MBA Admission Essays

On the verge of celebrating its 200th anniversary, the George Washington University offers the advantages of a major private university while providing the personalized attention students would expect in a more intimate academic setting. International recognition and top research faculty coupled with small class sizes and a forward-thinking curriculum gives students the strategic perspective necessary to succeed in today's global marketplace.

Our global presence enables our students to pursue practical, insightful expertise in the world of business from an enviable vantage point. One of the most diverse cities in America, D.C. is home to more than 1,000 internationally owned companies, more than 400 international associations, and nearly 180 foreign embassies, residences, chanceries, and diplomatic missions — many of them less than one mile from the GW campus.

In no more than 500 words, tell us why studying at the GW School of Business (GWSB) is the program best suited for you and your academic interests, and explain how you will leverage both your past professional career and future academic experience at GW to achieve your post-MBA aspirations.

Re-Applicant Essay

This essay is required only for re-applicants and must be no longer than 500 words. Please describe any actions you have taken to strengthen your candidacy since your last application. Focus on any steps you have taken toward professional and personal growth.