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Join us for an un-moderated chat party in which we break down this year's MIT Sloan application essays. This session will follow the WLAE live webinar for which you can RSVP now!

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2014/2015 ESSAY QUESTIONS

  1. Essay 1: The mission of the MIT Sloan School of Management is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and to generate ideas that advance management practice. Discuss how you will contribute toward advancing the mission based on examples of past work and activities (500 words or fewer).
  2. Essay 2: Write a professional letter of recommendation on behalf of yourself. Answer the following questions as if you were your most recent supervisor recommending yourself for admission to the MIT Sloan MBA Program (750 words or fewer).
    • How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
    • How does the applicant stand out from others in a similar capacity?
    • Please give an example of the applicant's impact on a person, group, or organization.
    • Please give a representative example of how the applicant interacts with other people.
    • Which of the applicant's personal or professional characteristics would you change?
    • Please tell us anything else you think we should know about this applicant.
  3. Optional Essay: The Admissions Committee invites you to share anything else you would like us to know about you, in any format. If you choose to use a multimedia format, please host the information on a website and provide us the URL.

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