UT Austin McCombs MBA Admission Essays

The admissions team asks that you complete both essays below, as well as the optional statement if you would like to provide any further information regarding your application.

Essay 1
We will learn a lot about your professional background through your resume and letter of recommendation. We want to get to know you further. Please introduce yourself. Select only one communication method you would like to use for your response.

Write an essay (250 words), OR
Share a video introduction (one minute)

Essay 2
Picture yourself at graduation. Describe how you spent your time as a Texas McCombs MBA, and how that experience helped prepare you for the post-MBA world. (500 words)

Optional Essay
Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that you believe will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance, or extenuating personal circumstances). (250 words)

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* Admissions essays for the 2018-2019 application season.