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Georgetown MBA Program Announces Essays and Deadlines

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The Georgetown MBA program at the McDonough School of Business has posted the deadlines and essay questions for the 2012-2013 admissions season.

Georgetown MBA

Round 1

Application Deadline: October 15, 2012
Decision Notification: December 15, 2012

Round 2

Application Deadline: January 5, 2013
Decision Notification: March15, 2013

Round 3

Application Deadline: April 1, 2013
Decision Notification: May 15, 2013

Georgetown McDonough suggests that students wishing to be considered for merit-based scholarships apply no later than Round 2. Likewise, international students are strongly encouraged to apply by Round 2 in order to have sufficient time to secure a student visa.

Essay Questions

Essay One:   Limit  - 1 page, double spaced, 12 pt font
State your short-term career goal immediately following graduation from the Georgetown MBA program. What skills have you developed on which you will build? What skills will you need to develop?

Essay Two:   Limit  - 1/2 page, double spaced, 12 pt font
State your long-term career goal. How does the position you describe in Essay One serve as a building block for your long-term career goal?

Essay Three:   Limit  - 1  1/2 pages, double spaced, 12 pt font
Describe the essence of who you are both personally and professionally.

Essay Four:   Limit  - 1/2 page, double spaced, 12 pt font
Service and community engagement are a way of life at Georgetown, following the University’s tradition of women and men for others. How have you demonstrated service to others?

Optional Essay One:   Limit  - 1/2 page, double spaced, 12 pt font
If you are not currently employed full-time, use this space to provide information about your current activities.

Optional Essay Two:   Limit  - 1 page, double spaced, 12 pt font
Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included.

RE-APPLICANT ESSAY (REQUIRED FOR REAPPLICANTS ONLY) - Limit  - 1page, double spaced, 12 pt font
How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. In addition, please update the Admissions Committee on your short-term career goals following graduation from the Georgetown MBA program.


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