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2009-2010 MBA Essay Questions
Q1. Goals (150 words)
  What are your professional goals immediately after you receive your MBA?
Q2. Long-term aspirations (150 words)
  What are your long-term career aspirations?
Q3. Why MBA (150 words)
  Why are you choosing to pursue an MBA and why now? (If you plan to use your MBA experience to make a significant change in the field or nature of your career, please tell us what you have done to prepare for this transition.)
Q4. Why Yale (150 words)
  What attracts you specifically to the Yale School of Management?s MBA program?
Q5. PERSONAL STATEMENT 1 (500 words)
  Describe an accomplishment that exhibits your leadership style. The description should include evidence of your leadership skills, the actions you took, and the impact you had on your organization. (500 words maximum)
Q6. PERSONAL STATEMENT 2 (500 words)
  A central premise of our teaching about leadership at the Yale School of Management is that true leadership?leadership that helps to address a significant problem in a new way?is necessarily personal. It is only when personal passion aligns with meaningful aspirations that individuals are able to inspire others to act in support of an important goal or cause. What are you most passionate about, and how have you demonstrated a commitment to this passion?
Q7. PERSONAL STATEMENT 2 (500 words)
  What achievement are you most proud of and why?
Q8. PERSONAL STATEMENT 2 (500 words)
  What is the most difficult feedback you have received from another person or the most significant weakness you have perceived in yourself? What steps have you taken to address it and how will business school contribute to this process?
Q9. PERSONAL STATEMENT 2 (500 words)
  Describe a situation in which you devised and implemented a creative or unique solution to a difficult problem. What obstacles did you face and how did you overcome them?

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