Ohio Fisher MBA essays(2015-16)
Why do you wish to earn an MBA? Why do you wish to earn an MBA from The Fisher College of Business? How will the Fisher MBA program assist you in achieving your immediate career goals?
Maximum words: 750
What is the most difficult situation you have had to deal with and what did you learn from the experience? Maximum words: 750
Video Essay (Optional)
This video essay gives you a chance to speak directly to the admissions committee since each applicant is not guaranteed an in-person interview
Question: Share something interesting about yourself that we would not otherwise learn from your application.
Supplemental Information (Optional)
Please feel free to provide a statement concerning any information you would like to add to your application that you have not addressed elsewhere. Maximum words: 250
Essay Questions for 2014 intake:
Fisher Ohio Essay 1. Shaping Your Vision: Every year Fisher College's MBA program admits a select group of talented professionals with demonstrated potential to become successful business leaders in an increasingly competitive, global environment. Why do you want to earn an MBA degree in general and a Fisher College MBA in particular? How will Fisher specifically assist you in achieving your individual potential? As a part of your response, include a brief summary of your professional accomplishments to date. If you have not held a full-time job or are still in college, let us know about your leadership accomplishments in a school, internship, or extracurricular context. (maximum 750 words)
Fisher Ohio Essay 2. For your second essay, choose either Focusing on Leadership OR Discovering You.
Focusing on Leadership: One of Fisher's strengths is its dedication to developing leaders. Listed below are 10 attributes that characterize great leaders. Please select the two criteria that best describe your strengths and provide us with concrete evidence to support your choices. Write an essay for each of the two characteristics you select, describing situations in which you exemplified these leadership traits. Please title each of your essays with the specific trait (e.g. 'endurance') that you have chosen for yourself. As part of your essay response, you may include a digital photo or link to content (e.g. blog, video clip, website, etc.) if that content helps to illustrate the attribute(s) you have chosen. Please be sure to title each essay with the characteristic you selected.
Integrity, Empathy, Curiosity, Endurance, Creativity, Global awareness, Passion, Vision, Self Awareness, Communication and interpersonal skills
(Maximum 500 words per attribute)
Discovering You: As a Fisher College MBA student, you get the best of both worlds: the up-close and personal feel of a small program combined with the resources and opportunities offered by a major research university. As an individual participant, you will play a key role in shaping our culture. Consequently, we would like to learn more about who you are and the unique characteristics you will contribute to the Fisher College community. Provide an honest description of yourself outside your professional context, stressing the personal characteristics you believe to be your strengths and weaknesses, along with the factors that have most influenced your development to date. (maximum 750 words)
Fisher Ohio Optional Essay. Please feel free to provide a statement concerning any information you would like to add to your application that you have not addressed elsewhere. (maximum 250 words)