Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead)
For Fall 2012 Entry
Deadline: March 1, 2012
Notification: April 15, 2012
Round 5 (Final Deadline for International Applicants)
Deadline: April 15, 2012
Notification: May 15, 2012
Each essay response should be limited to one double-spaced page in length.
1. Describe your motivation for pursuing your chosen degree. How does it fit with your long/short-term goals? How have
your academic, career, or life experiences prepared you for this program? What strengths will you bring, and what
knowledge and insights are you hoping to develop during this learning experience?
2. For your second essay, please answer one of the four essay questions shown below. You may choose any of these
questions; please be sure to indicate at the top of the response which question you are answering.
Describe a major academic or professional accomplishment in your career and the factors that contributed to your success.
Describe a situation where your academic or professional ethics were challenged and how you dealt with the situation. What did you learn from the experience?
What is the most difficult feedback you have received, and how did you address it?
Throughout our lives, we experience significant experiences or "milestones" that have a lasting impact on us. Briefly describe such an event and its impact on you.
3. Applicants are not required to submit a third essay. The optional essay provides you the opportunity to share any
additional information you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. If you are requesting to be considered for
the MBA Health Scholars program, please use the optional third essay to explain your interest and qualifications for
Other topics may include special academic efforts, interests or accomplishments, or any difficulties you have
encountered that should be known to ensure a fair evaluation of your application.
If you feel that your credentials represent you fairly, you should feel no obligation to complete this optional essay.
Two letters of recommendation
Case Western Reserve University
Weatherhead School of Management
Attn: Full-Time MBA
Peter B. Lewis Building, Suite 150
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7235
Telephone: (216) 368-2030
Electronic application: https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=casewsm