Emory Goizueta MBA Essays
Essays are considered a very important part of the application process and your opportunity to show the Admissions Committee a bit about yourself beyond the application. All 4 essay questions must be answered for your application to be considered complete. (Only two essays are required for re-applicants.)Please address the following questions and submit all essays in one complete PDF file. Essays should be written in 12pt. font and double-spaced.
Emory Goizueta Essay 1. What is your short-term career goal and why is an MBA from Goizueta an important next step toward that goal? (200 words)
Emory Goizueta Essay 2. If your initial career plans are not realized, what else are you considering? (200 words)
Emory Goizueta Essay 3. The Business School is named for Roberto C. Goizueta, former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, who led the organization for 16 years, extending its global reach, quadrupling consumption, building brand responsibility, and creating unprecedented shareholder wealth. It is his legacy and the strength of his character that gives rise to our vision: Principled Leaders for Global Enterprise. Goizueta once said, “The cynics will tell you that the good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. I’m telling you, do it anyway.” Provide an example of the good you have contributed to an organization and the impact of your actions. (300 words)
Emory Goizueta Essay 3. Complete ONE of the following statements. Please limit your response to 250 words.
a. I am unique because…
b. My most memorable cross-cultural experience…
c. I am passionate about…
d. The best piece of advice I’ve ever received is…
Emory Goizueta Essay 5. In 25 words or less, please share with the committee and your future classmates an interesting or fun fact about you.
Emory Goizueta Optional Essay. If you have additional information or feel there are extenuating circumstances which you would like to share with the MBA Admissions Committee (i.e. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance issues, areas of weakness in application). Please limit your response to 250 words.
Emory Goizueta Reapplicant Essays. [In addition to question 1 and 2 above]. Please explain how you have improved your candidacy for Goizueta Business School’s MBA Program since your last application. (250 words)
Emory Goizueta Application Deadlines 2014 – 2015
Round 1* (10 Oct 2014), Round 2** (14 Nov 2014), Round 3*** (09 Jan 2015), Round 4 (13 Mar 2015)