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Fuqua School of Business 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

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Fuqua Business SchoolFuqua School of Business has released its 2015-2016 application cycle deadlines. 

All application deadlines are by 11:59pm EST. Deadlines for the 2015-2016 daytime MBA application cycle follow:

Submit application by
Round 1 September 15, 2015
Round 2 October 14, 2015
Round 3 January 05, 2016
Round 4 March 22, 2016

Fuqua School of Business 2015-2016 Application Deadlines

Documents that must be submitted with Fuqua School of Business applications are two essays, three short answer questions, a resume, transcripts, two recommendation letters and GMAT or GRE scores. GMAT and GRE scores that are five years old or less are accepted. Official transcripts, the ones with the school seal, are required. Copies of transcripts are not accepted.

Fuqua Business School 2016 MBA Essays

Fuqua’s 2016 MBA essays are very similar to last year’s essays. Once again, the Fuqua 2016 essays are short, no more than two pages. One essay focuses on you. Topic of this essay is “25 Random Things About Yourself”. The other essay centers aroundwhy you chose Fuqua or the Fuqua principles.

Yes. You have an option here. You can choose to write the second essay on why you chose Fuqua or on Fuqua principles. Although there is no word limit for the optional essay, you are limited to two pages.

There is also an optional essay. Use this essay to tell the school about extenuating circumstances that you did not or were unable to cover in the other two essays.

Additional Fuqua MBA Application Requirements

In your one page online resume, add your work history, including volunteer work that you have completed. Also add internships and part-time work that you have. For the education part of your online resume, include the dates that you attended schools and the degrees that you earned.

Recommendation letters are submitted electronically through Fuqua Business School’s website. One recommendation letter should only focus on your current or most recent work experience.

Supervisors are good recommenders, as they know about your leadership and work skills firsthand. Know any Fuqua School of Business alumni? Consider asking them to submit a recommendation letter for you. 

Fuqua School of Business conducts two types of interviews: an open interview and an invitational interview. Open interviews are conducted September thru early October. Invitational interviews are conducted starting in mid-October. These interviews are conducted at the schools Durham and global campuses. 

Check back on our blog for advice and insights on how to handle writing essays and recommendation questions for the Fuqua Business School. 

Visit the Fuqua Business School website for more information.

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