MBA Application Essay Questions

Essay #1 (required): 500 words maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font
Tell us about a recent accomplishment you had: How did you accomplish this? Who else was involved? What obstacles did you overcome? How did you positively influence a person, group, or organization as an employee, a member, or an outside constituent? What type of impact did this have on the organization? What did this experience teach you about collaboration, and how will it make you a better leader?

Essay #2 (required): 500 words maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font
The mission of the Rady School of Management is to develop “ethical and entrepreneurial leaders who make a positive impact in the world through innovation, collaboration, and knowledge”. Please share with us something from your past work and activities that align with this mission, and discuss how you will contribute toward advancing the mission both as a student and as an alumnus.

Essay #3 (optional):
Please provide any additional information you would like the Rady Admissions Committee to consider in evaluating your candidacy. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate academic record, your economic, family, or personal circumstances, or any other relevant information.