CMU Tepper School of Business 2013-2014 Deadlines, Essays

Tepper deadlinesCarnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business has posted the MBA application deadlines and updated essay questions for the 2013-2014 admissions cycle.


Round 1
Deadline: October 7, 2013
Notification: December 16, 2013

Round 2
Deadline: January 2, 2014
Notification: March 24, 2014

Round 3
Deadline: March 15, 2014
Notification: May 15, 2014


Short Answer 1 (Maximum 250 words):  What is your professional goal immediately following graduation from the Tepper School?

Short Answer 2 (Maximum 250 words):  What are your long term career goals?

Essay 1 (Maximum 500 words): What transferrable skills have you developed that are related to your professional goals outlined in Short Answer 1?  Additionally, identify the skills that you will need to develop or enhance. Specifically, how will the Tepper MBA help you develop these skills?

Essay 2 (Maximum 300 words):  Describe a defining moment in your life and explain how it shaped you as a person.

Essay 3 (Maximum 300 words):  How will your presence in the Tepper MBA program benefit your fellow students? How will you contribute to the school as a student and as an alumnus?

Optional Essay (Maximum 500 words):  Is there anything else that you think we should know as we evaluate your application?


Tepper strongly encourages international applicants to apply by the Round 2 deadline.  The Fall 2014 online application will be available in late August. For more information, visit CMU Tepper’s admissions website.



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