3 Tips for Writing Your MBA Admissions Essay

We rely on your academic records and test scores to assess your ability to succeed in the Vanderbilt MBA program. The ideal candidate has earned at least a four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree or from a top-quality college or university. We admire a demanding course load in any field of study and a consistent record of high performance, and we welcome applicants who have taken courses or completed degrees in graduate or professional programs other than business administration. In recent years, admitted applicants offered admission have had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.4 and GMAT score of 690. Most incoming students find that substantial work experience enables them to understand new concepts more fully and apply them more quickly. They are able to make more relevant and meaningful contributions to the learning community and can realize a greater return on their MBA investment with access to more and better career options. Full-time postbaccalaureate work experience is strongly recommended but not required. No minimum amount is specified because we believe that exceptional candidates are able to prepare themselves for graduate management education through competitive internships, student and community leadership and other developmental experiences.

Tips from expert MBA admissions consultants for writing your EMBA application essays:
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2) Unnecessarily Contact the Program:
MBA admissions committees evaluate all touchpoints they have with a candidate. So just because your application has been submitted does not mean the non-application evaluation period is over. Avoid the temptation to call into the admissions offices of the business schools you have applied to asking questions about decision timelines or other publicly-available information.