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Rice(Jones) Business School Essays 2016-17

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Essay #1:

  • Full-Time MBA – “Describe your short-term and long-term goals, and how the MBA will help you to achieve those goals. Include in your discussion: Why is now the appropriate time to pursue an MBA and why are you interested in obtaining a Rice MBA?” (Maximum 750 words)
  • MBA for Professionals –  “Describe your short-term and long-term career goals, and how the MBA will help you achieve those goals. Include in your discussion: How is pursuing an MBA while still a working professional the right choice, and why are you interested in obtaining a Rice MBA?” (Maximum 750 words)
  • MBA for Executives –  “As you evaluate where you are today, how have your educational, professional and personal endeavors brought you to this point? In addition, please explain how the Rice EMBA is part of your future plan.” (Maximum 750 words)

Essay #2:

Applicants to the Full-Time MBA and MBA for Professionals programs must also choose one essay from the following three options:

  • “Describe a defining moment or event that changed your life.” (300 words)
  • Tweet: “If you had to tweet something to the world for the first time about yourself, what would you tweet?” (140 characters)
  • Video: “Introduce yourself to your classmates in a 90 second video.”

Optional Essay

You may use this essay to discuss anything else that you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you, or to provide information or clarification on any aspect of your application. (Maximum 750 words)

If you are reapplying for the Rice MBA, please review our reapplicant essay requirement.

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