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Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1/ Second-year Student/ On-Campus

I am an Indian applicant who visited Fuqua during the open interview period. My interviewer was also an international. My interviewer introduced himself and gave a little on his background. The interview was very conversational. He had few sheets of paper with a set of questions and he carefully wrote down my answers.

Questions asked:
1. Walk me through your resume. I gave my 3 minute pitch. Then there were some cross questions on what I did.
2. Why are interested in pursuing an MBA?
3. Why Fuqua? I spoke about fuqua’s product management concentration and added the things I liked about fuqua from visit.
4. Best Leadership experience.
5. Time when you failed. What did you learn from it
6. If you face a setback, how will you react to it
7. What does leadership mean to you. I answered drawing examples from experiences.
8. How will involve yourself here at Fuqua?

He gave me few minutes for my questions and invited me for “Fuqua Friday.”

I strongly suggest to visit Fuqua on a Friday as you get to experience the close knit community of Fuqua.

I was accepted!

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One Comment

  1. Congratulations on getting in to Fuqua. Just wondering, do you mind telling about your highlevel background of your academics? I am trying for round 2.


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