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Calling All Booth MBA Applicants: 2020 Intake [Class of 2022]

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Welcome all Chicago Booth class of 2022 hopefuls. Let's use this platform to know each-other, exchange ideas, discuss app strategies, and some profile discussions may be? Give a shout out!

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Chicago Booth MBA Deadlines


RoundApplication DueDecisions Released
Round 1Sep 26, 19Dec 5, 19
Round 2Jan 7, 20Mar 19, 20
Round 3Apr 2, 20May 21, 20


Booth Essay Question and Analysis


  • Essay 1: How will the Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? (250 word minimum)
  • Essay 2: Chicago Booth immerses you in a choice-rich environment. How have your interests, leadership experiences, and other passions influenced the choices in your life? (250 word minimum)
  • Optional Question: Is there any unclear information in your application that needs further explanation? (300 word maximum)
  • Re-Aplicant Question: Upon reflection, how has your perspective regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or getting an MBA changed since the time of your last application? (300 word maximum)

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  • Length: There is no maximum length, only a 250 word minimum. We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.
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Hi Boothie hopefuls! Successful execution of essay 1 requires research: knowing what is special about Booth for you personally, and how it fits with your goals and hence, reasons for attending B-school.

Reach out to Booth students and alums on LinkedIn; subscribe to all their social media properties, show up at events and if you can't in person, take part in online chats posted here https://www.chicagobooth.edu/programs/full-time/admissions/events/online-chats

In the 2nd essay, get across how you resonate with their values. Shared values: this is how you make a heartfelt connection, which is the key to it all,really. See https://www.dropbox.com/s/r10qnlmruxpwimd/Booth%2015-16%20P1.pdf?dl=0
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Calling all class of 2021 Booth admits: Would you like to give any advice/application tips to new applicants? Anything that you learned while going through the application process which you want to share with new applicants? Thanks in advance!
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Friends, I took 2 GSALB courses at Booth. I did great in one course and got an A- and did not so great in the second one and scored B-.

Have a shot myself in the foot by scoring B-? Is all hope lost? Has any one retaken a course? I know I could have done better and willing to prove myself. I am nervous to take course 3 as a tie breaker now. Advice?

Anyone got in after scoring B- in GSALB course?
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I am excited to announce redskull1 as the Booth moderator. He will be leading this discussion.

He is applying to Booth and a few other schools this year. We look forward to seeing new initiatives being taken by him for the prospective Booth applicants.

Please join me in welcoming the new Booth Class of 2022 moderator! :)

redskull1 Please introduce yourself when you get a chance.
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Welcome redskull1! Great to have you a part of the School Moderator Team!
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New post 20 Aug 2019, 12:37
Hi clubbers,

Looking forward to this forum from now on. The Dday of 26th couldn't come faster. My brief stats:

I am from the upstream oil and gas sector. I have 6+ yrs of work ex. Extra curriculars are more or less average.
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redskull1 wrote:
Hi clubbers,

Looking forward to this forum from now on. The Dday of 26th couldn't come faster. My brief stats:

I am from the upstream oil and gas sector. I have 6+ yrs of work ex. Extra curriculars are more or less average.



Welcome! Booth is a tough program so good luck on the applications and the 26th of September but most important on the interview invite day :cool:

P.S. If my memory serves me right, upstream is extraction and downstream is refining?
Do you spend much time in the field?
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New post 20 Aug 2019, 12:58
Ya. Spot on. I worked in drilling previously. Right now I am in production where we separate oil, gas and water and pump it to refineries, gas plants etc.

All my time I have spent in the field.

Thank you man. Booth is definitely tough. I mean I once saw an 800 get denied. I shouted "COME ON!!!!!!!!!!!!" that day at the top of my voice.
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