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Yale School of Management

Yale SOM Yale School of Management is an Ivy League performer that has been an automatic Top 10 ranker for more years than the ranking systems have existed.

Yale SOM Class Profile The Yale full-time MBA class has an approximate strength of 290 students. Each Yale class is around 39% women and 61% men. GMAT scores average at around 714. 32% of the Yale class has an international background.

Yale SOM Application Deadlines 2016-2017  Round 1 (14 Sep 2016), Round 2 (10 Jan 2017), Round 3 (19 Apr 2017)

Yale MBA Essays 2016-2017       Yale Essay Tips

Yale SOM Essay: Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (500 words maximum)

Yale Reapplicant Essay: Since your last application, please discuss any updates to your candidacy, including changes in your personal or professional life, additional coursework, or extracurricular/volunteer activities. (200 words maximum). (Reapplicant must also write the required essay)

Yale MBA Resume: "Upload a copy of your current resume. This resume should reflect your academic and professional background and achievements, as well as activities and interests, and should highlight any leadership and team roles you have undertaken. We strongly recommend that you limit your resume to one page."

Your one page resume could be in either a Word or a PDF format

Essay archives from past years

   

Yale MBA Application Essays 2009-2010

Yale MBA Application Essays 2013-2014

Yale MBA Application Essays 2011-2012

Yale MBA Application Essays 2010-2011

Yale MBA Application Essays 2009-2010

Yale MBA Application Essays 2008-2009

Yale MBA Application Essays 2007-2008

Yale MBA Application Essays 2006-2007

   

Yale MBA Application Essays 2014-2015

Yale SOM Essay: "The Yale School of Management educates individuals who will have deep and lasting impact on the organizations they lead. Describe how you have positively influenced an organization, as an employee, a member, or an outside constituent. (500 words maximum); reapplicants from last year may resubmit their essay from that application)

Yale SOM Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation (unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance, promotions or recognitions, etc.), please provide a brief description here.

Yale Reapplicant Essay: Since your last application, please discuss any updates to your candidacy, including changes in your personal or professional life, additional coursework, or extracurricular/volunteer activities. (200 words maximum). (Reapplicant must also write the required essay)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2013-2014

Yale Essay 1. What motivates your decision to pursue an MBA? (300 words maximum)

Yale Essay 2. The Yale School of Management provides leadership education for broad-minded, rigorous, and intellectually curious students with diverse backgrounds; a distinctive integrated curriculum; connections to one of the great research universities in the world; and the broad reach of an innovative and expanding global network of top business schools. What motivates you to apply to the Yale School of Management for your MBA? What will you contribute to Yale and Yale SOM? (450 words maximum)

Yale Optional/Reapplicant essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide the additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. You should use this section only if the information is not adequately captured elsewhere in your application. Re-applicants should use this space to indicate how your candidacy has changed since you last applied. (200 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2011-2012

Yale SHORT ANSWERS Please answer each of the four questions below with a short paragraph of no more than 150 words. This is an opportunity to distill your core ideas, values, goals and motivations into a set of snapshots that help tell us who you are, where you are going professionally, and why.

1. What are your professional goals immediately after you receive your MBA? (150 words maximum)

2. What are your long-term career aspirations? (150 words maximum)

3. Why are you choosing to pursue an MBA and why now? (If you plan to use your MBA experience to make a significant change in the field or nature of your career, please tell us what you have done to prepare for this transition.) (150 words maximum)

4. The intentions of our students to engage in a broad-minded business school community and to connect to an eminent and purposeful university greatly influence the Yale MBA experience. How do you plan to be involved in the Yale SOM and greater Yale communities? (150 words maximum)

Yale PERSONAL STATEMENTS Choose two of the following topics and answer them in essay form. If you are a reapplicant, you must answer the reapplicant question as one of your personal statement essay responses.

