George Washington University


For Fall Entry

March 15 for students requiring an 1-20 for an F-1 student visa

June 1 for all other applicants


Four essays are required, which must be typed and double-spaced.

1. Discuss your long-term and short-term professional objectives and how your past experiences have contributed to and

defined these objectives. Include in your statement why you want to pursue a graduate business degree at this point in

time. You may also include your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and

any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application. You may explain any academic

inconsistencies as part of this statement or as an addendum. (Limit to 500 words.)

2. As a manager, you are likely to work with a team in order to accomplish a particular task, and teamwork is the

cornerstone of the Global M.B.A. program. Describe what your role would be within a group setting and describe the

qualities and characteristics of your ideal teammates. (Limit to one page, 250 words.)

3. Describe your “perfect” post-M.B.A. job. (Limit to one page, 250 words.)

4. Discuss a person, event, or experience that has significantly shaped your life and explain why. (Limit to 500 words.)


Two letters of recommendation (at least one professional)



The GW School of Business

Office of Graduate Programs

2201 G Street NW

Duquès Hall Suite 550

Washington, D.C. 20052

Telephone: (202) 994-1212

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