The Georgetown University adcom has updated the McDonough MBA essay questions for applicants targeting the Class of 2021. This year we see the return of the one-essay format in addition to the (now one year old) video essay.
2018-2019 Georgetown MBA Essay Questions
Essay 1: Describe a defining moment when you were challenged and exceeded expectations. (The moment can be a professional or personal one. If personal, then please also include how it had an impact on your professional development) (500 words or fewer)
Video Essay: The required video essay is an opportunity for you to bring life to your application. Please introduce yourself to your future Georgetown MBA cohort in a one minute video.
Optional Essay 1: If you are not currently employed full-time, use this essay to provide information about your current activities. (250 words or fewer)
Optional Essay 2: Please provide any information you would like to add to your application that you have not otherwise included. (500 words or fewer)
Re-Applicant Essay: How have you strengthened your candidacy since your last application? We are particularly interested in hearing about how you have grown professionally and personally. (500 words or fewer)