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Chicago Booth Deadlines and Essay Topics 2011-2012

The 2011-2012 Chicago Booth deadlines and essay topics have been released!

The three deadlines for this year’s admissions season are as follows:

Round One
Deadline: October 12, 2011
Notification: December 14, 2011

Round Two
Deadline: January 4, 2012
Notification: March 21, 2012

Round Three
Deadline: April 4, 2012
Notification: May 16, 2012

Chicago Booth’s 2011-2012 essay topics are below:

1. What are your short- and long-term goals, and how will a Chicago Booth MBA help you reach them? (600 words)

1 a) Re-applicants only: Upon reflection, how has your thinking regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or getting an MBA changed since the time of your last application? (300 words)

2. At Chicago Booth, we believe each individual has his or her own leadership style. How has your family, culture, and/or environment influenced you as a leader? (750 words)

3. Considering what you’ve already included in the application, what else should we know about you? In a maximum of four slides, tell us about yourself.

Booth has provided the following guidelines for Essay 3:

  • The content is completely up to you. There is no right, or even preferred, approach to this presentation.
  • There is a strict maximum of four pages, though you can provide fewer if you choose.
  • Acceptable formats for upload in the online application system are PowerPoint or PDF.
  • The document will be viewed electronically, but we cannot support embedded videos, music, or motion images. Additionally, all content MUST be included in the four pages; hyperlinks will not be viewed.
  • The file will be evaluated on the quality of content and ability to convey your ideas, not on technical expertise or presentation.

Chicago Booth’s online application is scheduled to go live in early August.  For more information, visit Booth’s admissions website.

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