Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
From a Marching Band to Fuqua, How I Learned to Value Teams
After being away from the university environment for five years, I missed that feeling of being a part of something greater than myself.
How I Achieved My Goal of Pursuing an MBA in the U.S.
I always dreamed of studying in the U.S., so I wanted an MBA program that had a community spirit.
Engaging Fuqua’s Supportive Minority Community at Workshop Weekend
School fit was an essential criterion when evaluating which school would be the best choice for me. Thus, attending the Workshop was a crucial step in my search process. Throughout the weekend, I was able to get a real sense of Fuqua’s overall community.
5 Pieces of Advice for European Applicants
European applicants have a lot to consider when applying to business school. We’ve put together a few pieces of advice for prospective students, and we hope this information will be helpful as you consider this next step in your life and career.
The Admissions Interview: What to Expect and How to Prepare
The journey to business school starts in many places—for me, it was in the back seat of my dad’s car. But for all MBAs, at some point, it converges on one location: an admissions interview room.
Examples of Our 25 Random Things
If you're a prospective student reading this blog, chances are you're already aware of the "25 Random Things" essay that is part of the application. But how should you approach writing it? Here are some examples from our essays that might help spark some of your own ideas
3 Resources to Help International Applicants Find the Right MBA Program
I remember two years ago, with the GMAT out of the way, I was confident that I had just completed the hardest part of the application process. Then, all of a sudden, it hit me: I had no idea what program was truly right for me
10 Things to Do After You’re Admitted
Now that you have received the highly anticipated call, you must be asking yourself what you should do next. Here are 10 steps to help you navigate the upcoming months.
BDW Convinced Me to Come to Fuqua
Attending Blue Devil Weekend not only helped me understand what’s special about The Duke MBA, but also led me to join the class of 2020. In my opinion, it is the best pre-MBA experience for any Fuqua admit.