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USC Marshall MBA Class Profile and Essay Questions

The essay questions for the 2017 - 2018 application season have not yet been released. Below are last year's questions.

Note from the Marshall School

"Below are the essay questions for the Fall 2017 requirement cycle. You will find these in the Program Materials section of the online application:"

Essay 1 (Required)

What is your specific, immediate short-term career goal upon completion of your MBA? Please include an intended position, function, and industry in your response. (word limit: 100)

Essay 2 (Required)

At Marshall, we take pride in the fact that our students work collaboratively, both inside and outside the classroom, to create a culture, a community, and an environment that truly defines what we call the Trojan Family. Please describe the contributions you expect to make to your classmates during your time at USC. How will they benefit from your presence in the program? (word limit: 500)

Essay 3 (Optional)

Please provide any additional information that will enhance our understanding of your candidacy for the program. (word limit: 250)




USC Marshall Class Profile
1 Median GMAT Score 692
2 GMAT 80% Range 640 - 740
3 GPA 3.37
4 Average Age 29
5 Work Experience 5
6 Applications Received 1600
7 Percent Accepted 33%
8 Class Size 228


USC Marshall Application Deadlines
Round Deadline Notification
1 Pending Pending
2 Pending Pending
3 Pending Pending
*Pending