Kellogg School of Management 2011-2012 Essays, Deadlines

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has released the admissions essays and application deadlines for the Class of 2014.

Kellogg Application Deadlines for Part 1: Off-Campus Interview Requests

Round 1

September 22, 2011 (October 18th for on-campus interviews)

Round 2

December 14, 2011 (January 10th for on-campus interviews)

Round 3

March 22, 2012 (April 5th for on-campus interviews)

Kellogg Application Deadlines for Part 2

Round 1

October 18, 2011

Round 2

January 10, 2012

Round 3

April 5, 2012

*2012 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 do the unique characteristics of 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 a time you had to inspire a reluctant individual or group.
b) People may be surprised to learn that I”¦..
c) The riskiest personal or professional decision 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)

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