USC Marshall Essay and Recommendation Questions – 2014-2015 Intake

Essay Questions:

Essays should be single-spaced. Limit your response to the length indicated.

Marshall MBA Essay

What are your short-term and long term personal and/or professional goals following graduation from USC Marshall? How will USC Marshall enable you to develop or improve your skills in order to reach your goals? (500-750 words)

Marshall MBA Optional Essay

Please provide any additional information that you believe is important and/or will address any areas of concern that will be beneficial to the Admissions Committee in considering your application. (250 words)

Marshall MBA Reapplicant Essay

Please describe any significant professional, personal, or academic growth since your last application to the USC Marshall School of Business. Discuss your specific professional goals and how the USC Marshall Full-Time Program will help you achieve these goals.  (500 words)

Marshall USC Resume

Please submit a professional resume


Recommendation Questions:

1. Against which group are you comparing the applicant?(500 character limit)

Examples: All students I know who have entered graduate school, all students I have taught or known, etc.

2. In what capacity have you known the applicant?(500 character limit)

3. How long have you known the applicant? (500 character limit)

4. What do you consider the applicant’s most outstanding talents or characteristics?
(500 character limit)

5. What are the applicant’s areas for growth?
(500 character limit)