月別アーカイブ: 2018年6月

【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】Univ. of Cambridge (Judge)


The following are the main essay questions on the Cambridge MBA application:

  1. Please provide a personal statement. It should not exceed 500 words and must address the following questions:
    • What are your short and long term career objectives and what skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you achieve them?
    • What actions will you take before and during the MBA to contribute to your career outcome?
    • If you are unsure of your post-MBA career path, how will the MBA equip you for the future?
  2. What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)
  3. Describe a situation where you had to work jointly with others to achieve a common goal. What did you learn from the experience? (up to 200 words)

【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】London Business School

London Business Schoolのエッセイ課題が発表されました。

What are your post-MBA goals and how will your prior experience and the London Business School programme contribute towards these? (500 words)





Is there any other information you believe the Admissions Committee should know about you and your application to London Business School? (500 words)

一方のエッセイ課題では職業、卒業後の目的など、プロフェショナルな内容が要求されるため、このOptional Essayでは、自らのパーソナルな側面を描き出すことに注力してはいかがでしょうか。育った環境、そうした過程で影響を受けた人、人生を歩む上での考え方やモットー。さらには重要な判断や決断を下さなければならなかった時のこと、また、困難な状況と自分がどう向き合い、乗り越えたてきたのか。自らのグローバルマインドや多様性を重視する価値観はどう育まれてきたのか。具体的なエピソードを展開させることで、多様な側面を読み手に伝えていきたいですね。

【告知協力】LBS: 在校生及び卒業生によるMBAプログラム説明会

London Business SchoolのJapan Clubは、今年も毎年恒例のMBAプログラム向け説明会を東京で実施することに致しました。LBS生活全般やMBAプログラム詳細への理解を深めるとともに、ご自身との相性を肌で感じて頂く貴重な場ですので、奮ってご参加下さい。

  • 日時:2018年8月4日(土)14:00-16:00 (開場13:30)
  • 会場:ホテルニューオータニ 「おり鶴 翔の間
  • 主催:Japan Club
  • LBS側参加者:在校生並びに卒業生(合計約20-30名を予定)
  • 当日の内容:


木越純氏(MBA1990年卒、バンク・オブ・アメリカ・エヌ・エイ東京支店 副会長)




小川竜平氏(MBA2011卒、日本マクドナルド、Director of Digital & Marketing)

間瀬裕介氏(MBA2013卒、WealthPark, 取締役/COO)

松尾直弥氏(MBA2014卒、ヤフー、企業戦略本部 エンゲージメントマネージャー)




【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】Northwestern University (Kellogg)

Kellogg Schoolのエッセイ課題が発表されました。

  1. Kellogg’s purpose is to educate, equip & inspire brave leaders who create lasting value.  Tell us about a time you have demonstrated leadership and created lasting value.  What challenges did you face, and what did you learn? (450 words)
  2. Pursuing an MBA is a catalyst for personal and professional growth. How have you grown in the past? How do you intend to grow at Kellogg? (450 words)

【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】New York Univ. (Stern)

Stern Schoolのエッセイ課題が発表されました。

Essay 1: Professional Aspirations
(500 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

  • What are your short and long-term career goals?
  • How will the MBA help you achieve them?

Essay 2: Personal Expression (a.k.a. “Pick Six”)

Describe yourself to the Admissions Committee and to your future classmates using six images and corresponding captions. Your uploaded PDF should contain all of the following elements:

  • A brief introduction or overview of your “Pick Six” (no more than 3 sentences).
  • Six images that help illustrate who you are.
  • A one-sentence caption for each of the six images that helps explain why they were selected and are significant to you.

Note: Your visuals may include photos, infographics, drawings, or any other images that best describe you. Your document must be uploaded as a single PDF. The essay cannot be sent in physical form or be linked to a website.

Essay 3: Additional Information (optional)
(250 word maximum, double-spaced, 12-point font)

Please provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate record or self-reported academic transcript(s), plans to retake the GMAT, GRE, IELTS or TOEFL, or any other relevant information.

