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UT Austin / McCombs Essay Topics 2011-2012

Following up on its earlier release of its 2011-2012 deadlines, UT Austin/McCombs has recently announced its 2011-2012 essay topics.  This year’s topics are below:

Required Essays

1. Describe how your professional and personal experiences have led you to pursue an MBA at this time. Please share with us your short and long term goals and why the Texas MBA at McCombs is the program best positioned to help you achieve them.
Limit: 900 words

2. At the McCombs School of Business, we are proud to have an active and diverse student community. What do you consider to be your personal strengths and how have you leveraged them in the past to enrich your work and non-work communities?
Limit: 500 words

Optional Essays

If your standardized test scores are low or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (i.e. calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum.
Limit: 200 words

Please provide any additional information to the Admissions Committee that you believe is important and/or will address any areas of concern that will be beneficial to the committee in considering your application.
Limit: 350 words

For more information, visit McCombs’ admissions website.

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