One essay and one video essay are required to apply to the MBA for Working Professionals. Details of each are described below.
Characteristics of a Good Essay
The content and wording should reflect who you are and allow the MBA Admissions Committee to gain insight into your personality and what motivates you.
Be the sole author of your essays.
While we encourage you to seek feedback from family, friends, and business colleagues, we strongly discourage you from letting their feedback influence the core thought processes that drive this creative exercise.
Making a general statement about who you are or citing your accomplishments is powerful only if you can provide the reader with underlying examples of actions that define your personality or activities that led you to success in a given project or work assignment.
Invest time in writing your essays.
Since the MBA Admissions Committee places great emphasis on well-structured, well-written essays that allow them to get a true "feel" for you, essays play an important role in the overall evaluation of an application.
Essay #1 - Personal Statement
The personal statement gives you the opportunity to present yourself more fully to our MBA for Working Professionals Admissions Committee and to provide insight into your experiences, goals, and thought processes.
Your personal statement should include and describe:
Essay #2 - Video Essay
Click here to submit your two minute video response to the prompt below.
Video essay prompt: Share something interesting about yourself that we would not otherwise learn from your application.