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MBA News: MIT (Sloan) Releases its 2008-2009 Essay Questions

MIT (Sloan) has released its new essay questions and its quirky cover letter is still in place. We will follow-up shortly with our analysis…

Cover Letter

Prepare a cover letter (up to 500 words) seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Describe your accomplishments and include an example of how you had an impact on a group or organization. Your letter should conform to standard business correspondence and be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Director of MBA Admissions.
Essays

We are interested in learning more about you and how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed by a detailed description of your response. Please limit the experiences you discuss to those which have occurred in the past three years.

In each of the essays please describe in detail what you thought, felt, said, and did.
All applicants:

Essay 1: Please tell us about a challenging interaction you had with a person or group. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

Essay 2: Please tell us about a time when you defended your idea. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

Essay 3: Please tell us about a time when you executed a plan. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

Essay 4: Please tell the Admissions Committee whatever else you would like us to know. (250 words or less, limited to one page)
LFM applicants only:

Essay 5: Why do you wish to pursue the LFM Program? How does this fit into your future plans? (250 words or less, limited to one page) You are welcome to copy and paste text directly from your cover letter.

Essay 6: Why do you wish to pursue the engineering field and specialty area you have selected? (250 words or less, limited to one page) You are welcome to copy and paste text directly from your cover letter.




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