1. At the Yale School of Management, we believe the world needs leaders who: - Understand organizations, teams, networks and the complex nature of leadership; Understand markets and competition in different contexts; and Understand the diversity of economies throughout the world and the relationships between business and society. What experiences have you had that demonstrate your strength in one or more of these areas? (500 words maximum)

2. What is the most difficult feedback you have received from another person or the most significant weakness you perceive in yourself? What steps have you taken to address it and how will business school contribute to this process? (500 words maximum)

3. Imagine yourself meeting your learning team members for the first time in Orientation. What is the most important thing your teammates should know about you? (500 words maximum)

4. Required for Reapplicants: What steps have you taken to improve your candidacy since your last application? (500 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2010-2011

Yale SHORT ANSWERS Please answer each of the four questions below with a short paragraph of no more than 150 words. This is an opportunity to distill your core ideas, values, goals and motivations into a set of snapshots that help tell us who you are, where you are headed, and why. (600 words maximum)

1. What are your professional goals immediately after you receive your MBA? (150 words maximum)

2. What are your long-term career aspirations? (150 words maximum)

3. Why are you choosing to pursue an MBA and why now? (If you plan to use your MBA experience to make a significant change in the field or nature of your career, please tell us what you have done to prepare for this transition.) (150 words maximum)

4. What attracts you specifically to the Yale School of Management's MBA program? (150 words maximum)

Yale PERSONAL STATEMENTS Choose two of the following topics and answer them in essay form. Please indicate the topic numbers at the beginning of your essays. (500 words maximum per essay)

1. What achievement are you most proud of and why?

2. What is the most difficult feedback you have received from another person or the most significant weakness you have perceived in yourself? What steps have you taken to address it and how will business school contribute to this process?

3. Describe an accomplishment that exhibits your leadership style. The description should include evidence of your leadership skills, the actions you took, and the impact you had on your organization.

4. An effective leader for business and society is one who is able to hear, understand and communicate with people from all segments of society. In order to educate such leaders, Yale SOM is committed to promoting diversity and creating a community that cultivates a wealth of perspectives. In this spirit, describe an instance when, as part of a team, you played a role in bringing together individuals with different values or viewpoints to achieve a common goal.

Yale Reapplicants Essay (answer this topic plus one (1) of the other topics): What steps have you taken to improve your candidacy since your last application?

Yale Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (250 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2009-2010

Yale SHORT ANSWERS

Please answer each of the four questions below with a short paragraph of no more than 150 words. This is an opportunity to distill your core ideas, values, goals and motivations into a set of snapshots that help tell us who you are, where you are headed, and why. (600 words maximum)

1. What are your professional goals immediately after you receive your MBA? (150 words maximum)

2. What are your long-term career aspirations? (150 words maximum)

3. Why are you choosing to pursue an MBA and why now? (If you plan to use your MBA experience to make a significant change in the field or nature of your career, please tell us what you have done to prepare for this transition.) (150 words maximum)

4. What attracts you specifically to the Yale School of Management�s MBA program? (150 words maximum)

Yale PERSONAL STATEMENT 1: Describe an accomplishment that exhibits your leadership style. The description should include evidence of your leadership skills, the actions you took, and the impact you had on your organization. (500 words maximum)

Yale PERSONAL STATEMENT 2: Choose one of the following topics and answer it in essay form. Please indicate the topic number at the beginning of your essay. (500 words maximum)

1. A central premise of our teaching about leadership at the Yale School of Management is that true leadership�leadership that helps to address a significant problem in a new way�is necessarily personal. It is only when personal passion aligns with meaningful aspirations that individuals are able to inspire others to act in support of an important goal or cause. What are you most passionate about, and how have you demonstrated a commitment to this passion?

2. What achievement are you most proud of and why?

3. What is the most difficult feedback you have received from another person or the most significant weakness you have perceived in yourself? What steps have you taken to address it and how will business school contribute to this process?

4. Describe a situation in which you devised and implemented a creative or unique solution to a difficult problem. What obstacles did you face and how did you overcome them?

5. Required for reapplicants: What steps have you taken to improve your candidacy since your last application?

Yale Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (250 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2008-2009

The two required essays provide an opportunity for you to tell the Admissions Committee about your life, your career, and your goals. Because we are interested in learning as much as possible about you, your essays must be entirely your own work. Although you may ask others for general feedback on your essays, you may not allow anyone else to edit them for you. We suggest that anyone reviewing your essays do so without a pen in hand.

