LBS Deadlines, Essay Topics Released

London Business School has released the deadlines and essay topics for the 2009-2010 admissions season. All applications are due by 17.00 London time.

The deadlines are as follows:

Stage 1
Deadline: October 7, 2009
Notification: December 16, 2009

Stage 2
Deadline: January 6, 2010
Notification: March 25, 2010

Stage 3
Deadline: March 3, 2010
Notification:  May 20, 2010

Stage 4
Deadline: April 21, 2010
Notification: July 2, 2010

The 2009-2010 essay topics:

Question 1 (600 words):
In what role do you see yourself working immediately after graduation?  Why?  How will your past and present experiences help you achieve this?  How will the London Business School MBA Programme contribute to this goal? Why is this the right time for you to pursue an MBA?

Question 2 (200 words):
Where do you see your career progressing five years after graduation and what is your longer term career vision?

Question 3 (500 words):
Please describe your experience of working in and leading teams, either in your professional or personal life.  Include any specific challenges you have faced. Given this experience, what role do you think you will play in your first year study group?

Question 4 (400 words):
Student involvement is an extremely important part of the London MBA experience and this is reflected in the character of students on campus. What type of student club or campus community event s will you be involved with and why? How will you contribute?

Question 5 (150 words):
Describe any significant experiences outside of your home country. What did you gain from these?


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