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Growing Number of Doctors Pursue Health-Focused MBA Degree at Fuqua School of Business

The number of doctors applying to the MBA Health Sector Management program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is on the rise, in part a reaction to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the school reports. An average of 21 doctors has applied to the school’s fulltime healthcare-focused... Read more »

At Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Many Roads Lead to Consulting

Consulting firms make up six of the 10 top employers of graduates from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and almost a full third (32 percent) of the 2013 class accepted consulting jobs this past year, the school announced recently. For three years in a row, Deloitte has hired more... Read more »

Duke / Fuqua Essay Topics 2013-2014

The essay topics for the 2013-2014 admissions season at Fuqua have been released!  They are available within the Fuqua application and are posted below: Required Short Answer Questions: Answer all 3 questions. Respond in 250 characters only (the equivalent of about 50 words). 1.  What are your short-term goals, post-MBA? 2.  What are... Read more »

U.S. News Ranks 10 Full-Time MBA Programs That Lead to Highest Student Debt

As part of its Short List series, U.S. News & World Report today took a closer look at the student debt load incurred by full-time MBA students graduating from top business school programs. According to data provided by schools as part of its annual ranking, U.S. News found that full-time... Read more »

Clear Admit Releases Revised 2013-2014 School Guides to Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, Ross and Yale SOM!

We are excited to announce the release of the second batch of 2013-2014 Clear Admit School Guides!  Revised editions of the UCLA Anderson, Darden, Fuqua, Haas, INSEAD, Johnson, LBS, Ross and Yale SOM guides are now available for immediate download in a mobile-friendly PDF format to help you meet your... Read more »

AIGAC Releases 2013 MBA Applicant Survey Results

The average applicant to business school spends between 90 and 140 hours on the MBA application process, according to findings from the 2013 Applicant Survey conducted by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). Excluding GMAT prep, applicants report that they spend between 70 and 110 hours on the... Read more »

Duke / Fuqua Deadlines 2013-2014

Fuqua’s 2013-2014 application deadlines have been announced!  They are as follows: Early Action Deadline: September 18, 2013 Interview invitations sent by: October 8, 2013 Notification: October 30, 2013 Round 1 Deadline: October 21, 2013 Interview invitations sent by: November 20, 2013 Notification: December 20, 2013 Round 2 Deadline: January 6, 2014 Interview... Read more »

Top Business Schools Help Students Who Head into Lower Paying Fields

Taking on debt to finance an MBA program only to take a job at a low-paying nonprofit organization after business school doesn’t add up to graduates being able to repay their loans. Fortunately, many top business schools have created programs to help ease the financial burden for those who go... Read more »

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Wharton, Duke / Fuqua, Columbia, MIT / Sloan, or UVA / Darden and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

As the 2012-2013 application season officially comes to an end, now is the perfect time to take stock of your MBA admissions experience.  For those of you who had been waiting to hear back from your target schools, there is no better time to contribute to the Clear Admit Interview Archive!... Read more »

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from MIT / Sloan, U. Penn / Wharton, Duke / Fuqua, Dartmouth / Tuck, or Columbia and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

As the 2012-2013 application season comes to a close, there is no better time to take stock of your MBA admissions experience.  For those of you who had been waiting to hear back from your target schools, now is the ideal time to contribute to the Clear Admit Interview Archive! Over... Read more »

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Harvard, Duke / Fuqua, U. Penn / Wharton, Chicago Booth, or Columbia and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Hello and welcome to Tell Us Tuesdays, where we highlight MBA interview reports that have recently been posted to our Interview Archive! Over the past week, we have received interview reports from LBS. The Clear Admit team greatly appreciates all of the interview reports we’ve received this admissions season!  If you’re interested in sharing your experience, we’ll be... Read more »

Tell Us Tuesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Harvard, Duke / Fuqua, Stanford, or MIT / Sloan and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

As the 2012-2013 application season comes to an end, now is the perfect time to take stock of your MBA admissions experience.  For those of you who had been waiting to hear back from your target schools, there is no better time to contribute to the Clear Admit Interview Archive! Over... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: Entrepreneurship at Fuqua

Hello and welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, in which we examine individual program elements that differentiate the leading MBA programs from their peers. Today, we’re digging into the Clear Admit School Guide to Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in order to share with you some insights about... Read more »

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / On-Campus / 2nd-Year student

I had my interview with a 2nd year on campus doing one of their recruitment weekends. Most of the other students interviewed had 2nd years as well and I had been told that the interview was very laid back and a lot like a conversation. I did not feel that... Read more »

Career Services Director Q&A: Sheryle Dirks of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business

This week we’re learning about career services at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. We had a great interview with Sheryle Dirks, associate dean of career management, who leads Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC). Dirks has been at Fuqua since 1998 and in her current role as associate dean since... Read more »

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