Kenan-Flagler MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015

Kenan-Flagler MBA Essays and Deadlines 2015

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA applicants are required to display Leadership and organizational abilities, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Teamwork abilities, Track record of results, Drive and motivation, Analytical skills and problem solving ability, Prior academic performance and Career progression and career goals in their essays and applications.

The UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA essays 2015-2016:

Essay 1: Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how your professional experience has shaped these goals, why this career option appeals to you, and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)

Essay 2 (Optional): What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (300 words maximum)

Essay 3 (Optional): If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)

Essay 4 (Optional): Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)

Kenan-Flagler MBA Deadlines 2015

Application Submission
Decision Release
Deposit Deadline
Round 1
Early Action
Oct 16Dec 14Jan 8
Round 2Dec 4Feb 1Apr 15
Round 3Jan 15Mar 14Apr 15
Round 4Mar 11*Apr 25*May 13

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the application date. 

*If space is available in the class, Kenan-Flagler accepts applications even after the Round 4 deadline. Decisions on applications submitted after the Round 4 deadline will be released on a rolling basis.

Early Action is an option for applicants who know for certain that they will attend UNC Kenan-Flagler if admitted. Early Action provides applicants with the certainty of learning their decision by December 14, 2015. Admitted applicants in the Early Action cycle will be required to submit a $3000 non-refundable enrollment deposit. Applicants should not apply for Early Action if they are not prepared to commit immediately to attending UNC Kenan-Flagler.

For more information, applicants can visit the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA admissions website.


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