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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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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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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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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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My Top 3 Questions about the MBA Admissions Waitlist

The waitlist seems like purgatory — trust me, I know! I applied during the second Daytime MBA admission round last year, and was placed on the waitlist for 82 days (not that I was counting). I was thinking about writing … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

Fuqua’s final application deadline for the Daytime program is in a couple days! So, in the spirit of essay writing, I wanted to give this year’s new essay a try. I actually love this essay prompt — it really gives … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

My favorite foods are French fries and ice cream (see #4). I have no first cousins; both of my parents are only children. I am not a big beer drinker, but I have been to the Heineken, Guinness, and Sam … Continue reading

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When is the Right Time for Business School?

Tips for Chinese students Interested in business school but not sure when and where to apply? Do you feel you have enough work experience to now take the plunge into the world of an MBA education? As the Regional Director … Continue reading

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