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Making it Work as a Single Parent Pursuing an MBA

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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

MBA Reflections: The Sky is the Limit

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June 11, 2019

Preshank posing beside the Fuqua sign; MBA reflections

I attended an open house and fell in love with the curriculum and warmth of the school community which motivated me to apply

Navigating a Category 4 Hurricane the Fuqua Way

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October 12, 2018

Marina with a dog during a hurricane relief supply run to Walgreen's

After what seemed like a furiously paced Term 1 during the summer and an even quicker term break, I was looking forward to going back to campus for the Term 2 residencies in…

Overcoming My Fear of Accounting

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December 21, 2017

A faculty member addressing the class, accounting

I was born on March 2, and so was Dr. Seuss. Naturally, I was destined for creative writing! It made sense to my undergrad college advisor, Dr. Burke. He was thrilled to have…

Going Back to College: No More ‘Exam Fever’

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August 2, 2016

Lunch with classmates - part of going back to college

I’m at the same age as the average person in our class, which means I have been out of school for about 15 years. That’s a long time. The 2 things I specifically remember from…

Students, Faculty or Staff—Who is Better?

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April 9, 2015

Fuqua Professor John Coleman

We go through various life experiences. Some are small, such as dining in a restaurant, and some are big (and life-changing) such as an MBA from Fuqua. An MBA from Fuqua—apart from providing…

Bringing Great Ideas to Life

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February 27, 2015

As Managing Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), I work with students or alumni, to help with their startups. I assist in leveraging Duke’s amazing network, whether they be investors,…

Get Out of Your Bubble!

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December 11, 2014

“We live in our own bubble.” As we gain work experience, we constantly create a bubble of networks and expertise. If we stay in this bubble, we are at risk of restricting our…

My Mid-MBA Career Transition

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October 15, 2014

Undertaking a Duke MBA while working full-time is a serious commitment in itself, but over the course of the 20 months you’re in the program…life still happens! Many of my classmates had children…

Contact Admissions for Guidance

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October 3, 2014

Originally from Florida, I made the move to North Carolina over the summer to join Fuqua’s Admissions staff. Like many of you, I was looking to be part of something bigger. What I…

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