ESADE Business School Deadlines

1st Deadline
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
Notification Date: November 19, 2019

2nd Deadline

Application Deadline: November 26, 2019
Notification Date: January 21, 2019

3rd Deadline
Application Deadline: January 14, 2020
Notification Date: February 25, 2020

4th Deadline

Application Deadline: February 11, 2020
Notification Date: March 24th, 2020

5th Deadline

Application Deadline: March 10, 2020
Notification Date: April 21, 2020

6th Deadline

Application Deadline: April 21, 2020
Notification Date: May 26, 2020

7th Deadline

Application Deadline: May 19, 2020
Notification Date: June 16, 2020

8th Deadline*

Application Deadline: June 2, 2020
Notification Date: June 30, 2020
*For EU residents only, subject to places remaining on the programme 


Essay Questions for 2019-2020 / Class of 2022

Esade Essay 1: Which aspects have you improved on during your academic and professional career so far? Which tools or values have helped you achieve this? (2000 characters maximum, 30 lines approximately)

Esade Essay 2 : How will your background, values and non work-related activities enhance the experience of other ESADE MBA students and add to the diverse culture we strive for at ESADE? (Note: The goal of this essay is to get a sense of who you are, rather than what you have accomplished). (2000 characters maximum, 30 lines approximately)

Esade Essay 3: What are your motivations in pursuing a full-time MBA at this point in your life? Describe your mid-term and long-term visions for your post-MBA career path. What is it about ESADE you think will help you reach your goals? (3000 characters maximum, 30 lines approximately)

Esade Essay 4: Complete two of the following four questions or statements (3000 characters maximum, 30 lines approximately)

I am most proud of...
People may be surprised to learn that I...
What has your biggest challenge been and what did it help you learn about yourself?
Which historical figure do you most identify with and why?

Esade Essay 5: Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include gaps in employment, your undergraduate record, plans to retake the GMAT or any other relevant information. (3000 characters maximum, 30 lines approximately)

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