North Carolina State University


For Fall 2012 Entry

Round 3

Deadline: March 1, 2012


1. Describe your short-term and long-term career goals. Why is the MBA the best choice at this time in your career? What

influenced your decision to apply to NC State's Jenkins Graduate School? (500 word limit)

2. What do you see as some of the biggest challenges facing the global business community today? How will an MBA

from NC State's Jenkins Graduate School assist you in making a difference in addressing these challenges? (500 word


3. Please describe a specific example of when your ethics have been challenged. How has this situation impacted your

behaviors? (500 word limit)

4. Optional: What would you like the Admissions Committee to know about you that is not reflected elsewhere in your

application Please include specific personal or professional experiences/qualifications or explanations of GPA, GMAT

scores, or work experiences that are below our published averages. (500 word limit)

5. Complete this essay ONLY if you are re-applying for admission to NC State University's MBA program.

What steps have you taken to improve your candidacy since the last time you applied to the MBA Program at NC State

University? (500 word limit)


Three letters of recommendation



NC State Jenkins MBA Program

Box 8114

Raleigh, NC 27695-8114

Telephone: (919) 515-5584

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