Kellogg 2010-2011 Deadlines, Essay Questions

Although the application won’t be available until later this summer, Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management has posted its deadlines and essay questions for the 2010-2011 application cycle.

Application Deadlines:

Round 1
Deadline: October 14, 2010
Notification: December 20, 2011

Round 2
Deadline: January 11, 2011
Notification: March 28, 2011

Round 3
Deadline: April 7, 2011
Notification: May 16, 2011

2011 Application Essay Questions

Essay #1
a) MBA Program applicants ”“ Briefly assess your career progress to date. Elaborate on your future career plans and your motivation for pursuing an MBA. (600 word limit)

b) MMM Program applicants ”“ Briefly assess your career progress to date. How does the MMM Program meet your educational needs and career goals? (600 word limit).

Essay #2
Describe your key leadership experiences and evaluate what leadership areas you hope to develop through your MBA experiences (600 word limit).

Essay #3
Assume you are evaluating your application from the perspective of a student member of the Kellogg Admissions Committee. Why would you and your peers select you for admission, and what impact would you make as a member of the Kellogg community? (600 word limit).

Essay #4
Complete one of the following three questions or statements. (400 word limit)
Re-applicants have the option to answer a question from this grouping, but this is not required.

a) Describe an instance where you encountered resistance in a professional team setting. How did you address the situation?
b) People may be surprised to learn that I”¦..
c) The best mistake I ever made was”¦”¦.

Required essay for re-applicants only ”“ Since your previous application, what steps have you taken to strengthen your candidacy? (400 word limit)

For more details, visit Kellogg School of Management’s website.

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