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UMD Smith MBA Essay Prompt & Deadlines 2018-2019

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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 2021.

2018-2019 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.

2018-2019 UMD Smith Deadlines

Round 1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
Decision Notification: December 23, 2018

Round 2
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
Decision Notification: January 15, 2019

Round 3
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018
Decision Notification: March 15, 2019

Round 4
Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
Decision Notification: April 15, 2019

Round 5
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Decision Notification: May 1, 2019

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