without an MBA), the admissions committee aims to get a sense of the candidate’s current professional momentum.
Applicants will ideally be able to outline a next step that would entail increased responsibility, whether it be around project size and complexity, employees managed, or P&L.
Conducting thorough research on the program — whether by visiting campus or attending an info sessions, or speaking with students and alumni — will help you achieve maximum impact with this brief response.
If you are currently not working or if you plan to leave your current employer more than 2 months before the programme starts, please explain your activities and occupations between leaving your job and the start of the programme.
(short answer) This is a tall order for a “short answer” essay, so brevity and efficient use of language will be critical here.
The adcom is looking for an applicant who can present his or her career as a coherent whole, and demonstrate that he or she has been on an upward trajectory since the outset.
Please give a full description of your career since graduating from university.
Describe your career path with the rationale behind your choices.
What would be your next step in terms of position if you were to remain in the same company?
(short answer) By focusing on what the applicant’s next logical step would be in their current organization (i.e.