UNC Kenan-Flagler Essay Topics

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School has released the application for the 2009-2010 season. Four required essays and two optional prompts form part of the application process this time around.

1.  What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? Do you have other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500 words maximum)

2.  Briefly describe the career path you intend to pursue immediately after b-school. Explain why this career option appeals to you and why an MBA is appropriate at this time. (500 words maximum)

3.  What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to Kenan-Flagler? (500 words maximum)

4.  Kenan-Flager has five core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. If you could add one value what would it be and why? Be sure to explain how you have lived this value. (300 words maximum)

(Optional) 5.  If your GMAT quantitative score is low, or if you have not had coursework in calculus, microeconomics, statistics and financial accounting, please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)

(Optional) 6.  Is there anything else you think the Admissions Committee should know about you in order to evaluate your candidacy? (300 words maximum)

Click here for the UNC Kenan-Flagler deadlines.


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