Indiana University - Kelley School of Business

Essay Questions for 2019-2020 / Class of 2022

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for Indiana's Kelley School of Business.

Round 1: October 15, 2019
Round 2: January 5, 2020
Round 3: March 1, 2020
Round 4: April 15, 2020


Required: 1. Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow you to achieve these goals? Should the short-term goals you have identified not materialize, what alternate career paths might you consider? (500 words) 

2. Please respond to one of the following short essay prompts. (300 words) a. My greatest memory is... b. I'm most afraid of... c. My greatest challenge has been... d. I'm most proud of... 

3. Please share with the admissions committee an interesting or surprising fact about you. (25 words) 

OPTIONAL. Is there anything else that you think we should know as we evaluate your application? If you believe your credentials and essays represent you fairly, you shouldn't feel obligated to answer this question. (300 words)

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