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Chicago Booth MBA Essay Questions and Tips


  1. How will the Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? (250 word minimum)
  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)

Response Guidelines:

  • 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.
  • File Size: Maximum file size is 16 MB.
  • Acceptable Formats: Use the text box provided in the application.

Optional Question:

  • Is there any unclear information in your application that needs further explanation? (300 word maximum)