UCLA Anderson has posted their 2017-2018 MBA essay topic. Anderson only requires one essay (750 words), which remains unchanged from the prior years. An optional essay and re-applicant essay are also available.
First-Time Applicants (Required Essay):
We believe that the best results are achieved when you share success, think fearlessly and drive change.
1. With this in mind, what are your goals at UCLA Anderson and in your short-term and long-term career? (750 words maximum)
The following essay is optional. No preference is given in the evaluation process to applicants who submit an optional essay. Please note that we only accept written essays.
2. Are there any extenuating circumstances in your profile about which the Admissions Committee should be aware? Please use your best judgment. (250 words maximum)
Reapplicants who applied for the MBA program starting in 2016 or 2017 are required to complete the following essay:
1. Please describe your career progress since you last applied and ways in which you have enhanced your candidacy. Include updates on short-term and long-term career goals, as well as your continued interest in UCLA Anderson. (750 words maximum)
Your essays are the primary way for you to share your perspectives and plans with the admissions committee. The best essays are introspective, genuine and succinct in directly answering our questions and responding to our topics.
2017-2018 UCLA Anderson Deadlines
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2017
Decision Release Date: Dec. 15, 2017
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2018
Decision Release Date: March 29, 2018
Deadline: April 12, 2018
Decision Release Date: May 24, 2018
For more information, see the UCLA Anderson website.