MIT Sloan MBA Deadlines & Essays (Class of 2013, Starting Fall 2011)

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Cover Letter

Prepare a cover letter (up to 500 words) seeking a place in the MIT Sloan MBA Program. Describe your accomplishments and include an example of how you had an impact on a group or organization. Your letter should conform to standard business correspondence and be addressed to Mr. Rod Garcia, Director of MBA Admissions.


We are interested in learning more about you and how you work, think, and act. For each essay, please provide a brief overview of the situation followed by a detailed description of your response. Please limit the experiences you discuss to those which have occurred in the past three years.

In each of the essays please describe in detail what you thought, felt, said, and did.

  • Essay 1: Please describe a time when you went beyond what was defined, expected, established, or popular. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)
  • Essay 2: Please describe a time when you convinced an individual or group to accept one of your ideas. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)
  • Essay 3: Please describe a time when you took responsibility for achieving an objective. (500 words or fewer, limited to one page)

Instructions for Reapplicants

For applicants who applied for entry in 2010, we require that you complete and submit the entire new application, including new recommendation letters, essays and transcripts.

For those reapplying to either the LGO or M.Fin. Programs, please complete and submit your new applications by the respective program deadlines.

MBA Reapplicants must submit your new application by the Round I deadline.

Please note: Reapplicants who created an account last year and submitted an application will need to register with a new email address.

Applicants who applied for entry prior to 2010 are not considered reapplicants.