Thursday, June 20, 2013

UNC Kenan-Flagler Deadlines and Essays for 2013-14 Admissions Season

UNC Kenan-Flagler has released their deadlines and essay topics for those aiming to enter their MBA programs starting in the fall of 2014.


Round 1 (Early Action) -
Deadline: 10/18/2013
Interview Completed by: 12/2/2013
Decision: 12/13/2013

Round 2 - 
Deadline: 12/9/2013
Interview Completed by: 1/24/2014
Decision: 2/3/2014

Round 3 - 
Deadline: 1/13/2014
Interview Completed by: 3/10/2014
Decision: 3/17/2014

Round 4 - 
Deadline: 3/14/2014
Interview Completed by: 4/11/2014
Decision: 4/28/2014

You can (and should) verify this information here.


UNC's essay prompts and other related admissions information can be found at their admissions website.

Essay One (required):
What are the 2 or 3 strengths or characteristics that have driven your career success thus far? What are the other strengths that you would like to leverage in the future? (500 words maximum)

Essay Two (required):
Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how: your professional experience has shaped these goals; why this career option appeals to you; and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)

Essay Three (required):
What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (500 words maximum)

Essay Four (optional):
If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)

Essay Five (optional):
Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application?
(300 words maximum)

John Couke