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NYU Stern MBA Essay Topics 2019-2020

NYU Stern MBA essays

The Leonard N. Stern School of Business  MBA essay questions for the 2019-20 application cycle are as follows:

NYU Stern MBA Essay Questions 2019-2020

Essay 1

Professional Aspirations
What are your short and long-term career goals?  How will the MBA help you achieve them?  (500 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

Essay 2

Personal Expression (a.k.a. “Pick Six”)
Describe yourself to the Admissions Committee and to your future classmates using six images and corresponding captions. Your uploaded PDF should contain all of the following elements:

  • A brief introduction or overview of your “Pick Six” (no more than 3 sentences).
  • Six images that help illustrate who you are.
  • A one-sentence caption for each of the six images that helps explain why they were selected and are significant to you.

Stern notes: Your visuals may include photos, infographics, drawings, or any other images that best describe you. Your document must be uploaded as a single PDF. The essay cannot be sent in physical form or be linked to a website.

Essay 3

Additional Information (optional)
Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate record or self-reported academic transcript(s), plans to retake the GMAT, GRE, IELTS or TOEFL, or any other relevant information.

If you are planning to attend the Langone Part-time MBA program and do not currently live in the NYC Metro Area or the Westchester area, please indicate your plans to pursue the program. If you are planning to relocate to the NYC area, please indicate your plans for employment. (250 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis

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