Maryland Smith Essay and Recommendation Questions – 2014-2015 Intake

Essay Questions:

Smith Maryland MBA Essays 2014-2015

Smith Maryland Required Essay

What are your specific post-MBA short-term and long-term goals? Why Smith? Why an MBA? Why now? (500 words)

Smith Maryland Optional Essay

Please use this essay to provide the admissions committee with additional information that will assist us in evaluating your candidacy (for example, an explanation for gaps in employment history or an undergraduate grade point average that is less than 3.0).

If you are a reapplicant, you can also use this essay to highlight changes in your application from last year.

Smith Maryland Resume

Please Please upload your resume.


 Recommendation Questions:

1)What are the applicant’s primary strengths and weaknesses?

2)How might these strengths and weaknesses affect his/her performance in a graduate business program and in a management career?

3) Discuss the applicant’s competence in his/her area of responsibility or specialization, the ability to complete assignments, attention to details, and organizational and technical skills.

4)Does he/she work effectively in groups, perform well under stress, and accept constructive criticism?

5)What significant contribution has the applicant made to your organization?