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Michigan / Ross Essay Topics 2019-2020

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In a recent blog post, Michigan / Ross announced the essay questions for the 2019-2020 admissions season.  Ross has made a modification one of the six short-answer options. All others remain the same as last year.

Access our detailed analysis of Michigan’s MBA Admissions essays. Please note, the content is generally updated with these new essays within a couple of weeks of the essay release.

Ross School of Business School Essay Questions for 2019-2020:


Group 1

  • I want people to know that I:
  • I made a difference when I:

Group 2

  • I am out of my comfort zone when:
  • I was humbled when:

Group 3

  • I was aware that I was different when:​
  • I was challenged when: (changed from “I find it challenging when people:”)

We encourage you to share personal examples in these short answers to allow us to learn more about who you are as a person.


Michigan Ross is a place where people from all backgrounds with different career goals can thrive. Please share your short-term career goal. Why is this career goal right for you? (300 words)


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Schools: Michigan / Ross

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