so…