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Essay 1: As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we consider your candidacy for the Harvard Business School MBA program? (No word limit)
Essay 1: Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (500 words)
Your answers for both essay questions combined may not exceed 1,150 words
(1,200 words if you are applying to both the MBA and MSx programs).
Essay 1: What matters most to you, and why? (Suggested word count: 750)
Essay 2: Why Stanford? (Suggested word count: 400)
Essay # 1
Tell us a six-word story that reflects a memorable experience in your life-to-date. Elaborate on why it is meaningful to you.
Essay # 2
Respond to one of the following prompts:
-Describe a significant obstacle you have encountered and how it has impacted you.
-Describe how you have cultivated a diverse and inclusive culture.
-Describe a leadership experience and how you made a lasting and positive impact.
Briefly describe your immediate post-MBA career goals. How have prior experiences motivated and prepared you to pursue these goals.
View this collection of shared Booth moments (https://www.chicagobooth.edu/~/media/ACADEDA1984C4ACF939E2947B3C5D90C.aspx ). Choose the moment that best resonates with you and tell us why.
Choose the format that works for you.
Want to illustrate your response visually? Submit a slide presentation.
Like to express yourself with words? Write a traditional essay. Use the format that you feel best captures your response, the Admissions Committee has no preference.
Determine your own length. There is no prescribed minimum or maximum length. We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.
Maximum file size is 16 MB.
Accepted Upload Formats:
Acceptable formats are PDF, Word, and PowerPoint. We strongly recommend converting your piece to a PDF file prior to submitting.
We will be viewing your submission electronically and in full color, but all submissions will be converted to PDF files, so animation, video, music, etc. will not translate over.
Is there any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know? If so, please address in an optional essay.
(300 words maximum)
Upon reflection, how has your perspective regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or getting an MBA changed since the time of your last application? (300 words maximum)
•Cover Letter: Submit a cover letter seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Your letter should conform to a standard business correspondence, include one or more examples that illustrate why you meet the desired criteria above, and be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Senior Director of Admissions (300 words or fewer, excluding address and salutation).
•Video Statement: Please introduce yourself to your future classmates via a 60 second video statement.
•Optional Essay: Please provide any additional information you would like the Admissions Committee to know (200 words or less).