|As one of the leading MBA programs in the United States, Olin School of Business
offers the following concentrations towards an MBA degree. Please
keep reading to see the major employers of MBA graduates of Olin School of Business.
On the following screen, you will also see all materials required
for MBA admissions application, including MBA essays, reference
letters, TOEFL score, and application fee. By clicking the logo
below, you can see detailed admissions statistics for Olin School of Business.|
Finance/Investment Banking, Finance/Corporate, International Business,
Marketing, Strategy & Consulting, Organizational Behavior, Accounting,
Operations & Manufacturing Management, Human Resources, E-commerce &
TOP 10 EMPLOYERS
- Northwest Airlines
- Charter Communications
- SBC Communications
- Emerson Electric
- Bank of America
- Ernst & Young
- A.G. Edwards
- Goldman Sachs
- Anheuser Busch
- Ralston Purina
4 required essays
Interview (highly recommended)
2 letters of recommendation
1 official transcript from each institute
GMAT (ETS code: 6929)
$ 100 application fee
International applicants should also provide:
According to the admissions office, a candidate’s setting and achieving
challenging goals in all aspects of their lives is the most important
criterion. After that, the school considers, in descending order, your
college GPA, GMAT scores, interview, letters of recommendation, and essay.
Writes the school, “The interview is not required, but strongly recommended,
and can be a determining factor.” The school also requires students to
submit a very detailed work history. Olin’s Consortium for Graduate Study in
Management is dedicated to funding fellowships for talented minorities.
Admissions are handled on a rolling basis; students are notified of a
decision three to five weeks after their applications are received. Students
may defer admission for up to one year for work-or cost-related reasons.
Students who defer must a deposit to hold a spot in the class.
1. Please explain the ways that you anticipate the Washington University MBA
experience will impact your life and your career (400 words maximum).
2. Please explain how you might have an impact on the MBA Program at
Washington University. In other words, what legacy could you leave behind
(300 words maximum)?
3. Please respond to any two of the following four questions or statements
(200 words for each question maximum).
A. In his poem, “The Road Less Traveled,” Robert Frost suggests that taking
the more difficult path often leads to the greatest or most unexpected
rewards. Describe a time when you have taken a “road less traveled” and the
impact it has had on your life?
B. In addition to being the leader of the Olin School of Business, Dean
Stuart Greenbaum also is known to be an expert, or to have an opinion, on
many other aspects of life. If you had the chance, what three questions
would you ask him? Why?
C. If you were creating the application for admission to the Olin MBA
Program, what three questions would you ask prospective students? Do not
answer the questions, but provide your reasons for asking each of the
D. Suppose that after you graduate from Olin, you find that your current
employer has been "cooking the books" (improperly reporting financial
information) to increase the company's stock price. What do you do and why?
4. Please feel free to provide any additional information about your
application that you believe would be helpful to the Admissions Committee
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