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# Calling All Duke (Fuqua) 2011 Applicants

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12 Oct 2010, 07:39
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12 Oct 2010, 08:23
do people who did the open interview get much earlier consideration since there's no "waiting time" for interview invite/accept/take etc.?
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12 Oct 2010, 09:12
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shaselai wrote:
do people who did the open interview get much earlier consideration since there's no "waiting time" for interview invite/accept/take etc.?
Decisions will be sent out all at once (at least that's how it went in years past).
almostfamous wrote:
I know that the school sends the interview invites by October 25th (I did not sigh up for the self-initiated interview). But do they notify everyone, even you are NOT invited for an interview (and thus, the application will not be further considered)?

Has anyone from the Early Round already heard back from Duke regarding the interview?
You will get an invite if Fuqua wants to interview you, much like every other school that do not have the open interview policy. If you don't get an invite by 25th, you will not get an invite. People will generally report whether or not they were invited, since there isn't any word, I'm assuming invitations haven't gone out yet. But there's still 2 weeks until the deadline, I wouldn't stress about it. I think last year, I got mine right around the deadline.
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12 Oct 2010, 17:04
Count me in for R1.

Do candidates who opt-in for the open interview stand a better chance at getting admitted than candidates who don't and wait for an interview call? Can someone shed some light here?

I've been so busy prepping to meet R1 deadlines of other schools that I've hardly got any time to prepare for the Fuqua interview or research the school.
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13 Oct 2010, 06:18
asimov wrote:
shaselai wrote:
do people who did the open interview get much earlier consideration since there's no "waiting time" for interview invite/accept/take etc.?
Decisions will be sent out all at once (at least that's how it went in years past).
almostfamous wrote:
I know that the school sends the interview invites by October 25th (I did not sigh up for the self-initiated interview). But do they notify everyone, even you are NOT invited for an interview (and thus, the application will not be further considered)?

Has anyone from the Early Round already heard back from Duke regarding the interview?
You will get an invite if Fuqua wants to interview you, much like every other school that do not have the open interview policy. If you don't get an invite by 25th, you will not get an invite. People will generally report whether or not they were invited, since there isn't any word, I'm assuming invitations haven't gone out yet. But there's still 2 weeks until the deadline, I wouldn't stress about it. I think last year, I got mine right around the deadline.

Hi,

Thanks for the info. I've just checked my online application status, and it says "Completed". I am guessing that this means the adcom has received and confirmed all the application materials.

So, we are likely to hear from Fuqua about the interview invite on the same date. Few more weeks to go...waiting is never easy!
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13 Oct 2010, 09:40
I just got the completion email as well!
Less than two weeks for interviews.
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15 Oct 2010, 05:01
Just rushed into checking my application status, in a moment of application-frenzy. I knew that we won't be hearing anything from the adcom by 24th-25thish, but could not help it!

If anyone has any positive distracting facts in their pockets to help with this waiting, will greatly appreciate if you could share them with us!

I'm actually curious to know, if you don't get invited for the interview, does it change the status of your online application? I'd very much like to avoid the situation, where the status remains the same ("Completed" as of today for me), and I'm not receiving the interview invite. This will surely make me a fanatic checker of the "Spam" folder every 3 seconds, during inhumane hours (as I live +12 h time zone from Durham)!
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18 Oct 2010, 10:35
Hi Everyone,

I had a quick question on the application under the employment section. There is a field for "Total number of months of management experience." Is this for direct reports only or can I include project management and indirect management experience here also.

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18 Oct 2010, 10:49
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Hi Everyone,

I had a quick question on the application under the employment section. There is a field for "Total number of months of management experience." Is this for direct reports only or can I include project management and indirect management experience here also.

I would think that any managerial experience would apply: project management, financial (budgetary) management, supervisory, etc.
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18 Oct 2010, 10:50
almostfamous wrote:
Just rushed into checking my application status, in a moment of application-frenzy. I knew that we won't be hearing anything from the adcom by 24th-25thish, but could not help it!

If anyone has any positive distracting facts in their pockets to help with this waiting, will greatly appreciate if you could share them with us!

I'm actually curious to know, if you don't get invited for the interview, does it change the status of your online application? I'd very much like to avoid the situation, where the status remains the same ("Completed" as of today for me), and I'm not receiving the interview invite. This will surely make me a fanatic checker of the "Spam" folder every 3 seconds, during inhumane hours (as I live +12 h time zone from Durham)!

Calm down, lol. I can sense the frenzy in your post! I bet you have no problem conveying your feelings in your essays.

They will email you if you get the interview, if not you have to wait till dec 3 to see of you are WL'ed or Dinged.

If you've gotten an email from them before you will get one again.
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18 Oct 2010, 12:39
Anyone knows the % of applicants that were invited for the interview in the last year?
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18 Oct 2010, 12:51
they unfortunately do not release that statistic

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18 Oct 2010, 15:13
Hello guys n gals,
Have anyone received interview invite for Fuqua EA?

I did not take the on campus interview.

Cheers,
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18 Oct 2010, 16:27
if you wanted interview you shouldve done the open instead of waiting....
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18 Oct 2010, 16:33
jordanhendrix wrote:
almostfamous wrote:
Just rushed into checking my application status, in a moment of application-frenzy. I knew that we won't be hearing anything from the adcom by 24th-25thish, but could not help it!

If anyone has any positive distracting facts in their pockets to help with this waiting, will greatly appreciate if you could share them with us!

I'm actually curious to know, if you don't get invited for the interview, does it change the status of your online application? I'd very much like to avoid the situation, where the status remains the same ("Completed" as of today for me), and I'm not receiving the interview invite. This will surely make me a fanatic checker of the "Spam" folder every 3 seconds, during inhumane hours (as I live +12 h time zone from Durham)!

Calm down, lol. I can sense the frenzy in your post! I bet you have no problem conveying your feelings in your essays.

They will email you if you get the interview, if not you have to wait till dec 3 to see of you are WL'ed or Dinged.

If you've gotten an email from them before you will get one again.

Happy to entertain others with my lunatic frenzy

Ohhh, now, this is what I was afraid of! So basically, if I am not lucky enough to get an interview invite, then, It's going to be a long wait until Dec 5th!

Thanks for the info in any case. Being in the know feels better than not knowing.
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18 Oct 2010, 18:40
I'll apply for R1
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18 Oct 2010, 21:09
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18 Oct 2010, 22:12
Please count me in for R1
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18 Oct 2010, 22:14
shaselai wrote:
if you wanted interview you shouldve done the open instead of waiting....

I chose to wait to see if I earned it, I hope it doesnt come back to bite me, but I dont see anything wrong with ether choice. Liz Riley Hargrove said most admits are invited..obviously
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19 Oct 2010, 01:28
jordanhendrix wrote:
shaselai wrote:
if you wanted interview you shouldve done the open instead of waiting....

I chose to wait to see if I earned it, I hope it doesnt come back to bite me, but I dont see anything wrong with ether choice. Liz Riley Hargrove said most admits are invited..obviously

I didn't have a choice; I live on the other side of the planet.
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