ESSAY QUESTIONS for 2016-17 (Class of 2019)

REQUIRED ESSAY (Maximum 300-350 words, 12-point font, double-spaced)

Imagine that you meet up with a member of the admission committee at an airport while on a layover. You have an opportunity to make a memorable impression. Use this essay to introduce yourself. Include any information that you believe is important for the committee member to know about you both professionally and personally.


Use this essay to convey important information that you may not have been otherwise able to convey. This may include unexplained resume gaps, context for recommender selection, etc.
If you are a re-applicant, explain how your candidacy has strengthened since your last application.


Other requirements:

1. Recommendations:
One professional recommendation is required

Recommendation questions:
Your recommender will be asked to respond based on his/her experience working with you:

2. Current resume

3. Undergrad:
3 year undergrad degrees are accepted

4. Both GMAT Score (preferred) and GRE are accepted

5. TOEFL or IELTS Score are accepted. You can ask for a waiver if the sole language of instruction  of instruction at your undergrad was English, although they recommend you take the English proficiency test.

6. Application Fee:  $200


Interviews are by invitation only. You can arrange for  an on-campus, Skype or telephone interview with a member of adcom.

If you have submitted an application for the Tepper MBA program within the last year, you will need submit a new application. However, your application fee will be waived.