Vanderbilt Owen School Admission Essays

Each essay is limited to no more than 500 words.

1. Explain your short-term and long-term career plans as specifically as possible. When combined with your studies at Owen, how will your background, previous experiences, interests and personal attributes enable you to pursue these goals successfully?

2. In what ways would you impact Owen as a student and as an alumnus/alumna? Discuss how you think you could contribute to Owen and the MAcc program.


In the second essay If necessary, you may provide an additional statement to explain poor academic performance, weak test scores, academic misconduct, violations of the law or anything else that you think is important for the Admissions Committee to know about you that is not already addressed elsewhere in your application. Please use the Optional Essay space in the online application.

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* Admissions essays are for the 2015-2016 application season.