HEC Paris Essays for 2023-2024
HEC Paris has a rolling admissions process. You can apply throughout the year to begin your MBA journey in either January or September. The following are the HEC Paris essays found within the application and remain unchanged from the previous season.
Essay 1. Why are you applying to the HEC MBA Program now? What is the professional objective that will guide your career choice after your MBA, and how will the HEC MBA contribute to the achievement of this objective? (500 words max.)
Essay 2. What do you consider your most significant life achievement? (250 words max.)
Essay 3. Leadership and ethics are inevitably intertwined in the business world. Describe a situation in which you have dealt with these issues and how they have influenced you. (250 words max.)
Essay 4. Imagine a life entirely different from the one you now lead, what would it be? (250 words max.)
Essay 5. Please choose from one of the following essays, 250 words max.:
a) What monument or site would you advise a first-time visitor to your country or city to discover, and why?
b) Certain books, movies or plays have had an international success that you believe to be undeserved. Choose an example and analyse it.
c) What figure do you most admire and why? You may choose from any field (arts, literature, politics, business, etc)
Essay 6. Optional: Is there any additional information you would like to share with us? (900 words max.)
For additional information on applying, please visit the HEC Paris MBA admissions website. If you need guidance on your HEC Paris application essays or wish to discuss your MBA plans, reach out for a complimentary analysis of your candidacy. We’re here to help!