Yale Essay 1. Why a Yale MBA? What is the impact that you wish to have on the world? How will your previous experiences and a Yale MBA enhance your ability, in the short-term and long-term, to pursue a career that will allow you to achieve this impact? (500 words maximum)

Yale Essay 2. Leadership Example: Describe a professional accomplishment that exhibits your leadership style. The accomplishment should include evidence of your leadership skills, a description of the actions you took, as well as the impact you had on your organization. (500 words maximum)

Yale Essay 3. Personal Statement 1 Choose one of the following topics and answer it in essay form. Please indicate the topic number at the beginning of your essay. (500 words maximum)

(1) A central premise of our teaching about leadership at the Yale School of Management is that true leadership � leadership that helps to address a significant problem in a new way � is necessarily personal. It is only when personal passion aligns with meaningful aspirations that individuals are able to inspire others to act in support of an important goal or cause. What are you most passionate about, and how have you demonstrated a commitment to this passion?

(2) What personal achievement are you most proud of and why?

(3) Describe a situation in which your values were challenged. How did you respond to the situation and what did you learn from it?

(4) A phrase often heard among SOM graduates is that they aspire to lead a life that is an 'SOM Story' that of a broadly engaged, values-based leader who owns and solves hard problems that matter. How will you create your own SOM Story? Describe a situation in which you devised and implemented a creative or innovative solution to a difficult problem. What obstacles did you face and how did you overcome them?

(5) The Yale School of Management is a community of individuals with diverse backgrounds and interests. What unique attributes would you bring to the Class of 2011?

(6) What is the most difficult feedback you have received and how did you address it? Looking forward, what skills are you most eager to build or improve upon in business school?

(7) Required for reapplicants: What steps have you taken to improve your candidacy since your last application?

Yale Essay 4. Personal Statement 2 Choose one (1) of the other topics listed in Personal Statement 1, or create a topic of your own about a subject that is meaningful to you, and answer it in essay form. Please indicate the topic number (or state the topic if it is not one of the ones listed) at the beginning of your essay. (500 words maximum)

Yale Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (250 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2007-2008

The two required essays provide an opportunity for you to tell the Admissions Committee about your life, your career, and your goals. Because we are interested in learning as much as possible about you, your essays must be entirely your own work. Although you may ask others for general feedback on your essays, you may not allow anyone else to edit them for you. We suggest that anyone reviewing your essays do so without a pen in hand.

Yale Essay 1. Why an MBA? Please describe your short- and long-term goals and how your previous experience and an MBA will help you to achieve these goals. (500 words maximum)

Yale Essay 2. Leadership Example: Describe a situation in which your leadership and/or teamwork had a significant impact. (500 words maximum)

Yale Essay 3. Personal Statement: Please develop a question/topic of your choice and answer it in essay form. Please state the question/topic at the beginning of your essay. (500 words maximum) Some example questions/topics include: Describe a situation in which your leadership and/or teamwork had a significant impact. - What personal achievement are you most proud of and why? - What activities/interests do you enjoy outside the office and/or classroom and how would you integrate these activities/interests into the Yale SOM community? - What is the most difficult feedback that you have received and how did you address it? - Where is the most exciting place you have ever been and what did you learn from being there? - Describe a situation where you questioned your values and/or beliefs. - What does accountability mean to you? - If you are reapplying: How has your candidacy changed since your last application?

Yale Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (200 words maximum)

Yale MBA Application Essays 2006-2007

Yale Essay 1. Why an MBA? Please describe your short- and long-term goals and how your previous experience and an MBA will help you to achieve these goals. (500 words maximum)

Yale Essay 2. Personal Statement: Please develop a question/topic of your choice and answer it in essay form. Please state the question/topic at the beginning of your essay. (500 words maximum)

Some example questions/topics include: Describe a situation in which your leadership and/or teamwork had a significant impact. - What personal achievement are you most proud of and why? - What activities/interests do you enjoy outside the office and/or classroom and how would you integrate these activities/interests into the Yale SOM community? - What is the most difficult feedback that you have received and how did you address it? - Where is the most exciting place you have ever been and what did you learn from being there? - Describe a situation where you questioned your values and/or beliefs. - What does accountability mean to you? - If you are reapplying: How has your candidacy changed since your last application?

Yale Optional Essay: If any aspect of your candidacy needs further explanation, please provide any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider. (200 words maximum)

           
           
 

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