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How to Connect with Admissions

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September 16, 2019

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As a prospective student, it is important to connect with admissions and to be in touch with our department throughout your whole application process

Our 25 Random Things

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December 3, 2018

a dozen students displaying the Blue Devil paintings they created during a Wine and Design event, 25 Random Things

The “25 Random Things About Yourself” essay—it’s become a hallmark of Fuqua’s application. Admissions provided some great tips on how to approach it, and we wanted to share some of our ‘random things’…

To Apply or Not? That’s the Question & Here’s My Answer:

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January 27, 2014

It’s seventh grade, and I’m listening to my teacher, Mrs. Stoltz, speak about our assignments for the day. The flow chart on the wall delineates our projects for the duration of class. As…

25 Random Things: Are You the Next Piece of the Puzzle?

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January 9, 2014

In my last post, I talked about Team Fuqua. Team Fuqua is what it is because of its people. Each person admitted into one of the MMS programs is an irreplaceable piece of…

Give the Admissions Process Your Best—Don’t Let Doubts Overcome You

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November 27, 2013

I was sitting in accounting class, listening to the lecture on accounts receivable, and during the break I heard all the different languages around me: Chinese, Korean, and Hindi. I suddenly realized how…

Opening My Next Chapter with MMS

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October 2, 2013

Why Duke? Why Fuqua? Why MMS? From the admissions process to conversations with employers, family, or friends, be sure to truly take the time to reflect on these questions. They are asked time…

Be Yourself When Responding to New Application Essay

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September 30, 2013

As many of you have now noticed, we’ve changed our MMS application essays a bit! We found that our essay questions did not allow you to really show us who you are, and…