The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School has posted the essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions season.
The three required essays and two optional essays are:
Essay One (Required): What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? What are the other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500 words maximum)
Essay Two (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 Three (Required): 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? (500 words maximum)
Essay Four (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 Five (Optional): Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)
Prospective students, take note: the application for the full-time MBA class that begins in August 2013 is now live on the UNC Kenan-Flagler website. For a reminder of the deadlines, click here.