UM Ross School of Business Deadlines, Essay Questions

The University of Michigan Ross School of Business has announced the deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 full-time MBA program application.

Round 1

Deadline: October 10, 2012

Notification: January 15, 2013

Round 2

Deadline: January 3, 2013

Notification: March 15, 2013

Round 3

Deadline: March 4, 2013

Notification: May 15, 2013

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the day of the deadline.


The four required essays and one optional prompt are:


1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less.

2. Describe your career goals. How will an MBA from Ross help you to achieve those
goals? (300 word maximum)

3. Describe a time in your career when you were frustrated or disappointed. What did you
learn about yourself from that experience? (500 word maximum)

4. What are you most passionate about and why? How will this passion positively impact
Ross (300 word maximum)

5. Optional question: Is there anything else you think the Admissions Committee should
know about you to evaluate your candidacy? (500 word maximum)

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