Sample MBA Personal Statement
Personal statement’s are written and edited by Tim Cleary, the head of the admissions team at BrightLink Prep. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Every year hundreds of applicants from Pakistan apply for a business school in local and international universities – especially the U.S. Writing an MBA application essay is a tough task since in most cases you are given a topic on which you have to write within a certain word limit. Since English is not the primary language of applicants in Pakistan, therefore writing an MBA personal statement can be daunting.
If you need inspiration, then read this successful MBA personal statement of a Pakistani student. (Please do not copy.) This is an actual personal statement of a student from 2013 who got into the MBA program at Columbia business school.
The topic of the essay was: “What are your short-term and long-term career goals? How will the Columbia Business School MBA help you achieve these goals?”
Word Limit: 1000 words
The MBA personal statement, sometimes called a MBA application essay, is critical. It tells the admissions committee at a Business school that what does the student want to study and why? It says a lot about the seriousness of the applicant and with which professors does that applicant want to study. An MBA personal essay must also include work or research experience which should be portrayed in a cogent story.