Indiana Kelley MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015

The Kelley School of Business is a business school of Indiana University in Indiana, United States. “Through the years, the Kelley School has fashioned a reputation as a true MBA innovator, from being one of the few programs that give a single grade for the entire core curriculum to having a series of first-year academies that provide experiential learning, consulting projects and coaching to students interested in six core areas that range from capital markets and strategic finance to consulting and supply chain management. Kelley essentially delivers a life-transforming customized MBA experience. Individual and team coaching is so prevalent that each student gets as many as 90 hours of coaching over the course of the two-year program from faculty, staff, and fellow MBA candidates.” Rightly quoted a Poets and Quants article.

Indiana Kelley MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015


Required Essays:

1. Please discuss your immediate post-MBA professional goals. How will your professional experience, when combined with a Kelley MBA degree, allow you to achieve these goals? Should the short-term goals you have identified not materialize, what alternate career paths might you consider? (500 words)

2. Please respond to one of the following short essay prompts. (300 words)

  • My greatest memory is…
  • I’m most afraid of…
  • My greatest challenge has been…
  • I’m most proud of…

3. Please share with the admissions committee an interesting or surprising fact about you. (25 words)

Optional Essay:

Is there anything else you think we should know as we evaluation your application? If you believe your essays and credentials represent you fairly, you shouldn’t fell obligated to answer this question. (300 words)

Early Round
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Notification by: December 20, 2015

Priority Round
Deadline: January 5, 2016
Notification by: March 15, 2016

Third Round
Deadline: March 1, 2016
Notification by: April 30, 2016

Final Round
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Notification by: May 31, 2016

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