Georgetown McDonough Essay and Recommendation Questions – 2014-2015 Intake

Essay Questions

Required Essay

In an essay, we would like to learn more about you. Please answer the following essay question in 750 words or less: “Why You?”.

Optional Essays

Optional Essay 1. If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities. (250 words or fewer)

Optional Essay 2. Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included. (500 words or fewer)

Reapplicant Essay (required only for reapplicants).

How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. (500 words or fewer)


Recommendation Questions:

2)Describe the applicant’s main areas in need of development. Provide specific examples.

5)How does the applicant typically handle him/herself under pressure? Provide a specific example.