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Duke MBA Employment Report: Team Fuqua’s Class of 2020 Success Stories

The Duke MBA employment report has been released for the Daytime MBA Class of 2020 at the Fuqua School of Business. The report indicates full-time offers and school-facilitated job placement are both up over last year, and average first-year compensation reached a record high. Ninety percent of the Class of... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, December 14-18, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 Decisions continue to roll out.  Many leading MBA programs are now releasing their Round 1 decisions. It’s important to note that some schools start... Read more »

Episode 136: Wire Taps—Duke Fuqua with Scholarship or Full Ride at Michigan Ross?

While many MBA applicants are currently strategizing for Round 2, other lucky ones already need help choosing a business school. Our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, offer all-encompassing advice in this new podcast episode of Wire Taps. Preview the profiles from MBA DecisionWire and MBA ApplyWire below and... Read more »

Fridays from the Frontline: Balancing My Extracurricular Commitments

B-school life is busy, so how do students manage their schedules? McCallen Moser, Daytime MBA, Class of 2020 at Duke Fuqua shares how she balanced her extracurricular activities. Balancing My Extracurricular Commitments By McCallen Moser Fuqua provides an endless list of extracurricular commitments students can get involved with during their... Read more »

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interviewer was very very friendly. The interviewer was a second-year student and had a list of questions / topics to cover for the interview. It gradually progressed from my introduction to my time at college, examples of my leadership skills, work experience and a lot of behavioral questions. The... Read more »

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

I conducted my interview with an alum via Zoom. Both of us were located in Japan, so coordinating a time was easy. My interviewer told me in advance that I should dress casually, so I wore a button-up, no blazer. He did the same. The questions were a mixture of... Read more »

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Very team focused: behavioral questions on working with teammates, what qualities constitute good leaders, how will I embody Team Fuqua. Very formal, mainly a Q&A format. Takeaway: Fuqua really does care about team environment, would recommend applicants brush up on stories that showcase those skills (collaboration, humility, communicative leadership, etc.).

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Skype

I signed up during Fuqua’s open interview period and received an email connecting me with an alumni to set up a virtual interview. We scheduled a 1 hour Google Hangouts call. The alumni had a similar background to myself, so I’m assuming the admissions committee paired us up on purpose.... Read more »

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

I was interviewed by a second-year student via Skype. It was a blind interview so that person only knew me based on my resume. It was a conversational interview and it was for 45 minutes. The interviewer was friendly and polite and asked me the following: 1. Why MBA? 2.... Read more »

Forté Foundation Report Reveals Women Holding Their Ground in MBA Programs

Women, disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at work, are poised to be at the forefront of the coming recovery. The Forté Foundation has released a report indicating that, despite conditions that have widened the gender gap in the worldwide economy, enrollment of women in its member schools’ MBA programs held... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Interview Invitations, November 9-13, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 Interview Invitations  Round 1 interview invites continue to roll out as final Round 1 deadlines are almost completed. Tuesday, November 10, Duke / Fuqua... Read more »

Applicant Insights Workshop: Recap & Video

Clear Admit recently completed our fourth and final session of our Applicant Insight Essay Workshop Series, featuring an additional five of the world’s top business schools. The list includes, Berkeley Haas, Cornell Johnson, INSEAD, London Business School & UNC Kenan-Flagler. During the round table discussion, each school’s representatives dove deep... Read more »

Round 2 MBA Application Deadlines 2020-2021

To help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the Round 2 MBA application deadlines (and some Round 3 ones) all in one place. You’ll find links to our corresponding Essay Topic Analysis in the “Essay Analysis” column. School Deadline Decision Essay Analysis Application Live? INSEAD (R2 September Intake) 11/6/2020... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interview Invitations, October 26-30, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! The new MBA admissions season is underway!  Round 1 interview invites continue to roll out as final Round 1 deadlines are completed. While there is no... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interview Invitations, October 19-23, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! The new MBA admissions season is underway!  Round 1 interview invites continue to roll out as final Round 1 deadlines are completed. Tuesday, October 20, Duke... Read more »

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