Berkeley Essay Questions 2015-2016

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University of California, Berkeley – Haas School of Business

Full-time MBA program – Application essays
  1. If you could choose one song that expresses who you are, what is it and why? (250 words maximum)
  2. Please respond to one of the following prompts: (250 words maximum)
    1. Describe an experience that has fundamentally changed the way you see the world and how it transformed you.
    2. Describe a significant accomplishment and why it makes you proud.
    3. Describe a difficult decision you have made and why it was challenging.
  3. Tell us about your path to business school and your future plans. How will the Berkeley-Haas experience help you along this journey? (500 words maximum)
  4. If you have not provided a letter of recommendation from your current supervisor, please explain. If not applicable, enter N/A.
Optional essays
  1. Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? You may also use this essay to provide further explanation of employment gaps or your quantitative abilities. (500 words maximum)

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