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 reapplicant, you will answer these questions, as well as one additional essay question.

Weekend Spring 2014 Essays

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

Essay Two (250 words): What is the most significant personal or professional challenge you have faced, and what key learning have you taken away from this experience?

Essay Three (750 words): What leadership characteristics do you feel make up the best leaders, and how do you strive to obtain them? And, on the flip side, what are you doing to avoid any potential leadership pitfalls that you observe in yourself or others?

Reapplicant 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.

Weekend Fall 2014 Essays

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...

Reapplicant 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.