2010-2011 Essays, Deadlines from UNC Kenan-Flagler

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has released its deadlines and essays for the 2010-2011 admissions season. Because of heavy demand and Kenan-Flagler’s small class size, early application is strongly recommended. All applications must be received by midnight EST on the day of the deadline.

The four deadlines are:

Round 1 ”“ Early Action
Deadline: October 22, 2010
Notification: January 3, 2011

Round 2
Deadline: December 3, 2010
Notification: April 25, 2011

Round 3
Deadline: January 7, 2011
Notification: April 25, 2011

Round 4
Deadline: March 18, 2011
Notification: May 13, 2011

This year there are three required and two optional essays, as follows:

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)

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