The Leading Independent Resource for Top-tier MBA Candidates

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. ( Follow Georgetown McDonough on Twitter @msbgu for daily student, alumni, and faculty-sourced content.

For more information, visit McDonough’s admissions website.

Enhanced by Zemanta

Posted in: Essay Topics

Need help with your essay?

Call Veritas Prep at +1-310-295-2098 or click to

  • Sign Up For Our Newsletter

    Expert admissions advice and the latest information on top schools and programs delivered straight to your inbox.
  • Clear Admit is a leading provider of MBA admissions advice and digital content.

    Clear Admit provides the latest news on the world’s best business schools together with insider advice on MBA admissions. Founded by Wharton MBA graduates with extensive experience in business school admissions, Clear Admit has been cited by various media including The Economist, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Learn more >>