Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Sloan


*Reapplicants may submit their applications by the Round I or by the Round 2 deadline.


Cover Letter

Prepare a cover letter (up to 500 words) seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Your letter should describe your accomplishments, address any extenuating circumstances that may apply to your application, and confirm to standard business correspondence. Your letter should be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Senior Director of Admissions.


We are interested in learning more about you and how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed by a detailed description of your response. Please limit the experiences you discuss to those which have occurred in the past three years.

In each of the essays please describe in detail what you thought, felt, said, and did.

  • Essay 1: Please describe a time when you had to convince a person or a group of your idea (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)

  • Essay 2: Please describe a time when you overcame a personal s