Thanks for all your help during my application process.
Pankaj Kumar, ASU Carey (with GA), Purdue Krannert (with GA), Arizona Eller (GA + $9,500), Katz (with $10,000), SMU Cox (with $55,000)
Here is a snapshot of the vital information for the applicants
Essay A – Written Essay (Required)Please tell us why Michigan State University’s Full-Time MBA program should admit you and how it will help you achieve your career goals in 350 words or fewer.
Essay B – Written Essay (Optional)What other information do you believe is necessary in the assessment of your candidacy to the Broad MBA?
Please answer this question in 350 words or fewer if you feel your application for admission does not adequately represent you. If you are requesting an English proficiency test waiver, please use this essay to explain in 350 words or less why you should receive this waiver.
Video Essay (Required)The video essay provides an applicant the ability to demonstrate in their own words who they are and what they bring to the Broad MBA program. In addition, the video essay is an interactive way to complete an essay in a relatively short period of time. Each applicant will complete a short video essay question with two minutes to respond to each question. Please use the STAR interview response format when responding to the questions
Once the question is asked, there will be a five-second delay to respond. The question will appear on the screen for reference.
The question response does not need to take the entire two minutes. If you have time remaining once complete, click on the “stop recording” button to end the recording.
Please be concise with your response. The recording will automatically stop after two minutes. There will be an option to re-record your response once.
We estimate the video essays will take 20-25 minutes to complete – which includes time for set-up and answering all the questions.
And finally, remember to dress professionally, sit in a well-lit area, look at the camera, relax and be yourself.
Use Google Chrome to complete the video essay
Use a laptop or desktop that is connected to the internet via a cable instead of Wi-Fi, if possible
Use a PC instead of a Mac
|Early Round||October 4, 2020||November 20, 2020|
|1||November 8, 2020||January 15, 2021|
|2||January 10, 2021||March 12, 2021|
|3||March 7, 2021||April 9, 2021|
|4||April 4, 2021||May 14, 2021
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The Agricultural College of the State of Michigan was established in 1855, after Act 130 was passed by the Michigan Legislature. In 1909, the College was renamed as Michigan Agricultural College. In 1925, the institution got renamed as Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. In 1944, the Michigan State University created a new division- The School of Business and Public Service, combining business, hotel administration, police and public administration, and social service programs. In 1951, the Division of Business was separately established and the Doctor of Business Administration Program commenced. The program acquired AACSB accreditation for its undergraduate program. In 1956, the program acquired the formal status of a college within the university and came to be called as the College of Business. The MBA program commenced in 1960 and in 1983, AACSB accreditation was granted for both bachelor’s and master’s program. In 1991, Eli Broad endowed the institution with a fund worth $20 million that led to the change in the name of the institution to Eli Broad College of Business.
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The MBA program from Eli Broad College of Business promises to give a holistic perspective of the global business scenario and equip the students with essential managerial skills to succeed in their careers. The program aims to achieve this through its renowned faculty, well-equipped labs with state-of-the-art-facilities and hands-on learning opportunities that would enable the students to think-out-of-the-box and develop creative solutions to today’s business challenges. The curriculum is a composite blend of theoretical learning of core business concepts coupled with outstanding experiential learning opportunities that develop the holistic skill set of the students and give them a competitive edge in the employment market. The curriculum focuses on building a strong foundation in business fundamentals and deepens the knowledge of the students in the various functional areas of business. The students can select the concentration that aligns with their long term career plans and choose from the broad array of elective courses that complement their area of concentration.
The MBA program highly emphasizes on learning by doing. The Case Competitions, Global Initiatives, Hands-on Labs and Broad School Speaker Series are some of the experiential learning activities that help students deepen their knowledge on the business concepts by enabling them to implement the theoretical learning acquired within the classroom to a real-world business situation. These experiential learning opportunities help in molding the thought process of the students and develop them into adept strategic thinkers and expert problem solvers.
The Broad MBA program inculcates awareness about cultural and international business through practical learning activities that expose them to domestic and international market challenges. Students actively participate in the two-week study abroad trips after the completion of their first year, where they learn about the ways of conducting businesses in other countries. They visit corporate headquarters and manufacturing sites, where they become well-versed with the current business practices followed by the company. After the completion of the MBA program, students have the option of taking up an international assignment for one year, where they serve as a consultant for a private sector firm located in an emerging market. The MSU International Business Center IBC is a platform for the students to learn about the nuances of conducting international trade, acquire superior education and leverage their competencies to survive and lead in the global competitive scenario.
The Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation aims to teach academic and research oriented entrepreneurship to the students in order to stimulate economic growth in the State of Michigan and support the commercialization of the innovative business ideas of the students.
The Demmer Center for Business Transformation focuses on assisting Michigan based companies in their aim to transform into lean, agile global competitors through hands-on engagement activities and thought leadership. The Lean Apprenticeship Program enables students to gain practical experience by working on high-impact lean projects with partner organizations.
The Michigan State University is located in the heart of East Lansing, Michigan along the south bank of Red Cedar River. The city offers a blend of small-town charm and cosmopolitan culture and diversity. The city offers amenities for shopping & dining, coffee houses, places of worship, lush green parks and recreational facilities within walking distance from the campus. The Wharton Center for Performing Arts has conducted several entertaining shows like Balleys, Operas and Broadway musicals for art and music lovers. The W. J. Beal Botanical Garden is an outdoor laboratory that houses huge collection of a variety of plants for study. The Abram’s Planetarium serves as an educational resource to study astronomy and space science.
The MBA Career Services Center CSC is committed to providing highly personalized career services to the students in the areas of assessment, goal setting, job search and career management. With a customer-driven approach, the CSC aims at identifying the needs of each student and nurturing their skills so that they are well-equipped to take charge of their careers. Students are given access to a tool called CareerLeader that provides a fully integrated approach to business career self-assessment. Students assess their strengths and skills and explore the various career opportunities in diverse industries and functional areas of business before getting into the job search process. Further, the Center develops the skill-set of the students and establishes their personal brand that would help them in attaining their goals. The mock interview sessions prepare the students for a vast variety of behavioral and functional interview questions. The Center organizes Career Fairs and Information Sessions, where students are able to gain all the information about the company’s area of work before joining it as a full-time employee. The peer coaches help in a variety of services like building effective resumes and cover letters, elevator pitch practice and sharing insights from personal experiences. A series of classroom lectures, workshops and self-paced tools will enhance the career management skills of the students.
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