Tag Archives: MBA Qualifications

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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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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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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Tips for Waitlisted Applicants

You have sent updates on changes in job status, new test scores, additional coursework, and community activities. You are in regular contact with your waitlist counselor. You have done everything possible to enhance your candidacy, and now you are anxiously … 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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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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Look at Yourself, Before Looking at B-Schools

Over the last few weeks, I have spoken to many prospective students for the class of 2015. These conversations often take me back a year when I was navigating the MBA admissions process. When I realized that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Finding Fuqua: My Admissions Process

My journey to Fuqua was a rather emotional one, to say the least. I had worked in pharmaceutical sales for about 4 years when I decided that I wanted to attend business school. My company had gone through several layoffs … Continue reading

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The European Bias: Myth Busting U.S. Business Schools

This post is aimed at prospective students from Europe. If you’re from Europe, you’ve probably heard all the reasons the United States is not the place to go for an MBA. The assertions might include that your classmates will all … 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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