Make the Most of Your Application
Our team enjoys getting to know each of our applicants during the admissions process but we recognize the investment you are making in developing your application. We wanted to help you through what can be a stressful time by turning to the best people to give you advice in this moment—our students and our community. We’ve rounded up a few blogs sharing some best practices on how to approach various parts of your application plus a few about what makes our community unique. We hope these will serve as a source of inspiration and will also help you understand that there is no magic formula in this process. We want you to just be you and look forward to getting to know you better!
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 Things That Can Get You Admitted from the Waitlist
As someone who works closely with our waitlist applicants, I can understand the dismay and uncertainty you may feel. But know a waitlist decision is not the end of the road.
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Here’s Why Location Gives Schools Like Duke an Edge
As an alumnus, the question I get asked most by prospective MBA students is whether attending Duke, in medium-sized Durham, North Carolina, will put them at a disadvantage.