This jump is too big and makes you seem unreasonable.
If you notice that your short-term goals have jumped both industry and function, revisit your career path and hone it back to something that is more in line with your professional history.
Our essay questions get right at those motivations—to the things that inspire you and your post-MBA future.
Last year, we introduced two essay questions that directly address your goals and passions.
If your goals are in line with your experiences and follow a reasonable track, the admissions committee will be excited to help you take your next step.
However, if you write your short-term goal to be a consultant in Mc Kinsey, you’ve shifted both industry and function.
They want the most blunt, most clear, most unapologetic statement of what you want to do after your MBA.
In other words, the MBA is a job placement agency, and they are asking to where do you hope the MBA will help you be recruited.
If you are not sure how to build a career strategy, first of all, read this entry – second of all, give us a call.
Essay 1: Through your resume and recommendations, we have a clear sense of your professional path to date.