MIT Sloan 2011-2012 Essay Prompts

The MIT Sloan School of Management has released the essay topics for the 2011-2012 admissions cycle.

Cover Letter

Prepare a cover letter (up to 500 words) seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Describe your accomplishments and include an example of how you had an impact on a group or organization. Your letter should conform to standard business correspondence and be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Director of MBA Admissions.

Essays

We are interested in learning more about you and how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed by a detailed description of your response. Please limit the experiences you discuss to those which have occurred in the past three years.

In each of the essays please describe in detail what you thought, felt, said, and did.

  • Essay 1: Please describe a time when you went beyond what was defined, expected, established, or popular. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)
  • Essay 2: Please describe a time when you convinced an individual or group to accept one of your ideas. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)
  • Essay 3: Please describe a time when you had to make a decision without
    having all the information you needed. (500 words or fewer, limited to one
    page)

The full-time MBA application is now live. For more information, please visit the admissions website for the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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One Response to MIT Sloan 2011-2012 Essay Prompts

  1. MBA22 says:

    I think the third essay for 2011-12 is — Essay 3: Please describe a time when you had to make a decision without having all the information you needed. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)

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