To select the best topic or experience to portray, look for something that is fairly recent and that has a clear impact.
While most people will want to grab this opportunity to showcase their impact at work, it may make sense to select a non-work story if, for example, it reflects a situation or experience that truly distinguishes you in a relevant way and illustrates substantial leadership as well.
don’t just explain how you have a charismatic personality that brings people together; show through a brief anecdote how it lets you be the “glue” in a rough-and-tumble team.
Then discuss directly the relevance of this quality to your short-term goal. Goizueta, former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, who led the organization for 16 years, extending its global reach, quadrupling consumption, building brand responsibility, and creating unprecedented shareholder wealth. Goizueta’s core values guide us in educating Principled Leaders for Global Enterprise.
(Optional Essay) If you have additional information or feel there are extenuating circumstances which you would like to share with the MBA Admissions Committee (i.e.
unexplained gaps in work experience, choice of recommenders, academic performance issues or areas of weakness in application).Focus on one facet of your life or an experience that is important to you, reveals the human being you are, and isn’t described in other parts of the application. Applicants who have applied to Goizueta Business School in the past are required to answer the following questions: 1. How are your professional strengths, past experience and personal attributes aligned with these goals? You may also submit the optional essay if you wish. Emory Executive MBA students have an elective requirement, which can be satisfied through an independent study that allows students to dive deeper into areas of interest than other elective courses might. The typical modular EMBA class is approximately 80 percent male and 20 percent female, with 17 percent self-reporting as international/dual citizenship, and 17 percent self-reporting as U. Modular EMBA students come from a variety of industries, including education, financial services, pharmaceutical/biotech, consulting, and media/entertainment.The average age of new entrants to the Goizueta EMBA program is 36.Most important: the three key questions require thoughtful reflection.Essays: Answer all essays, following the directions indicated in the questions. How are your professional strengths, past experience and personal attributes aligned with these goals?(250-word limit) Please note, if you are applying for a Center Fellowship through one of our Centers (Center for Alternative Investments, the Marketing Analytics Center or Social Enterprise @ Goizueta) an additional essay is required.Please visit the Center Fellowships page for more details on the fellowships and the application process.Walk through it straightforwardly, focusing on your actions.In a final, brief paragraph reflect on what this leadership experience taught you about yourself; don’t list ten things, but rather focus on the one to two most meaningful.