Duke alumni love helping students and fellow alumni. So what’s one question you have for someone who’s done what’s ahead of you?
Need help with an idea or active startup? Wondering about career options?
Our technology (powered by Protopia) uses AI to find the best experts to answer you.
We search until you have one or more responses. Delivered right to your email inbox.
And build your network by continuing to stay in touch (such as via LinkedIn).
Literally anything to help with your academic or professional development. There are thousands of alumni, faculty, staff and friends that can help with class projects, building and growing a startup, or figuring out career options.
Think of your question as an advertisement. Share who you are, what you are doing, and what you need help with. Focus on keywords that will get you the right connections. Keep it short and sweet. Here’s a short video on how to craft a great question that will get you results and help build your network.
We send your request to the best alumni, faculty, and staff in your area of interest.
No. We make our matches based on availability, proximity, experience, and skills.
Yes, of course! Once we make a match you’ll have direct, one-to-one communication and can ask additional questions.
Our goal is to get you answers within 3 business days. But it depends on what you’re asking. It can go as quickly as an hour to as long as 10 days or more.
Your question will not be made public. It will be seen only by matched experts and a handful of administrators.
No. You can ask as many questions as you would like. In fact, we encourage it as this is the simplest way for you to build your professional network.
It has never been simpler to get help from others that have done what’s ahead of you.