Chicago Booth School

Chicago Booth MBA Class Profile and Essay Questions

I finally got to visit the Booth School and I have to admit that I fell in love with the place. I snuck in on a Sunday and gave myself a tour (before being kicked out by a security guard).

Booth has a full-time, two part-time (Evening and Weekend) and an executive MBA program. Below is the information for the full-time program.

2017-2018 Chicago Booth Full-Time MBA Essay Question

View this collection of shared Booth moments: [LINK]. Choose the moment that best resonates with you and tell us why.

Presentation/Essay Guidelines:

  • Choose the format that works for you. Want to illustrate your response visually? Submit a slide presentation. Like to express yourself with words? Write a traditional essay. Use the format that you feel best captures your response, the Admissions Committee has no preference.
  • Determine your own length. There is no prescribed minimum or maximum length. We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.

Technical Guidelines:

File Size: Maximum file size is 16 MB.

Accepted Upload Formats: Acceptable formats are PDF, Word, and PowerPoint. We strongly recommend converting your piece to a PDF file prior to submitting.

Multimedia Restrictions: We will be viewing your submission electronically and in full color, but all submissions will be converted to PDF files, so animation, video, music, etc. will not translate over.

Optional Essay:

Is there any additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know? If so, please address in an optional essay. (300 words maximum)

Re-applicant Essay:

Upon reflection, how has your perspective regarding your future, Chicago Booth, and/or getting an MBA changed since the time of your last application? (300 words maximum)




Chicago Booth Class Profile
1 Median GMAT Score 726
2 Average GPA 3.6
3 Class Size 585
4 Average Age 27.9
5 Average Work Experience — Years 5
6 GMAT — 100% Range 27.9
7 Applications Received 4,160
8 Number Admitted 974


Chicago Booth Application Deadlines
Round Deadline Notification
1 September 21, 2017 December 7, 2017
2 January 3, 2018 March 15, 2018
3 April 3, 2018 May 17, 2018
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