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IESE Essay Questions 2017-2018

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The admissions committee at IESE Business School has released the IESE essay questions for entrance to the Class of 2020! Similar to last year, this year’s application only requires one essay (however, this year it is only 300 words), in addition to the usual optional essay (200 words).

2017-2018 IESE Essay Questions

Essay 1
Please answer ONE (and only one) of the following two questions. (300 words)

  1. If you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you see? Please give examples of both your strengths & weaknesses.
  2. Describe a recent situation (1-2 years ago maximum) that demonstrates your fit with IESE’s mission and values.

Essay 2 (Optional)
I wish that the application had asked me…

This essay can be submitted either written (200 words) or as a video (max 2:00 minutes total in length). We are aware that you are not a media professional.

Now that the IESE essay questions are out, download the Free 2017-2018 IESE Business School Snapshot to get a jumpstart on your b-school research.