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Job Success Stories from the Class of 2019

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January 8, 2020

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In their first few months since graduating, Fuqua’s MQM: BA Class of 2019 graduates are already making an impact in their careers. We asked a few of our alumni to reflect on their job success stories

How to Demonstrate Academic Readiness in Your Application

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November 5, 2019

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The first questions most prospective students ask are related to their academic readiness. So I’d like to share some tips that will help you prepare for applying to and attending business school.

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

Don’t Let the Job Search Scare You

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July 19, 2018

Bella shaking hands with Dean Bill Boulding at graduation, the end of a journey that included a successful job search

Three frightening words—the job search. Those words made me so anxious throughout my time as a Master of Quantitative Management student. I knew that I had to ‘own’ my career search. After all,…

The Career Search: It’s Called a “Job Hunt” for a Reason

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April 6, 2018

students pose for a group photo with a Bank of America SVP during a session that's part of the career search

As associate director for MQM: BA in Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC), I understand the job market is a competitive place. It’s also an expansive realm with opportunities that fit each individual student’s…

Adjusting from Work Life to Student Life

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February 19, 2018

2 students working in front of their laptop, a common scene from student life

When I made the decision to go to grad school, I remember thinking to myself that I was going to have a lot more free time. Being in the workforce for three years prior…

Tips on Writing Your ’25 Things’ Essay

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December 13, 2017

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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

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

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…