Weekend MBA

Weekend MBA Essays

Chicago Booth's Weekend MBA Program Office looks forward to learning more about you via your application. If you are a re-applicant, you will answer these questions, as well as one additional essay question.

Spring 2015 

Essay One (250 words): Imagine yourself at LAUNCH (your three-day orientation) meeting your classmates for the first time. Introduce yourself. 

Essay Two (500 words): How will an MBA from Chicago Booth, from the Weekend MBA Program specifically, at this point in your life help you achieve both your short- and long-term goals?

Essay Three (500 words): Please complete this statement; I am a valuable member of a team because...

Re-applicant Essay (250 words): Upon reflection, how has your thinking regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or obtaining your MBA changed since the time of your last application and what steps have you taken to strengthen your application since the last time you applied?

Optional Essay (250 words): If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.

Autumn 2015 

Essay One (250 words): We often have a short window of time to make an impression.  Introduce yourself to your classmates. 

Essay Two (500 words): Chicago Booth offers four ways to earn an MBA. Why is the Weekend MBA the best fit for your short- and long-term career goals? Why are you the best fit for the program?

Essay Three (500 words): Developing leadership skills is an important component of an MBA program. What qualities do you value in a leader? How will an MBA from Booth help develop your leadership skills?

Re-applicant Essay (250 words): Upon reflection, how has your thinking regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or obtaining your MBA changed since the time of your last application; and what steps have you taken to strengthen your application since the last time you applied?

Optional Essay (250 words): If there is any important information relevant to your candidacy you were unable to address elsewhere in the application, please share that information here.