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Duke's Fuqua School of Business Releases 2019-2020 Application Cycle Deadlines

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Duke’s Fuqua School of Business has also released their Full-Time MBA application deadline for 2020 intake along with their essay questions.

Early Action:

Application Deadline: September 19, 2019

Interview Decision: October 2, 2019

Final Decision: October 28, 2019

Round 1:

Application Deadline: October 14, 2019

Interview Decision: November 1, 2019

Final Decision: December 18, 2019

Round 2:

Application Deadline: January 6, 2020

Interview Decision: January 31, 2020

Final Decision: March 18, 2020

Round 3:

Application Deadline: March 11, 2020

Interview Decision: March 25, 2020

Final Decision: April 20, 2020

Short Answer Essay:

Instructions: Answer all three of the following questions. For each question, respond in 500 characters only (the equivalent of about 100 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?

Long-form essays:

First required essay: 25 random things about yourself

Second required Essay: Fuqua and You

Based on your understanding of the Fuqua culture, how do you see yourself engaging in and contributing to our community outside of the classroom? (2 pages max)

Optional Essay:

If you feel there are circumstances of which the admissions committee should be aware (such as unexplained gaps in work, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance), please explain them in an optional essay.