Emory University - Goizueta Business School

Essay Questions for 2018-2019 / Class of 2021

 

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for Emory Goizueta Business school's MBA program.

 

Round 1 October 5 November 30 December 21
Round 2* November 9 January 25 Feb 22 (One-Year MBA and ALL International)
April 19 (Two-Year MBA Domestic)
Round 3** January 4 March 8 (Domestic)
March 15 (International)
April 9 (One-Year MBA)
April 19 (Two-Year MBA)
Round 4 March 8 Rolling (One-Year MBA)
May 3 (Two-Year MBA)
Upon Notification (One-Year MBA)
May 15 (Two-Year MBA)

2018-19 Full-Time MBA Applicant Essays

Essay 1. Define your short-term post-MBA career goals. How are your professional strengths, past experience and personal attributes aligned with these goals? (300 word limit)

Essay 2. The business school is named for Roberto C. Goizueta, former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, who led the organization for 16 years, extending its global reach, quadrupling consumption, building brand responsibility, and creating unprecedented shareholder wealth. Mr. Goizueta's core values guide us in educating Principled Leaders for Global Enterprise. Provide an example of your leadership in a professional setting and explain what you learned about yourself through the experience. (300 word limit)

Essay 3. Please select ONE of the following topics to share with us using the Video Essay feature. Your comments should last 60-90 seconds and you have the option to re-record until you are satisfied, before submitting.

Of Goizueta Business School's Core Values (Courage, Integrity, Accountability, Rigor, Diversity, Team, Community), which one resonates the most with you and why?
What is the best advice you have received and how have you used it in your life or career?
Outside of family and work, what is something that you are passionate about and why?

Essay 4. If you are applying to a second- and/or third-preference program, please describe your reasoning for applying to the additional program(s). (100 word limit)

Essay 5: Share with the committee and your future classmates a fun or noteworthy fact about you. (25 word limit)

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 or areas of weakness in application). (250 words)

Reapplicant Essay 1: Define your short-term post-MBA career goals. How are your professional strengths, past experience and personal attributes aligned with these goals? (300 word limit)

Reapplicant Essay 2: Explain how you have improved your candidacy for Goizueta Business School’s MBA Program since your last application (250 word limit)

For more information about applying for the Emory MBA, visit the Goizueta admissions website.

Visit the Emory Goizueta admissions website for more application information.

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