UNC - Kenan-Flagler Business School

Essay Questions for 2018-2019 / Class of 2021

Below are the application deadlines and essay questions for The Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA Program.

Round 1 (Early Action)
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Decisions Released: December 7, 2018
Deposit Due: January 4, 2019

Round 2
Application Deadline: December 10, 2018
Decisions Released: February 1, 2019
Deposit Due: April 16, 2019

Round 3
Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
Decisions Released: March 12, 2019
Deposit Due: March 1, 2019

Round 4
Application Deadline: March 11, 2019
Decisions Released: April 19, 2019
Deposit Due: May 10, 2019

Essay One (Required)

Please respond to the questions below that will assist us in learning more about you (500 words):

Tell us what your immediate career goals are and how you will benefit personally and professionally from earning an MBA at Kenan-Flagler Business School.
As the business world continues to evolve, circumstances can change and guide you in a different direction. Should your goals that you provided above not transpire, what other opportunities would you explore?
Essay Two (Required)

The UNC Kenan-Flagler community lives by its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork (250 words).

Pick a core value that resonates most deeply with you.
Identify the most challenging situation that you have encountered and how you responded while upholding that core value.
Essay Three (Optional)

Is there any additional information not presented elsewhere in your application that you would like the admissions committee to consider? Optional areas to address include (300 words):

If you have not had coursework in the core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), how will you prepare yourself?
Inconsistent academics, gaps in work, or low standardized test scores
Choice of recommenders

Visit the UNC Kenan-Flagler admissions website for more application information

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