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Shedding Light on the MBA Admissions Process

November 25, 2013

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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,…

Random Things About Me

November 4, 2013

We’re in the midst of application season and seeing the prospective students touring Fuqua and visiting classes brought back memories of when I applied to school. Fuqua’s random facts application essay is one…

25 Things About Me

March 19, 2013

Fuqua’s final application deadline for the Daytime program is in a couple days! So, in the spirit of essay writing, I wanted to give this year’s new essay a try. I actually love…

25 Things About Me

March 4, 2013

My favorite foods are French fries and ice cream (see #4). I have no first cousins; both of my parents are only children. I am not a big beer drinker, but I have…

25 Random Things You Should Know About Me

February 7, 2013

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a question in the MBA application that asks for 25 random things about applicants. So, here’s my list of very random things: My family was unable to travel…

25 Notable Things

January 3, 2013

Fuqua recently instituted a question in the MBA application that asks for 25 random things about applicants. When I first heard this, I immediately thought of the Facebook notes chain that was viral…

25 Interesting Facts About Me

November 13, 2012

This year’s application includes an untraditional essay question which asks applicants for a list of 25 random things. Read more about the new essay question in this blog post from the Director of…

My 25 Random Things

October 19, 2012

If you haven’t noticed, The Fuqua School of Business changed up the essay questions for this year’s application. Here’s one of the newer questions: Question: The “Team Fuqua” spirit and community is one…

More Random Things

October 4, 2012

In a previous post, I promised to continue to demystify our “25 Random Things” application essay, while concurrently helping you to get to know Fuqua’s admissions team. So, I am happy to introduce…

Application Essays Change to Gain Greater Insights

July 19, 2012

One of the more challenging jobs that the Admissions team faces each year is selecting our application essay questions. We strive for questions that will fill any gaps in the application, tie the…

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