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25 Random Things About Us

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October 15, 2019

Jane, Aritra and Rachel posing for a photo for their random things blog

If you’re a prospective student, maybe you found yourself staring at the “25 Random Things About Yourself” essay prompt on the admission application, wondering where and how to start. It might seem a little tricky at first, so here are 25 random things about us to help you get into a groove

How to Connect with Admissions

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September 16, 2019

Grady in the foreground, taking a selfie with the admissions team in the background; connect with admissions

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

We’re Growing the MQM Program

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March 5, 2019

a half dozen smiling students gather around in a classroom; growing the program

There was a lot of excitement in 2016 when we announced the start of the Master of Quantitative Management: Business Analytics (MQM: BA) program. Since the launch, we have welcomed two classes and watched graduates take on exciting careers around the world.

Our 25 Random Things

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November 29, 2018

the entire MQM: BA class poses for a photo on day one of orientation, 25 random things

As a prospective MQM student, the “25 Random Things About Yourself” application essay can look a bit intimidating at first. However, if you follow these tips from Admissions and approach it with the…

How Fuqua Welcomes and Supports Our International Students

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October 15, 2018

smiling international students filing into an auditorium on the first day of the program

At Fuqua, we wholeheartedly believe our community grows stronger as our diversity increases. Thus, we intentionally seek to build a diverse student population—one that’s truly representative across experiences, backgrounds, cultures, beliefs, nationalities, citizenships,…

Tips on Writing Your ’25 Things’ Essay

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December 13, 2017

If you’ve taken a look at an application for any of the programs we offer at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, then a unique essay prompt has likely caught your eye

8 Tips to Ace Your Admissions Interview

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December 1, 2017

An admissions interview room

You worked hard to present your best self to the admissions committee through your application. You spent hours studying for exams, drafting meaningful essays, refining your resume, and working with professors and managers…

How to Engage as a Prospective MQM Student

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November 21, 2017

4 students working on an assignment in class, prospective MQM students can be put in touch with students to answer their questions

In admissions, we often say that Fuqua’s unique culture is best experienced interpersonally. We strongly believe that interacting with admissions officers, students, faculty, or alumni is the ideal way for you to determine…