How to Get Into Chicago Booth - Essay Analysis and Q&A Discussion

Paul Lanzillotti presents his analysis of the Chicago Booth business school application, "Booth moments" picture presentation essay, and strategies for getting into the MBA program. 

The presentation is approximately 1 hour and 22 minutes long, and covers the following:

  1. The type of applicant Chicago Booth seeks
  2. How to construct/write the Booth Moments presentation essay (essay analysis)
  3. Tips for handling the Chicago Booth interview
  4. Question & Answer discussion

2017-2018 Chicago Booth Full-Time MBA Essay Question: 
View this collection of shared Booth moments. Choose the moment that best resonates with you and tell us why. 

Presentation/Essay Guidelines:

  • Choose the format that works for you. Want to illustrate your response visually? Submit a slide presentation. Like to express yourself with words? Write a traditional essay. Use the format that you feel best captures your response, the Admissions Committee has no preference.

  • Determine your own length. There is no prescribed minimum or maximum length. We trust that you will use your best judgment in determining how long your submission should be, but we recommend that you think strategically about how to best allocate the space.

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