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Admissions

About Admissions

Megan Overbay is Director of Admissions at The Fuqua School of Business and blogs about the admissions process for the MBA program.

Shedding Light on the MBA Admissions Process

If I met you out on the road or at one of our campus events, you’re likely to have heard me talk about the “black box” of Admissions. Applications go into the box, and decisions come out. What happens in … Continue reading

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More Random Things

In a previous post, I promised to continue to demystify our “25 Random Things” application essay, while concurrently helping you to get to know Fuqua’s admissions team. So, I am happy to introduce our Admissions Queen Liz Riley Hargrove; Tom … Continue reading

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Is Early Action Right for Me?

This is a common question from applicants, as Fuqua is one of the few schools offering an Early Action application option. It is an incredible opportunity to clearly communicate your commitment to Fuqua and to confirm early in the application … Continue reading

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Application Essays Change to Gain Greater Insights

One of the more challenging jobs that the Admissions team faces each year is selecting our application essay questions. We strive for questions that will fill any gaps in the application, tie the applicant’s story together, and shed light on … Continue reading

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Insight on our Interview Process

We are in the midst of interviews for our Round 2 applicants, our largest application round of the year. We’ve had staff members on the ground, leading events in China, Korea, Thailand, Japan, Israel, India, and across the U.S. Alumni … Continue reading

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Reflections from Admissions

The holiday season starts with the rush and chaos of shopping, holiday parties, and finishing work projects, followed by … quiet. With presents wrapped, shipped, and unwrapped, LOTS of food cooked and devoured, and much of the world on vacation, … Continue reading

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Admissions Tips

I recently participated in Accepted.com’s Duke Fuqua Admissions Q&A with my colleague Catherine Tuttle, Associate Program Director in the Career Management Center, and second-year Daytime student Alon Gorbonos. The Q&A was broadcasted online and prospective students sent in questions, which … Continue reading

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