Purdue Krannert Business School Admission Essays

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Required
Statement of Purpose (500 words max): Please submit a statement introducing yourself to the Admissions Committee. Some topics you may wish to discuss include a brief academic and professional background, reason for seeking an MBA or Master’s degree at Purdue, desired career path after graduation and your thoughts on giving back as a student and as an alumnus.

Please note: The Diversity Fellowship Applicant Essay is not required for admission consideration to our programs. You are welcome to complete the Diversity Fellowship Essay should you feel you meet the specific criteria for the Fellowship award. This Fellowship is awarded through the Purdue University Graduate School independently from the Krannert School of Management admission process.

FULL TIME MBA

Required
Integrity (500 words max): What does integrity mean to you? How does integrity relate to building communities of trust in academic, personal and professional settings? What expectation should Purdue have towards its students with regards to academic integrity? What consequences should students face when standards are not upheld?

Optional(300 words max)
If you feel there are any parts of your application that require additional explanation, or if there is any additional information you wish to share with the Admissions Committee, please use this optional essay as an opportunity to do so.

WEEKEND MBA

Required
Please describe your experience and/or philosophy as a leader, supervisor or team manager (500 words max): What are some of the key challenges and successes you’ve had or expect to have?

Required
Team/Cohort Approach (500 words max): What are your expectations of a peer and team-based learning environment in which you go through the program with the same group of students? (As part of your answer, please mention what skills you bring to working within such an approach, with an emphasis on how you best learn and how you help others learn.)

Optional (300 words max):
If you feel there are any parts of your application that require additional explanation or if there is any additional information you wish to share to help us fully understand your application, please share that information within this essay.

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* Admissions essays for the 2018-2019 application season.