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London Business School 2011-2012 Deadlines and Essay Topics

The London Business School deadlines and essay topics have been posted for the 2011-2012 admissions season!  The four stages are as follows:

Stage 1
Application Deadline – October 5, 2011
Interview Invitation Sent – November 4, 2011
Admissions Decision Sent – December 15, 2011

Stage 2
Application Deadline – January 5, 2012
Interview Invitation Sent – February 10, 2012
Admissions Decision Sent – March 29, 2012

Stage 3
Application Deadline – March 1, 2012
Interview Invitation Sent – April 5, 2012
Admissions Decision Sent – May 15, 2012

Stage 4
Application Deadline – April 18, 2012
Interview Invitation Sent – May 25, 2012
Admissions Decision Sent – June 28, 2012

The 2011-2012 application essay questions are as follows:


Question 1 (500 words)
Please discuss your career progress to date and explain why now is the right time to undertake an MBA at London Business School?

Question 2 (300 words)
Where do you see your career progressing five years after graduation and what is your longer term career vision?

Question 3 (250 words)
Give a specific example of when you have had to test your leadership and team working skills. Given this experience what role will you play in a first year study group?

Question 4 (300 words)
Student involvement is an extremely important part of the London Business School MBA experience and this is reflected in the character of students on campus. Please describe how you will contribute to student clubs and the community and why?

Question 5 (250 words)
London Business School offers a truly global and diverse experience. Describe any significant experiences outside of your home country or culture. What did you gain and how will your experience contribute to London Business School?

Question 6 (250 words)
Considering what you have already included in the application, what else would you like to tell us about yourself?  You can approach this question however you like.

Question 7 (300 words)
(This question is for re-applicants only)
How has your candidacy for the London Business School MBA improved since your last application? Have your views of London Business School or the MBA programme changed since you last applied?

Applicants should note that any extra words  written beyond the stated word limits may be disregarded. For more information, visit the LBS admissions website.

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