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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

Latin American Student Association Provides Valuable Support

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November 14, 2019

a dozen students from the Latin American Student Association pose in front of a LASA banner outside Cameron Indoor Stadium

Coming from Brazil, I quickly learned that the cultural difference between my home country and the U.S. is greater than I had ever realized. Having support from fellow Latin American students has helped me make the best of my experience

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

Why We Believe In Doing Business Better

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July 8, 2019

Every year, the Admissions Committee has the task of identifying students who are energized by the belief that it is possible to do well in business and do good in the world. As…

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…

Fuqua Around the World 2019

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March 28, 2019

At least 50 members of the Fuqua community gather for a group photo in San Francisco at the Fuqua Around the World 2019 event

This year’s Fuqua Around the World, the sixth for our global networking event, proved to be bigger and better than ever. What started as a partnership between our Development and Alumni Relations team…

Why We Love Fuqua

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February 6, 2019

Fuqua's Breeden Hall entrance, why we love Fuqua

If you have spent just a few moments with someone at Fuqua, you probably figured out that we are passionate about our school. Each person has his or her own story of the…

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…

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