MBA Watch The Ultimate Business School Guide

Honor Roll
Members Accepted by Kellogg
Most Active Kellogg Commenters

2014/2015 ESSAY QUESTIONS

  1. Essay 1: Resilience. Perseverance. Grit. Call it what you will…. Challenges can build character. Describe a challenging experience you’ve had. How were you tested? What did you learn? (450 words)
  2. Essay 2: Leadership requires an ability to collaborate with and motivate others. Describe a professional experience that required you to influence people. What did this experience teach you about working with others, and how will it make you a better leader? (450 words)
  3. Dual-degree Applicants Essay: For applicants to the MMM or JD-MBA dual degree programs, please explain why that program is right for you. (250 words)
  4. Re-applicants Essay: Since your previous application, what steps have you taken to strengthen your candidacy? (250 words)
  5. Additional Information (Optional): If needed, use this section to briefly describe any extenuating circumstances (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, inconsistent or questionable academic performance, etc.) (no word limit)

Essay Tips - Articles

Essay Tips - Videos

  • Write Like an Expert: Kellogg School of Management Essay Analyses 2014/2015 Season

    by Jessica Shklar, mbaMission, on August 26, 2014