Duke University: Fuqua

DEADLINES

ESSAYS

- Three short answer questions and two essays are required for all applicants.

- Responses should use 1.5 line spacing and a font size no smaller than 10-point.

- Responses must be completed before submitting your application.

- Prepare your responses carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your answers important in the selection process.

Required Short Answer Questions: Answer all 3 questions. For each short answer question, respond in 250 characters only (the equivalent of about 50 words).

1. What are your short-term goals, post-MBA?

2. What are your long-term goals?

3. Life is full of uncertainties, and plans and circumstances can change. As a result, navigating a career requires you to be adaptable. Should the short-term goals that you provided above not materialize what alternative directions have you considered?

Required Essays: Answer both essay questions

1. The "Team Fuqua" spirit and community is one of the things that sets The Duke MBA experience apart, and it is a concept that extends beyond the student body to include faculty, staff, and administration. When a new person joins the Admissions team, we ask that person to share with everyone in the office a list of "25 Random Things About Yourself." As an Admissions team, we already know the new hire's professional and academic background, so learning these "25 Random Things" help us get to know someone's personality, background, special talents, and more.

In this spirit, the Admissions Committee also wants to get to know you-- beyond the professional and academic achievements listed in you