For Fall 2012 Entry
Deadline: March 1
Deadline: April 15
*Applications will be accepted after April 15 on a space-available basis. Please feel free to submit an application after this date, as we will post a message on this webpage when applications are no longer being accepted for Autumn 2012.
Double space your essays, and use a font that is easy to read (e.g. Arial). We suggest a 10-point font.
Essay 1: Shaping Your Vision
Also, why do you want to earn an MBA degree in general and a Fisher College MBA in particular? Include your post-MBA goals, both short-term and long-term, and outline your plan for achieving them.
Maximum words: 750
Essay 2: Focusing On Leadership
Option 1*: You may submit physical objects, images, photographs, or photocopies, along with brief descriptions of how these objects exemplify the leadership qualities you selected. For example, to illustrate endurance, you might share a copy of your marathon medal, along with a short paragraph describing this experience.
Option 2: You may choose to write an essay for each of the two characteristics you select, describing situations in which you exemplified these leadership traits. Maximum words per essay: 500
Option 3: You may combine options 1 and 2.
* You may send objects to MBA Admissions, 100 Gerlach Hall, 2108 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210. Please note that Fisher College will not be responsible for returning physical objects to applicants.
Essay 3: Discovering You
Provide an honest description of yourself outside your professional context, stressing the personal characteristics you believe to be your strengths and weaknesses, along with the factors that have most influenced your development to date.
Maximum words: 750
Two letters of recommendation (A third letter of reference is optional.)
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