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Changes to Our MBA Application for 2020–2021

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June 17, 2020

Allison in front of the admissions entrance to Fuqua; MBA application changes for 2020-2021

The 2019–2020 application year was truly the most tumultuous in my nearly 15 years of working in MBA Admissions. Like you, we had to adjust to a lot of the challenges that COVID-19 presented.

5 Pieces of Advice for European Applicants

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April 15, 2020

a handful of students, partners and children pose for a photo after dinner in a home; 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

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February 17, 2020

A man walking into an admissions interview room

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

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November 18, 2019

hundreds of students gathered in the Fox Center during a Fuqua Friday, one of the examples of regular campus celebrations

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

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September 26, 2019

6 European students holding up swag from the European Business Club; international applicants

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

3 Things to Know About Funding Your MBA

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September 17, 2019

a student in a classroom setting watching with a smile; funding your MBA

Here in the admissions office we get a lot of questions from prospective and admitted students about financial aid and scholarships. We thought it might be helpful to lay out some of the basics for you and help you get an understanding of how things work here at Fuqua

Changes to the 2019–2020 Duke MBA Application

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June 20, 2019

application: a woman working on her laptop

The Duke MBA Admissions team has made several changes to our application process this year with the goal of increasing accessibility to all applicants, streamlining the process, and providing the greatest number of applicants the opportunity to meet with Duke MBA students and staff in person

10 Things to Do After You’re Admitted

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April 2, 2019

Ariadne and her husband smiling and holding Duke cups; 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 after you’re admitted…

BDW Convinced Me to Come to Fuqua

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February 1, 2019

Duke University's Blue Devil mascot holding a "Team Fuqua" pennant flag at BDW

The transition from applicant to admit was one of my favorite parts of the pre-MBA process. After all the hours spent GMAT prepping, and applying, and refreshing my email inbox, I could finally…

4 Myths About Applying to Fuqua in Round 3

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January 31, 2019

2 members of the admissions laughing during a conversation around a table, Myths about applying to Fuqua in Round 3

Applying to business school is a journey—one that takes diligent research and some careful soul searching. Here in the Office of Admissions, we get a lot of questions about the best time to…

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