Accepted into Darden, did early decision for Duke. Should I wait for Duke?

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Rank: Chimp | banana points 6

If Duke calls me I have to go but I'm already at Darden. If Darden is a better program for IB I'm not sure if it's wise to wait. What do you guys think? Is Darden better for IB?

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Comments (9)

Oct 16, 2018

Assuming this is for MBA - look at the employment reports from each school. My guess is that they are similar, and that your decision can come down to other factors like geography, cultural fit, etc.

Oct 16, 2018

No material difference for IB opportunities-it will all come down to your candidacy. Assuming equal costs of attendance I'd stay put. unless it were my dream to attend Duke.

Oct 17, 2018

Fuqua does have a better name internationally if you ever plan on working abroad or you're an international and planning to go back to your country.

Oct 17, 2018

Go to Darden-it is the better school.

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Oct 17, 2018

Second this

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Oct 18, 2018

Darden > Fuqua

Oct 24, 2018

I would take Darden for IB. Fuqua placement in IB has been declining recently from what I've seen.

Dec 28, 2018

Fuqua IB placement rose the past two years...not sure where the narrative of a decline comes in. It also remained on BAML's short list after they cut schools (Darden did not). OP, read the employment reports and compare placement but don't listen to random voices on the internet. In most circles Fuqua and Darden are peers, with Duke historically ranked slightly ahead (call it a wash).

Nov 11, 2018
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