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[Essay] Duke (Fuqua) MBA 2016年入学的Deadline & Essay (杜克)

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发表于 2015-6-17 20:40:45 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式

Application Deadlines for 2015 - 2016

  Early Action Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Application Deadline (all deadlines are at 11:59 pm ET) Sept. 15, 2015 Oct. 14, 2015 Jan. 5, 2016 Mar. 22, 2016
Interview Invitations Sent By Midnight (ET) — Not viewable on phone or mobile device. Sept. 29, 2015 Nov. 5, 2015 Feb. 4, 2016 April 7, 2016
Interview Period
Visit the interviews page for details regarding our interview process. Interview dates vary by location, but occur during the time period indicated here.

In Durham: 
Sept. 8 - Oct. 12, 2015

Off-Campus Locations:
Oct. 8 - 10, 2015

In Durham &
Off-Campus Locations:
Nov. 12 - 18 & Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2015

In Durham: 
Feb. 11 - 24, 2016

Off-Campus Locations:
Feb. 9 - 25, 2016

In Durham:
April 20 - 25, 2016

Off-Campus Locations:
April 12 - 25, 2016

Decision Notifications Sent By Midnight (ET) —  Not viewable on phone or mobile device.  Oct. 26, 2015 Dec. 17, 2015 Mar. 15, 2016 May 6, 2016
Admit Weekend (Blue Devil Weekend or BDW) There will be two admitted student weekends: Feb. 5 - 7, 2016 and April 7 - 10, 2016. Once admitted, you may attend one or both events.
Domestic Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2015 Feb. 12, 2016 Apr. 26, 2016 May 19, 2016
International Student 1st Tuition Deposit & Official Transcript Deadline Dec. 2, 2015 Feb. 12, 2016 Apr. 18, 2016 May 13, 2016
1st Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit Amount 3,000 USD 2,000 USD 2,000 USD 2,000 USD
2nd Non-Refundable Tuition Deposit and Deadline June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
June 15, 2016
1,000 USD
Visa Paperwork Deadline for International Students Mar. 3, 2016 Mar. 3, 2016 Apr. 29, 2016 May 20, 2016

Next, learn more about applying early.

 楼主| 发表于 2015-6-17 20:40:49 | 显示全部楼层
Application EssaysFor students who start the program in 2016:
Three short answer questions and 2 essays are required from all applicants.
  • Responses should use 1.5 line spacing and a font size no smaller than 10-point.
  • Respond fully and concisely.
  • Responses must be completed before submitting your application.
  • Prepare your responses carefully. The Admissions Committee considers your answers important in the selection process.
  • All essays are scanned using plagiarism detection software. Plagiarism is considered a cheating violation within the Honor Code and will not be tolerated in the admissions process.


Required Short Answer Questions
Instructions: Answer all 3 of the following questions. For each short answer question, respond in 500 characters only (the equivalent of about 100 words).
  • What are your short-term goals, post-MBA?
  • What are your long-term goals?
  • 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?



First Required Essay: 25 Random Things About Yourself
Instructions: Answer the following question — present your response in list form, numbered 1 to 25. Some points may be only a few words, while others may be longer. Your complete list should not exceed 2 pages.
  • 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" helps 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 your resume and transcript. You can share with us important life experiences, your likes/dislikes, hobbies, achievements, fun facts, or anything that helps us understand what makes you who you are. Share with us your list of "25 Random Things" about YOU.


Second Required Essay (choose 1 of 2)
Instructions: Choose only 1 of the following 2 essay questions to answer. Your response should be no more than 2 pages in length, and should reflect your knowledge of the Fuqua program and experience, and the types of activities and leadership you would engage in as a Fuqua student.
  • Why Duke: When asked by your family, friends, and colleagues why you want to go to Duke, what do you tell them? Share the reasons that are most meaningful to you.


  • Team Fuqua Principles: The Team Fuqua community is as unique as the individuals who comprise it. Underlying our individuality are a number of shared ideas and principles that we live out in our own ways. Our students have identified and defined 6 “Team Fuqua Principles” that we feel are the guiding philosophies that make our community special. At the end of your 2 years at Fuqua, if you were to receive an award for exemplifying one of the 6 Principles listed below, which one would it be and why? Your response should reflect your knowledge of Fuqua and the Daytime MBA program and experience, and the types of activities and leadership you would engage in as a Fuqua student.



    • Authentic Engagement: We care and we take action. We each make a difference to Team Fuqua by being ourselves and engaging in and supporting activities about which we are passionate.
    • Supportive Ambition: We support each other to achieve great things, because your success is my success. The success of each individual member of Team Fuqua makes the whole of Team Fuqua better.
    • Collective Diversity:  We embrace all of our classmates because our individuality is better and stronger together.
    • Impactful Stewardship: We are leaders who focus on solutions to improve our communities both now and in the future. We aren’t satisfied with just maintaining the status quo.
    • Loyal Community: We are a family who looks out for each other. Team Fuqua supports you when you need it the most.
    • Uncompromising Integrity: We internalize and live the honor code in the classroom and beyond. We conduct ourselves with integrity within Fuqua, within Duke, and within all communities of which we are a part.


Optional Essay
If you feel there are circumstances of which the Admissions Committee should be aware, please explain them in an optional essay (e.g. unexplained gaps in work, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance).
  • Do NOT upload additional essays nor additional recommendations in this area of the application.
  • The Optional Essay is intended to provide the Admissions Committee with insight into your circumstances only.
  • Limit your response to two pages.

 楼主| 发表于 2015-6-17 20:40:54 | 显示全部楼层
发表于 2015-6-17 20:47:34 | 显示全部楼层

Karen’s Essay Analysis (个人观点,转载请注明出处)

从我的从业经历中累积的众多case来看,Fuqua是S16学校里面招生标准较为灵活的,可谓是“不拘一格降人才”。那些普遍令申请人担心的背景情况比如工作年限长、所在行业小众、GMAT成绩不高等,经常能在Fuqua的学生当中找到。尽管Fuqua对申请人的“硬件条件”有着相对包容的态度,一样要求申请人make a reasoned plan,阐述对学校的了解和热爱、论证你们之间的“fit”非常关键。你要明确知道自己想要什么,对学校及其offering做足功课,关于你在Fuqua的学习生活会是怎样的、能有什么样的参与和收获必须深谙于心。

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为R2同学手动置个顶!

Karen的这篇分析全面而独到!可惜被深埋在版内帖海里,遗憾自己R1申请前未能读到。
FUQUA的ESSAY也是我的个人最爱,选了ESSAY 2.2,希望下周可以顺利收到面试…
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