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2016-2017 MBA Essay Questions
Q1. Candid description (500 words)
  Give a candid description of yourself (who are you as a person), stressing the personal characteristics you feel to be your strengths and weaknesses and the main factors which have influenced your personal development, giving examples when necessary.
Q2. Achievement (400 words)
  Describe the achievement of which you are most proud and explain why. In addition, describe a situation where you failed. How did these experiences impact your relationships with others? Comment on what you learned
Q3. Cultural diversity (300 words)
  Tell us about an experience where you were significantly impacted by cultural diversity, in a positive or negative way
Q4. Activities (300 words)
  Describe all types of extra-professional activities in which you have been or are still involved for a significant amount of time (clubs, sports, music, arts, politics, etc). How are you enriched by these activities?
Q5. Job Essay-1 (200 words)
  Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the nature of work, major responsibilities, and where relevant, employees under your supervision, size of budget, clients/products and results achieved.
Q6. Job Essay-2 (200 words)
  What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company?
Q7. Job Essay-3 (200 words)
  Please give a full description of your career since graduating from university. Describe your career path with the rationale behind your choices.
Q8. Job Essay-4 (200 words)
  Discuss your short and long term career aspirations with or without an MBA from INSEAD.
Q9. Optional Job Essay (200 words)
  If you are currently not working or if you plan to leave your current employer more than 2 months before the programme starts, please explain your activities and occupations between leaving your job and the start of the programme.

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