【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】Univ. of California, Berkeley (Haas)

Berkeley, Haas Schoolよりエッセイ課題が発表されました。

Essay #1: Tell us a six-word story that reflects a memorable experience in your life-to-date. Elaborate on why it is meaningful to you. (300 words maximum)

Tip: A successful six-word story will pique the reader’s interest in the forthcoming explanation. Together, the story and explanation will share a specific and personal experience that helps the reader get to know you better, giving insight into your character, values, or how you would uniquely contribute to the Berkeley-Haas community. View sample six-word stories and video tips from the admissions committee.

Essay #2: Briefly describe your immediate post-MBA career goal, and discuss how it will put you on a path to a meaningful and rewarding career. (300 words maximum)

Optional Information

Optional Information #1: We invite you to help us better understand the context of your opportunities and achievements.

  1. What is the highest level of education completed by your parent(s) or guardian(s)?
      • Did not complete high school
      • High school diploma or equivalency (GED)
      • Associate’s degree (junior college) or vocational degree/license
      • Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS)
      • Master’s degree (MA, MS)
      • Doctorate or professional degree (MD, JD, DDS)

2. What is the most recent occupation of your parent(s) or guardian(s)?

      • Unemployed
      • Homemaker
      • Laborer
      • Skilled worker
      • Professional

3. If you were raised in one of the following household types, please indicate.

      • Raised by a single parent
      • Raised by an extended family member (grandparent, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, cousin)
      • Raised in a multi-generational home
      • Raised in foster care

4. What was the primary language spoken in your childhood home?

5. If you have you ever been responsible for providing significant and continuing financial or supervisory support for someone else, please indicate.

      • Child
      • Spouse
      • Sibling
      • Parent
      • Extended family member (grandparent, aunt/uncle, niece/nephew, cousin)
      • Other

6. Please elaborate on any of your above responses. Alternatively, you may use this opportunity to expand on other hardships or unusual life circumstances that may help us understand the context of your opportunities, achievements, and impact.
(300 words maximum)

Optional Information #2

This section should only be used to convey relevant information not addressed elsewhere in your application. This may include explanation of employment gaps, academic aberrations, supplemental coursework, etc. You are encouraged to use bullet points where appropriate.

上記エッセイ課題を含む、同校への出願に関するApplication Tipsを下記のurlにて確認いただけます(動画付)

【2019年9月入学用出願締め切り日】Univ. of California, Berkeley (Haas)

UC Berkeley, Haas Schoolの出願締め切り日が発表されました。

■ Round 1
Application due: September 27, 2018
Decision released: December 13, 2018

■ Round 2
Application due: January 10, 2019
Decision released: March 14, 2019

■ Round 3
Application due: April 4, 2019
Decision released: May 9, 2019

All applications must be submitted on or before the application deadline at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

【2019年9月入学用エッセイ課題】U of Chicago (Booth)

Booth Schoolのエッセイ課題が発表されました。

At Booth, passions and ambitions serve as a compass in navigating our choice-rich environment. This year, you will find we want to get right at those motivations—to the things that inspire you and your post-MBA future. We incorporated two new application questions that directly address your goals and passions:

  • How will the Booth MBA help you achieve your immediate and long-term post-MBA career goals? (250 word minimum)
  • Chicago Booth immerses you in a choice-rich environment. How have your interests, leadership experiences, and other passions influenced the choices in your life?  (250 word minimum)

If you’re invited to interview, you will have the opportunity to share even more about who you are, how you think, and why.

Response Guidelines:

Length: There is no maximum length, only a 250 word minimum. We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.

File Size: Maximum file size is 16 MB.

Acceptable Formats: Acceptable formats are PDF or Word. We strongly recommend converting your piece to a PDF file prior to submitting.

Restrictions: We will be viewing your submission electronically and in full color, but all submissions will be converted to PDF files, so animation, multimedia, hyperlinks, etc. will not translate over.

Optional Question

Is there any unclear information in your application that needs further explanation? (300 word maximum)

【2019年9月入学用出願締め切り日】U of Chicago (Booth)

Booth Schoolの出願締め切り日が発表されました。

Round 1
Application due: September 27, 2018
Decision released: December 6, 2018

Round 2
Application due: January 3, 2019
Decision released: March 21, 2019

Round 3
Application due: April 4, 2019
Decision released: May 16, 2019

All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Central Time.