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Texas-Austin McCombs MBA Essay Questions and Tips


Essay 1:


Introduce yourself.

Select only one communication method that you would like to use for your response:

• Write an essay (250 words).

• Share a video introduction (one minute). 


Essay 2:


Picture yourself at graduation. Describe how you spent your two years as a Texas MBA student, and how that experience helped to prepare you for the post-MBA world. (500 words)


Optional Statement:


Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommender, academic performance, or extenuating personal circumstances). (250 words)