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2016-2017 Application Essay Topics

    The application for fall 2016 enrollment is now closed. The application for fall 2017 enrollment will open in late summer 2016. We encourage you to start preparing for the 2017 application now by reviewing the 2016-2017 Application Essay Topics below.

  1. The University of Texas at Austin values unique perspectives and cultivates a collaborative environment of distinct individual contributions. It is the first day of orientation. You are meeting your study group, comprised of five of your classmates from various backgrounds. Please introduce yourself to your new team, highlighting what drives you in your personal and professional life.

    Select only one communication method that you would like to use for your response.
    • Write an essay (250 words)
    • Share a video introduction (one minute)

  2. Based on your post-MBA goals and what drives you in your personal and professional life, why is the Texas MBA the ideal program for you and how do you plan to engage in our community? (500 words)


  3. Optional Statement:

    Please provide any additional information you believe is important and/or address any areas of concern that will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application (e.g. unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance, or extenuating personal circumstances). (250 words)