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CMU / Tepper Essay Topics 2013-2014

Along with the application deadlines for the 2013-2014 admissions season, the Tepper adcom has announced its 2013-2014 essay topics, which are as follows:

Short Answers

  1. What is your professional goal immediately following graduation from the Tepper School? (Maximum 250 words)
  2. What are your long term career goals? (Maximum 250 words)

Required Essays

  1. What transferrable skills have you developed that are related to your professional goals outlined in Short Answer 1?  Additionally, identify the skills that you will need to develop or enhance. Specifically, how will the Tepper MBA help you develop these skills? (Maximum 500 words)
  2. Describe a defining moment in your life and explain how it shaped you as a person. (Maximum 300 words)
  3. How will your presence in the Tepper MBA program benefit your fellow students? How will you contribute to the school as a student and as an alumnus? (Maximum 300 words)

Optional Essay 

  1. Is there anything else that you think we should know as we evaluate your application? (Maximum 500 words)

For more information, visit the Tepper admissions website.

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