Tag Archives: Campus Visit

A Day in the Life of a First Year MBA

What does the typical day of an MBA student look like? That’s one of the biggest questions I had as I was preparing to enroll at Fuqua. I had heard snippets from current and past students about what types of … Continue reading

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Love at First Visit: MBA Workshop for Minority Applicants

When I visited Duke’s campus around this same time last November, it was raining and a bit cold. The weather was much nicer than in New York City, but being surrounded by nature in Durham felt different. To a person … Continue reading

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Weekend for Women Event Reaches 10-Year Anniversary

A year ago, my life was very different: I was living in New York City, putting in long hours at work during the day, and working on B-school applications and studying for the GMAT at night. I know just as … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Reasons I Chose Fuqua

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If you’re in the process of deciding which school to attend — or even apply to — you probably have a list to help in your selection process. Perhaps it’s a pro/con list, maybe a SWOT analysis, perchance a cost-benefit … 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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How to Decide on a B-School? Visit!

Acceptance letters are being sent out and future students are making tough decisions. Do I want to live in city X or city Y? How do I compare school X and school Y? These are tough decisions, and you obviously … Continue reading

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All Hands are on Deck for First Veterans’ Symposium!

If you’re a member of our nation’s armed forces and have an interest in applying to business school in the next few years, this blog is for YOU. Duke’s Armed Forces Association (DAFA) is hosting its first Veterans’ Day Symposium … Continue reading

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The Moment I Knew Fuqua Was For Me

I initially applied to 5 MBA programs. How did I come up with my list of 5? My approach was probably the least calculated out there — I simply took suggestions from people I trust and respect. Fuqua made the … Continue reading

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Admit Weekend is Here!

Getting an invitation to one of these events feels like winning the lottery (or at least it did for me). After months of tirelessly working through GMAT problems, completing applications, and hoping for brilliant recommendations, decisions are finally handed out. … Continue reading

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