The University of Chicago - Booth

Essay Questions for 2019-2020 / Class of 2022

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for Chicago Booth's MBA program.  

Round 1
Application deadline: September 26, 2019
Decision released: December 5, 2019

Round 2
Application deadline: January 7, 2020
Decision released: March 19, 2020

Round 3
Application deadline: April 2, 2020
Decision released: May 21, 2020

2019-2020 Chicago Booth Essay Questions

  1. How will the Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? Submissions must be entered into the text box provided in the application. (250-word minimum)
  2. Chicago Booth immerses you in a choice-rich environment. How have your interests, leadership experiences, and other passions influenced the choices in your life? Submissions must be entered into the text box provided in the application. (250-word minimum)

Additional Information

Is there any unclear information in your application that needs further explanation? If so, please use this section to clarify. (300 words)

Re-applicant Question:

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 word maximum)


Disclaimer: the information provided on this page is for reference only. Applicants are strongly advised to visit the admissions website link provided above to confirm essay prompts, deadlines, and other application information.  Photo by Phil Roeder.

Visit the Chicago Booth admissions website for more application information.