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Why I Chose Fuqua

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October 9, 2014

My team that I began this Fuqua journey with

Deciding on a college for your graduate studies can be a stressful task for students. You want to choose one that’s going to bring you closer to realizing your personal and professional goals….

What I Found Along the Road

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February 21, 2014

In 2013, I set some big goals for myself. Two of those goals ended up becoming my biggest achievements for the year: I was accepted into the MMS: Foundations of Business program and…

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

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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…

My 25 Random Things

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November 25, 2013

Recently, Fuqua’s Admissions team instituted a question in the application that asks for 25 random things about applicants. From quirks and passions to hopes and fears, be yourself and let your personality shine…

Two MMS Programs Offer Opportunities to Stretch & Grow

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November 7, 2013

“Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” Nearly everyone laughs when I share this quip by the American humorist Will Rogers. It isn’t particularly American, of…

Be Yourself When Responding to New Application Essay

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September 30, 2013

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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…

Application Tips from Admissions Officers

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February 22, 2013

It’s application time for the MMS program! As an Admissions Ambassador, I’m often in contact with those involved in the admissions process, so I thought I’d see if they have any tips or…

Thinking about Applying to MMS?

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January 9, 2013

Application season for next year’s MMS class is in full swing! The next application deadline is January 24, and as an Admissions Ambassador, I’m very excited to start answering questions about the program….