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Georgetown University - McDonough

Essay Questions for 2017-2018 / Class of 2020

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for McDonough School of Business' MBA program.  

Round 1 Deadline: October 10, 2017
Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2018
Round 3 Deadline: April 2, 2018

Essay 1: We would like to learn more about you. Please answer the following essay question in 500 words or less: “What matters to you? Please share an experience from your past that illustrates why this matters to you and how it will enable you to contribute during your MBA Program (note: this does not necessarily need to be related to your professional goals).”

Video Essay: The required video essay is an opportunity for you to bring life to your application. Please introduce yourself to your future Georgetown MBA cohort in a one minute video.

Optional Essay 1: If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities. (250 words or fewer)

Optional Essay 2: Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included. (500 words or fewer)

Re-Applicant Essay: How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. (500 words or fewer)

Visit the Georgetown McDonough admissions website for more application information. Photo by Ron Cogswell.