Tag Archives: Admissions

6 Random Things About Me

When evaluating business schools to apply to, I was actually first drawn to the Fuqua application because of the 25 Random Things essay. I thought this essay question really differentiated Fuqua from the other schools — here was a school … Continue reading

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Fuqua has the Ingredients for a Transformational Journey

Two years ago I was a sitting at my desk, working for one of the leading investment banks in Chile. I had recently been appointed to Senior Associate, and I was enjoying a comfortable position. At that time, my career … Continue reading

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25 Random Things About Me

By far, my favorite application essay to write was Fuqua’s “25 Random Things About Me.” However, I was surprised to talk to other applicants and hear how difficult many found the essay to write. My advice for those of you … Continue reading

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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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I Chose Fuqua to Find My Dream Job

One of my passions is contributing to the development of others. I am driven by the opportunity to show someone who thinks they are “average” how much potential they have to achieve more, and ways in which to improve themselves. … Continue reading

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Symposium Helps Veterans Transition to Business School

I am a second-year Daytime MBA student and currently serve as the president of the Duke MBA Armed Forces Association (DAFA). Prior to Fuqua, I graduated from West Point in 2007, served for 5 years as an active duty Army … Continue reading

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Random Things About Me

We’re in the midst of application season and seeing the prospective students touring Fuqua and visiting classes brought back memories of when I applied to school. Fuqua’s random facts application essay is one of the greatest questions I’ve seen. It’s … Continue reading

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4 Resources for Prospective Students

It is an exciting time in Durham. After a bout of damp weather, the summer is in full swing here, and more notably with the recent orientation for Fuqua’s Daytime class of 2015, the city has seen the addition of … Continue reading

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Applying to U.S. Business Schools from the Middle East

A True/False Exam What do the GMAT, GPAs and VISA requirements have in common? Well, the answer could be many things, but for the sake of this blog, these are three areas that frequently are on the mind of prospective … Continue reading

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Consequential Leadership & What it Means for our MBA Students

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“Consequential Leadership,” “Leaders of Consequence,” and “LOC” are very familiar phrases for most Fuqua students. A large part of the transformational experience at Fuqua relates to students enhancing their abilities to act as Leaders of Consequence. Our students write admissions … Continue reading

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