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Analysis of Berkeley / Haas Essay 5: Describe a time when you led by inspiring or motivating others toward a shared goal.

Describe a time when you led by inspiring or motivating others toward a shared goal. (250 words)

While the wording of this prompt is new for this season, the Haas application has included an essay focused on leadership for several years running.  With an impressive story to tell within a tight word limit, effective responses will provide a clear outline of the process by which the applicant inspired or motivated others, as well as a description of the positive result. It would be ideal to provide a solid professional example here, but an example from an extracurricular activity would suffice as well if you have made a more significant impact on an outside organization than you have in the workplace. To an extent, your topic choice may depend on how you’ve answered the earlier questions (since you’ll want to achieve balance across the essays).

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