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Georgetown / McDonough Essay Topics 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 Georgetown / McDonough essay topics have been posted, following the announcement of the 2012-2013 application deadlines.  The essay questions are as follows:

Essay 1 (answer both Part A and Part B)

Part A: Limit  – 500 words
What is your short-term goal following graduation from the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA Program? What skills are you seeking to develop or improve upon in order to reach your goals?

Part B: Limit  – 100 words
What is your long-term career goal?

Essay 2 (answer either Option A or Option B)

Option A: Limit  – 750 words
Describe a global business challenge and its relevance to your post-MBA career.

Option B: Limit  – 750 words
Describe yourself both personally and professionally and how you will contribute to the Georgetown McDonough community.  

“Essay” 3: Limit – 140 characters or fewer
Why do you want to attend the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA Program?  Tell us in tweet format*.

Optional Essay 1: Limit – 250 words
If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities.

Optional Essay 2: Limit – 500 words
Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included.

Re-applicant Essay (required only for reapplicants): Limit – 500 words
How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally.

Note: Essays should be double-spaced using a 12-point font

*Twitter is an online social networking service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters known as “tweets”. Applicants not familiar with Twitter can learn more, here. (http://twitter.com/about) Follow Georgetown McDonough on Twitter @msbgu for daily student, alumni, and faculty-sourced content.

For more information, visit McDonough’s admissions website.

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