Short Answers (choose one from each group; 100 words each)
- I want people to know that I:
- I made a difference when I:
- I was aware that I was different when:
- I was out of my comfort zone when:
- I was humbled when:
- I was challenged when:
Note: The most interesting and insightful responses to these prompts remain when applicants share personal examples that allow us to learn more about who you are as a person, and what unique experiences and insights you would bring to the MBA class.
We’re also reducing the career goal essay from 300 words to 200. We found that the best responses to this essay were clear and succinct. The ones that were less successful tended to be less focused or focused too much on the “what” and not enough on the “why.” For the AdCom, the “why” is the most impactful and differentiating aspect of each essay to me. Here’s that prompt:
Career Goal Essay
Michigan Ross is a place where people from all backgrounds with different career goals can thrive. What is your short-term career goal and why?