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UMD Smith MBA Essay Prompt & Deadlines 2017-2018

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland Full-time MBA application is live, which means that the Smith MBA essay question and deadlines are available for applicants targeting the Class of 2020.

2017-2018 UMD Smith MBA Essay Prompt

Required Essay

Why Smith? Why an MBA? Why now? Be sure to include your short-term and long-term career goals.

Please limit your response to 300 words.

Optional Essay

Please use this essay to discuss anything additional about your candidacy that you have not yet shared in your application.

2017-2018 UMD Smith Deadlines

Round 1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
Decision Notification: December 23, 2017

Round 2
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
Decision Notification: January 15, 2018

Round 3
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Decision Notification: March 15, 2018

Round 4
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Decision Notification: April 15, 2018

Round 5
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Decision Notification: May 1, 2018

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