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2015/2016 ESSAY QUESTIONS

  1. Essay 1: Describe yourself in two hundred words or less. (200 words)
  2. Essay 2: Give an example of a time when you were confronted with an unrecoverable event. How did it affect you and what were your greatest learnings? (300 words)
  3. Essay 3: On your 75th birthday someone close to you presents your laudatio (tribute). It can be a friend, colleague, family member etc. Please describe in detail what this person would say about you and your life. (300 words)
  4. Optional Essay: Is there any additional information that is critical for the Admissions Committee to know which has not been covered elsewhere in this application? If you would like to comment on career gaps, education, GMAT/GRE, a disability or illness, please use this space. (300 words)
  5. Administrative Questions (Your responses to these questions will not be taken into consideration in the admissions process):
    • How do you intend to finance your MBA at IMD? What would your budget be? (300 words)
    • Why are you applying to IMD? What other programs have you considered/are you considering? (300 words)