UC Berkeley Haas Deadlines & Essays (Class of 2014, Starting Fall 2012)
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At Berkeley-Haas, our distinctive culture is defined by four key principles — question the status quo; confidence without attitude; students always; and beyond yourself. We seek candidates from a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, and industries who demonstrate a strong cultural fit with our program and defining principles. Please use the following essays as an opportunity to reflect on and share with us the values, experiences, and accomplishments that have helped shape who you are.(Learn more about Berkeley-Haas' Defining Principles).
1. What brings you the greatest joy? How does this make you distinctive? (250 word maximum) 2. What is your most significant accomplishment? (250 word maximum) 3. Describe a time when you questioned an established practice or thought within an organization. How did your actions create positive change? (250 word maximum) 4. Describe a time when you were a student of your own failure. What specific insight from this experience has shaped your development? (250 word maximum) 5. Describe a time when you led by inspiring or motivating others toward a shared goal. (250 word maximum) 6. a. What are your post-MBA short-term and long-term career goals? How have your professional experiences prepared you to achieve these goals? b. How will an MBA from Haas help you achieve these goals? (1000 word maximum for 6a. and 6b.)