Essay Topic Analysis
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Following up on the release of the 2017-2018 NYU / Stern Essay Topics, we wanted to share some advice for applicants targeting the NYU MBA Class of 2020. NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis 2017-2018 Let’s take a closer look at each prompt. Essay 1: Professional Aspirations What are your short and... Read more »
Now that the NYU Stern MBA essays for the 2016-2017 admissions season have been released, we wanted to follow up with our analysis of this year’s topics. As has been the case for several years running, the Stern essay section comprises two required essays. The first, which focuses on the... Read more »
Now that the NYU adcom has released the Stern MBA essays for the 2015-2016 admissions season — and now that Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions Isser Gallogly has offered his insight to NYU applicants via Clear Admit — we wanted to follow up with our analysis of this year’s NYU essay... Read more »
**Working on your NYU / Stern MBA essays? Our 2015-2016 NYU / Stern Essay Topic Analysis is now available. After making slight changes to their essay questions last year, NYU Stern has opted to keep their essay questions the same for the 2014-2015 admissions cycle. Applicants are required to respond to... Read more »
The 2014-2015 NYU Stern Essay Topic Analysis is now available. While NYU Stern has changed none of its essay prompts from the previous year, applicants in the 2013-2014 season are now required to respond to only two essay prompts, choosing between Option A or Option B – identical to last... Read more »
While Essays 1 and 2 have undergone some amendments for the 2012-2013 season, NYU Stern has hardly changed Essay 3 and, unlike many of its peer programs, has retained the same word limits for each of its essays. Though the desired content is distributed differently between the first two responses... Read more »
NYU Stern’s 2010-2011 essay topics have remained largely unchanged over the past several application seasons. As in prior years, Essays 1 and 2 allow applicants to discuss their career goals and fit with Stern’s MBA program, while Essay 3 encourages applicants to tap their creativity to showcase an element of... Read more »
Please describe yourself to your MBA classmates. You may use almost any method to convey your message (e.g. words, illustrations). Feel free to be creative. Guidelines: Your submission becomes the property of NYU Stern and cannot be returned for any reason. If you submit a written essay, it should be... Read more »
Analysis of NYU / Stern Essay 2: (a) What is your personal experience with the Stern community? Tell us what actions you have taken to learn about us. (b) Describe what most excites you about Stern from both an academic and extracurricular perspective. (c) How do you anticipate making your mark on the Stern community?
We take great care to shape the Stern community with individuals who possess both intellectual and interpersonal strengths. We seek individuals who are highly intelligent, collaborative and committed to flourishing as Stern leaders. Please answer the following questions: (a) What is your personal experience with the Stern community? Tell us... Read more »
Analysis of NYU / Stern Essay 1: (a) What choices have you made that led you to your current position? (b) Why pursue an MBA at this point in your life? (c) What is your career goal upon graduation from NYU Stern? What is your long-term career goal?
Think about the decisions you have made in your life. Answer the following: (a) What choices have you made that led you to your current position? (b) Why pursue an MBA at this point in your life? (c) What is your career goal upon graduation from NYU Stern? What is... Read more »