Essays for 2016-17 (Class of 2019)

Required essays:

1. What are you most proud of outside of your professional life? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words)

2. What is your desired career path and why? (up to 250 words)

Optional Statement:

This section should only be used to convey information not addressed elsewhere in your application, for example, completion of supplemental coursework, employment gaps, academic issues, etc. Feel free to use bullet points where appropriate.

Other Requirements:

1. Recommendations:
Ross requires one recommendation, preferably from a current or recent supervisor at work.

Questions for the recommender:
1. How do the candidate’s performance, potential, or personal qualities compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples. (300 words)

2. Please describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response. (250 words).

2. Undergrad:
A college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American bachelor’s degree is valid for applying.

3. GMAT / GRE:
Both scores are acceptable. You must submit your scores from a single sitting, if you have tested several times.

If you studied in an undergrad institution (accredited) where the sole language of instruction was English, then you are exempt from taking TOEFL.

5. Resume:
Should be one page long.

6. Application fee:


Interview is by invitation only.

Along with the interview Ross has a Team Exercise, which is optional for the applicants. All applicants who are invited to interview, can participate in the exercise. Groups of 5-6 applicants are asked to give a three minute presentation as a team.  The exercise helps the admissions team evaluate candidates for their team work, interpersonal and communication skills.


Reapplicants need to submit the new application. You can opt to submit the new essays. You have to submit a letter updating on your candidacy since your last application