Emory MBA Essays
Emory MBA Essays
(Last Year's Essays)
Answer all essays (numbers 1 through 4), following the directions indicated in the questions.
1. Please answer each of the following four questions in a short paragraph of no more than 250 words each.
a. Why have you decided to pursue an MBA at this time?
b. What interested you in Goizueta Business School’s MBA program?
c. What are your short term post MBA goals?
d. What are your long term professional aspirations?
2. Share one of your most significant professional accomplishments. Describe your precise role in this activity and how it has helped to shape your management skills. Please limit your response to 1000 words.
3. Goizueta Business School takes pride in our Core Values: Courage, Integrity, Accountability, Rigor, Diversity, Team, and Community. These ideals drive principled, effective leaders in business, and are the values we seek to instill in all of our students, both during their education at Goizueta and beyond. Provide a specific example of how you have demonstrated one of these values in your professional experience. Please limit your response to 500 words.
4. Complete one of the following statements. Please limit your response to 500 words.
a. I am unique because...
b. My most memorable cross-cultural experience...
c. I am passionate about...
d. My personal brand is...
e. I took a risk when I...
Optional Essay: If you have additional information or feel there are extenuating circumstances which you would like to share with the MBA Admissions Committee (i.e. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance issues, areas of weakness in application), please complete this optional essay in 250 words or less.
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Emory MBA Application Deadlines
The Goizueta School has four
The deadlines below are for the full-time two-year MBA program. The other programs have their own deadlines.
- November 1, 2012
- December 1, 2012
- February 1, 2013
- March 1, 2013
Emory MBA Class Profile
Middle 80% 610 - 750
Median Age 28
Median Work (Mos.) 54
Acceptance Rate 34%
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