Tepper Essay Prompts Now Available
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has posted the 2009-2010 essay topics; please click here for key dates and deadlines. The online application will be available beginning tomorrow, September 1, 2009.
Here are the essay prompts for this admissions cycle:
A. What are your short-term and long-term goals? How will a Tepper MBA help you to achieve these goals. (Please include any information regarding what steps you have taken to learn more about the Tepper School.)
B. The Tepper School’s culture relies on all members to be active contributors to our community. With your values, experiences, and interests, how will you make a unique contribution to the Tepper community? Your examples may include: classroom interaction, student activities, career development, community service, etc.
C. Please answer two of the following three questions or statements. Please clearly specify which questions you are answering. Your two answers should equal a total of two pages or less.
1. Describe an obstacle you have faced in your professional or academic life. How did you overcome this obstacle and how did it foster your development?
2. Describe a time in which your ethics were challenged. How did you deal with the situation and what did you learn from it?
3. One thing people would be surprised to know about me is”¦
The Tepper School also offers space for an “additional information” optional essay.
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