University of Rochester: Simon



1. Describe your post-M.B.A. or post-M.S. career plans. How does your past education and experience support your career objectives? What aspects of the Simon School program make it a good choice for your graduate study?(500 word maximum)

2. (Optional) Share any information that you think is important in the evaluation of your application, including any concerns you think the Admissions Committee may have regarding your application. (500 word maximum)


One or two reference letters

1. How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant? (100 characters)

2. Please comment on the Applicant’s strengths and weaknesses for graduate study in management. Balanced evaluations generally work to the applicant’s advantage. (Upload document)


Please provide a current resume in standard format (limit 2 pages) with your employment history. For each position, include the following:

  • Dates of employment (month and year),

  • Employer Name and estimated number of employees,

  • Location,

  • Job Title,

  • Responsibilities,

  • Starting and ending salaries,

  • Average number of hours worked per week,

  • Reason for job/position change.

Please explain any gaps in your employment history. Also include post-secondary educational history, nonacademic interests and activities, awards received, and examples of leadership roles. For MBA or MS applicants who lack full-time employment, please include internships and/or part-time experience.



Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

University of Rochester

M.B.A./M.S. Admissions Office

Schlegel Hall, Suite 305

Rochester, New York 14627-0107

Telephone: (585) 275-3533

Web site:

Electronic application:

Last updated: July 20.2012