Boston University School of Management

Boston University School of Management
Average GMAT Score682GMAT Range620-730
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Class Size154Average Work Experience60 Months
Applicant DeadlinesR1:18-Oct-2017
Decision DatesR1:20-Dec-2017
Length of Program21 MonthsPlacement Information

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Boston is one of 10 great college towns and is home to roughly 60 colleges and universities and more than 100,000 students. There are more than 45,000 BU management graduates around the world, and some of the notable alumni include Millard Drexler, chairman and CEO of J. Crew Group; Edward Zander, former chairman and CEO of Motorola, Inc.; and Jerald Fishman, president and CEO of Analog Devices, Inc.

Essay 1:
Describe your decision to pursue an MBA degree, highlighting the following:
a. Why an MBA? What professional experiences have inspired your career plans and prompted you to explore the MBA? (up to 250 words)
b. Why BU? How have you determined that Boston University School of Management is the right fit for your studies? (up to 250 words)
c. What are your career goals? If you are applying to any of our full-time MBA programs, what are your immediate post-graduation career plans? If you are applying to the Professional Evening MBA program, where do you see yourself professionally in five years? (up to 250 words – please address the question specific to your program of choice)

Essay 2:
Choose three of the following six short answer sentences: (up to 100 words for each answer)
a. I have created value for the world by…
b. An interesting fact about me is…
c. I am most passionate about…
d. My favorite travel destination is…
e. My greatest life experience was when…
f. The failure I have learned the most from is…

Essay 3 (Optional):

If you have additional information to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee, you may address it in an optional essay of no more than 250 words. Acceptable topics for the optional essay include gaps in post-college work experience, choice of recommenders, and concerns about academic/test performance

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