Evening MBA

Evening MBA Essays

The Chicago Booth Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs Office looks forward to learning more about you via your application. If you are a reapplicant, you will answer these questions, as well as one additional essay.

Summer 2014

1. How will an MBA from Chicago Booth - from the Evening MBA Program or Weekend MBA Program specifically - at this point in your life help you achieve both your short- and long-term goals? (500 word maximum)

2. What is the most significant personal or professional challenge you have faced, and what key learning have you taken away from this experience? (250 words maximum)

3. What leadership characteristics do you feel make for the best leaders, and how do you strive to obtain them? And, on the flip side, what are you doing to avoid any potential leadership pitfalls that you observe in yourself or others? (750 words maximum)

(Re-applicant essay) Upon reflection, how has your thinking regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or obtaining your MBA changed since the time of your last application and what steps have you taken to strengthen your application since the last time you applied? (250 words maximum)

4. (Optional essay) If there is any important information that is relevant for your candidacy that you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.

Autumn 2014 and Winter 2015

1. Imagine yourself at LAUNCH (your three-day orientation) meeting your classmates for the first time. Introduce yourself. (250 words maximum)

2. How will an MBA from Chicago Booth, from the Evening MBA Program specifically, at this point in your life help you achieve both your short- and long-term goals? (500 words maximum)

3. Please complete this statement; I am a valuable member of a team because... (500 words maximum)

Re-applicant Essay: Upon reflection, how has your thinking regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or obtaining your MBA changed since the time of your last application and what steps have you taken to strengthen your application since the last time you applied? (250 words maximum)

4. (Optional Essay) If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here. (250 words maximum)