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University of Texas - McCombs

Essay Questions for 2017-2018 / Class of 2020

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for The McCombs School of Business MBA Program. 

Round 1 Deadline: October 10, 2017
Round 2 Deadline: January 9, 2018
Round 3 Deadline: April 3, 2018

Required Essays

  1. Introduce yourself. Select only one communication method that you would like to use for your response.
    • Write an essay (250 words), OR
    • Share a video introduction (one minute)

  2. Picture yourself at graduation. Describe how you spent your two years as a Texas MBA student, and how that experience helped to prepare you for the post-MBA world. (500 words)


  3. Optional Statement: 

    Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance, or extenuating personal circumstances). (250 words)

Visit the McCombs admissions website for more application information.


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.