University of Texas - McCombs

Essay Questions for 2018-2019 / Class of 2021

2018-2019 UT Austin / McCombs MBA Deadlines

Round 1
Application Deadline: October 9, 2018
Decision Notification: December 18, 2018

Round 2
Application Deadline: January 8, 2019
Decision Notification: March 28, 2019

Round 3
Application Deadline: April 2, 2019
Decision Notification: May 9, 2019

Applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. CST the day of the deadline.


2018-2019 UT Austin / McCombs MBA Essay Questions

The admissions team asks that you complete both essays below, as well as the optional statement if you would like to provide any further information regarding your application.

Essay 1

We will learn a lot about your professional background through your resume and letter of recommendation. We want to get to know you further. Please introduce yourself. Select only one communication method you would like to use for your response.
  • Write an essay (250 words), OR
  • Share a video introduction (one minute)

Essay 2

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

Optional Essay

Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that you believe will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. 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.