Michigan Ross Announces 2020–2021 Deadlines and Essays

The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan announced its 20202021 deadlines and required essays (for the MBA class of 2023, matriculating fall 2021):

Short Answers (choose one from each group; 100 words each)

Group 1

  • I want people to know that I:
  • I made a difference when I:
  • I was aware that I was different when:

Group 2

  • I was out of my comfort zone when:
  • I was humbled when:
  • I was challenged when:

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?

For a complete list of 2020–2021 business school deadlines, be sure to check our Application Deadlines page. We will be updating our list as business schools release their deadlines in the coming months.

How will you ensure that your essays will grab the attention of an overworked admissions officer? Join us on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, for Writing a Standout MBA Application Essay, a free webinar during which an mbaMission Senior Consultant will help you conceptualize your essay ideas and understand how to execute them, so that your experiences truly stand out!

Check out our 2020–2021 Michigan Ross essay analysis, and be sure to download our free Insider’s Guide to Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Esade (Round 2)
  • Penn State Smeal (Round 2)
  • Ohio Fisher (Round 2)
  • Harvard (Round 2)
  • LBS (Round 2)
  • Berkeley Haas (Round 2)
  • Chicago Booth (Round 2)
  • Dartmouth Tuck (Round 2)
  • Georgetown McDonough (Round 2)
  • Penn Wharton (Round 2)
  • Stanford GSB (Round 2)
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler (Round 2)
  • UW Foster (Round 2)
  • Virginia Darden (Round 2)
  • Yale SOM (Round 2)

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