Cornell

Essays for 2016-17 (Class of 2018):

Required Questions:

Essay 1: At Cornell, we value students who create impact. Please indicate the opportunities for impact that you have identified through engagement with our community and describe how these interactions have influenced your decision to apply to Johnson.

Essay 2: You are the author of your Life Story. Please create the Table of Contents for the book in the space provided or upload it as an attachment.

We value creativity and authenticity and encourage you to approach this essay with your unique style. Alternative submission formats may include a slide presentation, links to pre-existing media (personal website, digital portfolio, YouTube etc.), as well as visually enhanced written submissions.
Maximum file size is 5 MB. If you choose to submit a written Table of Contents, please limit your submission to 500 words or fewer.

Essay 2: What are your short and long term goals and how do you see the Cornell MBA enabling you to achieve both? Please limit your response to 500 words or fewer.

Optional Essay:
Complete this essay if you would like to add additional details regarding your candidacy. For instance, if you believe one or more aspects of your application (e.g., undergraduate record or test scores) do not accurately reflect your potential for success at the Johnson School.

For Reapplicants: If you are reapplying for admission, please use this essay to indicate how you have strengthened your application since the last time you applied.

Please limit your response to 500 words or fewer.

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Other questions interspersed in the application:

Collegiate activities: List your extracurricular activities while in college in order of importance to you. You may include details about your positions and the time commitment, honors or awards received, and dates of participation. The list may also include part-time and summer employment held while in college. Please list your employer, job title, responsibilities, hours per week, and the dates for each position. Limit your response to 250 words or fewer.

Post Collegiate activities: List community activities (clubs, church, civic, etc.) and professional associations you contributed to since graduation from college. Please include the organization name, your role, hours dedicated, elected offices held, and dates of participation. Limit your response to 250 words or fewer.

Other interests: Please list any hobbies or activities that hold special significance for you. Limit your response to 250 words or fewer.

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Other Requirements:

1. Recommendation:
One letter of professional recommendation is required, second is optional

2. Resume

3. Undergrad: three year degrees are valid

4. GMAT or GRE

5. TOEFL/ IELTS/ PTE:
No waiver if your native language is not English

6. Application fee : $200 USD

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Interviews are by invitation only. They may be conducted by an admissions staff member or second-year MBA student.