Essays

Please address the following questions and submit all essays in one complete PDF file. Essays should be written in 12pt. font and double-spaced. On the top of each page, indicate your full name as listed on your application and the question to which you are responding. The application system requires that you convert your document into PDF format prior to uploading it to your application. Instructions and access to a software program that will convert your documents are available within the application.

2014-15 Applicant Essays

Answer all essays (numbers 1 through 4), following the directions indicated in the questions. NOTE: Applicants who apply to more than one MBA program will only complete the essay question requirement related to their first program preference.

  1. Complete each of the following questions. Please limit your responses to 200 words each.

    • What is your short-term career goal and why is an MBA from Goizueta an important next step toward that goal?
    • What is your long-term career goal and what aspect of your MBA education will most help you reach that goal?
  2. What is your most significant professional accomplishment? Describe your role in this activity and how it helped shape your management skills. Your response should be at least 300 but no more than 500 words.

  3. Team Skills are an important component of a successful Executive MBA experience. Share with us an experience that helped shape your team skills, what you learned from the experience and how you have been able to incorporate these skills in your professional and/or personal life. Your response should be limited to 250-300 words

  4. In 25 words or less, what is a fun fact you would like to share with your classmates?

Optional Essay: Please share any additional information or extenuating circumstances that impact your application or candidacy (i.e. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance issues or areas of weakness in application). Please limit your response to 250 words.

Re-Applicant Essays

Applicants who have applied to Goizueta Business School in the past are required to answer the following questions:

  1. For the questions below, please limit your response to 150 words each.

    • Why have you decided to pursue an MBA at this time?
    • What are your short-term post-MBA goals?
    • What are your long-term professional aspirations?
  2. Explain how you have improved your candidacy for Goizueta Business School's MBA Program since your last application. Please limit your response to 250 words.

You may also submit the optional essay if you wish.