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UCLA Anderson MBA Essay Question 2018-2019

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Along with the deadlines for the upcoming admissions season, UCLA Anderson has posted their 2018-2019 MBA essay topic noting that first-time applicants must respond to one essay question and one short answer question. Reapplicants are required to respond to the reapplicant essay question.

UCLA Anderson Essay Question 2018-2019

First-Time Applicants (Essay Question):

Describe your short-term and long-term career goals. How can the UCLA Anderson experience add value to your professional development? (500 words maximum)

Short Answer Question:
What are you passionate about and why? (300 words maximum)


(For applicants who applied for the MBA program in the previous two years)

Reapplicant Question:

Please describe your career progress since you last applied and how you have enhanced your candidacy. Include updates on short-term and long-term career goals, as well as your continued interest in UCLA Anderson. (750 words maximum)

Optional Question:

Are there any extenuating circumstances in your profile about which the Admissions Committee should be aware? Please use your best judgment. (250 words maximum)

No preference is given in the evaluation process to applicants who submit a response to the optional question.

For additional information regarding admissions and specifics on the essays, visit UCLA Andersons’ admissions website. Now that the essay topic has been announced, download the Free UCLA Anderson School of Management School Snapshot.

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