Class Starting in January 2009

Final Deadline: November 1, 2008



Two essays are required. You must respond to question 1. You may then choose one of the following 3 questions

Essay 1

Discuss your professional objectives, both long- and short-term, and indicate how your past experiences have contributed to the definition of those objectives. Why do you want to pursue an MBA at this point in your career?

Essay 2

Discuss a current or recent business challenge that you have faced in your work. How have you dealt with or resolved the issue, and what are the lessons that you have learned from this experience?

Essay 3

In addition to your professional accomplishments, what experiences and/or events in your life do you think are most significant?

Essay 4

How do you define success? Do you feel you have been successful? How would you work to achieve greater success both professionally and personally?


1.How long have you known the applicant?

2.In what capacity?

3.In making your recommendation of this candidate, please define the reference group you are using to

make your comparisons. (Limit your answer to 3 lines.)

4.What do you consider to be the applicant's outstanding talents?

(Limit your answer to 3 lines.)

5.In what areas could the applicant grow and improve?

(Limit your answer to 3 lines.)

6.Please add any additional comments you feel would be helpful.

(Limit your answer to 4 lines.)


The tuition and fees for students entering in January 2009 will be $133,000.


New York University

Stern School of Business

Executive MBA Program

Henry Kaufman Management Center

44 West Fourth Street, Suite 4-100

New York, NY 10012-1126

Phone: (212) 998-0789

Fax: (212) 995-4222

Email: executive@stern.nyu.edu

Website: http://w4.stern.nyu.edu/emba/