Project Description

UNC Kenan–Flagler Business School

Program Name: Full-Time MBA Program

Essay Questions (2016-17)

  1. Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how your professional experience has shaped these goals, why this career option appeals to you, and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)
  2. What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (300 words maximum)
  3. If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)
  4. Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)


Application Periods Application Submission Dates
Round 1 14 Oct 2016
Round 2 02 Dec 2016
Round 3 13 Jan 2017
Round 4 10 Mar 2017*

* Decisions on applications submitted after the Round 4 deadline will be released on a rolling basis.