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HEC Paris Essay Topics for January 2015 Intake


HEC Paris invites applicants interested in January 2015 admission to its full-time and part-time MBA program to complete five required essays and one optional essay. The essay questions, which are posted in the online application, are as follows:
1. Why are you applying to the HEC MBA Program now? What is the professional objective that will guide your career choice after your MBA, and how will the HEC MBA contribute to the achievement of this objective? (500 words.)

2. What do you consider your most significant life achievement? (250 words.)

3. Leadership and ethics are inevitably intertwined in the business world. Describe a situation in which you have dealt with these issues and how they have influenced you. (250 words.)

4. Imagine a life entirely different from the one you now lead, what would it be? (250 words.)

5. Please choose from one of the following essays:

a) What monument or site would you advise a first-time visitor to your country or city to discover, and why? (250 words.)

b) Certain books, movies or plays have had an international success that you believe to be undeserved. Choose an example and analyse it. (250 words.)

c) What figure do you most admire and why? You may choose from any field (arts, literature, politics, business, etc). (250 words.)

Optional Essay: Is there any additional information you would like to share with us? (900 words.)


For information about admission to HEC Paris’s MBA program, visit the HEC Paris Admissions page.

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