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Stanford GSB Fall 2017 MBA Essay Questions

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application essays for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last year, and are as follows: Essay A: What matters most to you, and …

Stanford GSB essay questions

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has posted the MBA application essays for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They remain unchanged from last year, and are as follows:

Essay A: What matters most to you, and why? (Suggested word count: 750)
For this essay Stanford GSB would like you to:

  • Do some deep self-examination, so you can genuinely illustrate who you are and how you came to be the person you are.
  • Share the insights, experiences, and lessons that shaped your perspectives, rather than focusing merely on what you’ve done or accomplished.
  • Write from the heart, and illustrate how a person, situation, or event has influenced you.
  • Focus on the “why” rather than the “what.”

Essay B: Why Stanford? (Suggested word count: 400; 450 for applicants to both the MBA and MBx programs)

  • Enlighten us on how earning your MBA at Stanford will enable you to realize your ambitions.
  • Explain your decision to pursue graduate education in management.
  • Explain the distinctive opportunities you will pursue at Stanford.
  • If you are applying to both the MBA and MSx programs, use Essay B to address your interest in both programs.

For more information about applying to the Stanford Graduate School of Business, please visit the GSB MBA admissions website.

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Tuck School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows: Early Action Round Application due: October 5, 2016 Decision released: December 16, 2016 November Round …

Tuck application deadlines

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows:

Early Action Round

Application due: October 5, 2016
Decision released: December 16, 2016

November Round

Application due: November 2, 2016
Decision released: February 10, 2017

January Round

Application due: January 4, 2017
Decision released: March 10, 2017

April Round

Application due: April 5, 2017
Decision released: May 12, 2017

Applications are due at 5 p.m. EST on the day of the deadline. Consortium applicants should also note the following tentative deadlines: First Round is October 15, 2016, and Second Round is January 5, 2017.

For more information, please visit the Dartmouth Tuck MBA program website.

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Harvard Business School Fall 2017 MBA Essay Question

Harvard Business School has introduced the required essay prompt for the 2016-2017 MBA application season, which is a revisit of the optional question HBS used a few admission cycles back. It is as follows: As …

Harvard Business School SpanglerHarvard Business School has introduced the required essay prompt for the 2016-2017 MBA application season, which is a revisit of the optional question HBS used a few admission cycles back. It is as follows:

As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School MBA program?

Per HBS: There is no word limit for this question.  We think you know what guidance we’re going to give here. Don’t overthink, overcraft and overwrite. Just answer the question in clear language that those of us who don’t know your world can understand.

The post-interview reflection remains a part of the HBS application process. Within 24 hours of the interview, candidates must submit a written reflection through the online application system. Detailed instructions will be provided to those applicants who are invited to the interview process.

For more information, please visit the HBS MBA admissions website. And stay tuned for our expert tips on how best to answer this prompt!

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Harvard Business School Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

Harvard Business School has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions cycle. They are as follows: Round 1 Application due: September 7, 2016 Decision released: December 7, 2016 Round 2 Application due: January …

Harvard Business School deadlines

Harvard Business School has announced the application deadlines for the 2016-2017 MBA admissions cycle. They are as follows:

Round 1

Application due: September 7, 2016
Decision released: December 7, 2016

Round 2

Application due: January 4, 2017
Decision released: March 22, 2017

Round 3

Application due: April 3, 2017
Decision released: May 10, 2017

Applications are due by 12 noon on the day of the deadline. Harvard Business School anticipates that many candidates will submit their online application materials very close to 12 noon on submission deadline dates. To avoid heavy server traffic and potential delays, HBS encourages candidates to submit application materials as early as possible.

For more information, please visit the HBS MBA admissions website.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2017 MBA Essays

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has posted the essay questions for the 2016-2017 MBA application season. They are as follows: Essay One (Required) Please describe your short and long term goals …

UNC Kenan-Flagler essays

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina has posted the essay questions for the 2016-2017 MBA application season. They are as follows:

  • Essay One (Required)
    Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how your professional experience has shaped these goals, why this career option appeals to you, and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)
  • Essay Two (Optional)
    What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (300 words maximum)
  • Essay Three (Optional)
    If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)
  • Essay Four (Optional)
    Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)

For more information, please visit the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA admissions website.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Fall 2017 MBA Application Deadlines

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has published the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows: Round 1 (early action) Application due: October 14, 2016 Decision released: December …

UNC Kenan-Flagler deadlines

The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has published the MBA application deadlines for the 2016-2017 admissions cycle. They are as follows:

Round 1 (early action)

Application due: October 14, 2016

Decision released: December 12, 2016

Round 2

Application due: December 2, 2016

Decision released: January 30, 2017

Round 3

Application due: January 13, 2017

Decision released: March 13, 2017

Round 4

Application due: March 10, 2017

Decision released: April 24, 2017

The first cycle, October 14, 2016, is the Early Action round. Early Action is an option for applicants who know for certain that they will attend UNC Kenan-Flagler if admitted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the application date.

For more information, please visit the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA admissions website.

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