For an extra-strong dose of concrete MBA admissions advice, tune in to our conversation with Liz Riley Hargrove, Associate Dean for Admissions at The Fuqua School of Business. She is the woman responsible for all elements of the applicant evaluation process at one of the world’s top b-schools. In fact, Bloomberg Business ranked Fuqua #1 in its 2014 ranking.
We couldn’t be more excited to have Liz Riley Hargrove as the star of this episode of Admissions Straight Talk.
00:02:02 – A customized b-school experience: The Duke 2-year MBA program.
00:03:30 – No conflict here: the fusion of team culture and consequential leadership.
00:08:49 – Profile of a recent grad who is doing something super exciting.
00:11:33 – Fuqua’s position on GMAT vs GRE.
00:14:47 – One thing not enough people realize about Fuqua.
00:16:35 – A look at the Energy Finance and Energy and Environment concentrations.
00:18:36 – About Fuqua’s 25 random facts application question (and why its optional).
00:20:41 – Understanding how the open interview season works and what the adcom wants from you.
00:23:13 – What makes Liz excited about an application.
00:24:14 – The Golden Rule for applicants: Tell the story that only you can tell.
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com
• The Admissions Team at the Very Center of Business
• It’s MBA Season: Do You Know Where Your Applications Are?
• Bruce DelMonico on The Yale School of Management
• Interview with Sheryl Dirks, Associate Dean for Career Management at Duke Fuqua
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