Essay Questions: 1) Describe in a brief essay (do not exceed 250 words per section - 750 words maximum): a) your post-MBA short-term goals (immediately after graduation), b) your post-MBA long-term goals (3-5 years after graduation), and c) how your professional experience, when combined with an MBA degree, will enable you to achieve these goals.
2) Complete one of the following three statements. Do not exceed 250 words. a) "My most significant accomplishment to date is…" b) "People may be surprised to learn that I…" c) "I am considered a leader because…"
3) Answer two of the following questions. Do not exceed 500 words per question. a) The Marshall MBA Prime Program prepares students for doing business in a global economy. Describe a cross-cultural experience that challenged you. How did you meet this challenge and what did you learn from this experience? b) USC has garnered national acclaim for its emphasis on community outreach and service. How have you impacted your community? c) We all experience significant events or milestones that influence the course of our lives. Briefly describe such an event and how it affected you.
4) Optional Essay: Please add any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider in evaluating your application. Do not exceed 250 words.
For Re-Applicants Only: If you have applied within the past two years, you are required to submit only one essay.Describe any significant professional, personal, or academic growth since your last application to the USC Marshall School of Business. Discuss your specific professional goals and how the USC Marshall MBA will help you to achieve these goals. Do not exceed 500 words.