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Georgetown MBA Essay Questions 2018-2019

Georgetown MBA Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018

The Georgetown University adcom has updated the McDonough MBA essay questions for applicants targeting the Class of 2021. This year we see the return of the one-essay format in addition to the (now one year old) video essay.

2018-2019 Georgetown MBA Essay Questions

Essay 1: Describe a defining moment when you were challenged and exceeded expectations. (The moment can be a professional or personal one. If personal, then please also include how it had an impact on your professional development) (500 words or fewer)

Video Essay:  The required video essay is an opportunity for you to bring life to your application. Please introduce yourself to your future Georgetown MBA cohort in a one minute video. 

Optional Essay 1:  If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities. (250 words or fewer)

Optional Essay 2: Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included. (500 words or fewer)

Re-Applicant Essay: How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. (500 words or fewer)

For more information about applying, prospective students should visit the McDounough MBA program website. And now that the essays are out, get a jump start on your research with the FREE Georgetown / McDonough School Snapshot!

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Schools: Georgetown / McDonough

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