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Austin RayAustin Ray

Daytime MBA | Class of 2021


Originally from California, I received a degree in applied mathematics from the University of California, Davis. Prior to arriving at Fuqua, I was in New York, NY, working in education policy as the co-founder and chief of staff of a nonprofit focused on public school finance. After more than four years of working in the policy realm, I decided to pursue my MBA to scale my impact outside of the public sector.

I'm excited about the numerous opportunities at Fuqua, and hope to transition to the consulting industry post MBA.


Posts by Austin:

  • Examples of Our 25 Random Things - November 18, 2019

    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

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