Application due: October 15, 2016
Decision released: December 15, 2016
Application due: November 15, 2016
Decision released: February 15, 2017
Application due: January 15, 2017
Decision released: April 1, 2017
Application due: March 15, 2017
Decision released: June 1, 2017
The NYU Stern essay questions give you the opportunity to more fully present yourself to the admissions committee and to provide insight into your experiences, goals and thought processes.
Essay 1: Professional Aspirations
(750 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)
- Why pursue an MBA (or dual degree) at this point in your life?
- What actions have you taken to determine that Stern is the best fit for your MBA experience?
- What do you see yourself doing professionally upon graduation?
Essay 2: Personal Expression
Please describe yourself to your MBA classmates. You may use almost any method to convey your message (e.g. words, illustrations). Feel free to be creative. (500 word maximum)
Essay 3: Additional Information (optional)
Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate record or self-reported academic transcript(s), plans to retake the GMAT, GRE, IELTS or TOEFL or any other relevant information.
If you are a re-applicant from last year, please explain how your candidacy has improved since your last application.
For more information on the guidelines and restrictions for essay 2, and all other information about applying, please visit the NYU Stern admissions website.