布兰迪斯大学—Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance/Master of Science in Finance
11/01/2015; 01/15/2016; 03/15/2016
The written essay question is as follows:
Why are you interested in this graduate program at Brandeis International Business School (IBS)? Please include how this degree will help you achieve your short- and long-term professional goals. (500-1000 words)
If necessary, you may submit a second, optional essay with additional information that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider as part of your application. You should use this space to discuss gaps in your employment, academic issues (probation, dismissal, failing grades, GMAT or GRE performance, etc.) (500-1000 words)
Applicants must submit a brief video as part of the online application. You will be prompted to record two answers to questions.
罗切斯特大学—Master of Science in Finance
10/15/2015; 11/15/2015; 01/05/2016; 03/15/2016; 05/15/2016
Essay 1 (Required):
Describe your short-term and long-term goals for post-MBA or post-MS. Given the fluctuation of economic and industry hiring trends, identify a back-up plan should your short-term goal not be immediately attainable. How does your past education and experience support your career objectives? Lastly, what aspects of your intended Simon Business School program make it a good choice for your graduate study? (250-500 word limit)
(Required for Full-Time MBA/MS Only): In 25 words or less, provide us with an interesting fact about yourself not expressed elsewhere in your application. (25 word limit)
Essay 3 (Optional):
Share additional information you think is important in the evaluation of your application, including any concerns you think the Admissions Committee may have regarding your candidacy. (500 word limit)
凯斯西储大学—Master of Science in Management-Finance
11/16/2015 01/15/2016; 03/14/2016
All applicants are required to answer two essay questions before the application can be submitted. Each essay has a limit of 500 words.
Essay 1 (required response):
Describe your motivation for pursuing a master’s degree. How does it fit with your long and short-term goals? How have your academic, career or life experiences prepared you for this program? What strengths will you bring, and what knowledge and insights are you hoping to develop during this learning experience? Are there any concerns about your application that you would like to address?
If your undergraduate degree is not in the discipline of finance, please explain your interest in this field and why you would like to pursue it now in your educational career. How did you become interested in the topic and what are you hoping the program can offer you?
Essay 2 (choose from the following four topics and indicate in your response which topic you are addressing):
1. Describe a situation where your academic or professional ethics were challenged and how you dealt with the situation. What did you learn from the experience?
2. What is the most difficult feedback you have received, and how did you address it?
3. Throughout our lives, we have significant experiences, or “milestones,” that have a lasting impact on us. Briefly describe such an event and its impact on you.
4. If the program that you are applying to is not the same as your undergraduate major, please explain your interest in this field and why you would like to pursue it now in your educational career. How did you become interested in the topic and what are you hoping the program can offer you?
加州大学圣地亚哥分校—Master of Finance
12/01/2015, 02/01/2016, 04/01/2016)
Prefer the online Statement of Purpose. 2500 word limit. Statement of Purpose should address:
1. Educational and professional background, as they relate to the Master of Finance program；
2. Career goals；
3. How you expect to contribute to the Rady student community；
里海大学—M.S. in Analytical Finance
The MSAF application essay should provide a summary of your career objectives and relevant work experience with reference to the chosen field of graduate study, and the leadership experience and skills you will bring to your peer group.
The essay should not exceed two pages in length. This is your opportunity to set yourself apart from the other applicants, in your own words. The essay should be uploaded in the online application.
东北大学Master of Science in Finance
11/01; 01/15; 03/15; 04/15，未标明年份
Please discuss both your short-term and long-term professional goals. Please describe what challenges you may face as well as how your previous experiences will help contribute to your future success.
Your answer should highlight why you have decided to pursue a graduate degree at this point in your career and how you feel a Northeastern degree will help you achieve success. (800 words maximum)
伊利诺伊大学厄本那香槟分校—Master of Science in Finance
01/29/2016; 03/15/2016(国际生）; 04/15/2016
In 300 words or less, describe your area of interest in finance and what your goals are upon completion of the MSF program.
Discuss the choices that have led you to your current career path and position.
Express your career goals and how the Illinois MSF will help you to achieve these goals.
Indicate your desired position upon completion of the Illinois MSF program.
德州大学奥斯汀分校—Master of Science in Finance
12/16/2015; 02/10/2016; 03/31/2016
Statement of Purpose Personal Essay (Required)
How have your personal, academic and professional experiences led you to pursue the MSF degree at this time? Please discuss both your short- and long-term career goals, including your vision of your post-graduation employment, and describe how the Texas MSF will help you meet those goals.
Optional Essays (200-word maximum)
Complete one or both of these only if you feel your application does not give the admissions committee a complete and accurate picture of your qualifications.
1. If your standardized test scores are low or if you have not had coursework that demonstrates quantitative and analytic proficiency, please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MSF curriculum.
2. Please provide any additional information to the Admissions Committee that will be beneficial to the committee in considering your application. Please include information that you believe is important and/or will address any areas of concern the Committee might have.
杜兰大学—Master of Finance
11/01/2015; 02/01/2016; 05/01/2016
Provide us with a quote that has inspired you, and explain its relevance and significance in your life without referencing finance or your career goals.
俄亥俄州立大学哥伦布分校—Specialized Master – Finance
11/14; 12/11; 02/15 未标明年份
All applicants are required to complete 2 essays. If your undergraduate degree was in something other than finance, you must submit an essay on how your educational background prepared you for the Fisher SMF program. You will submit your essays electronically as part of your online application submission.
Why do you wish to earn a SMF degree? Why do you wish to earn an SMF from The Fisher College of Business? How will the Fisher SMF program assist you in achieving your immediate career goals?
What is the most difficult situation you have had to deal with and what did you learn from the experience?
Video Essay (optional):
This video essay gives you a chance to speak directly to the admissions committee since each applicant is not guaranteed an in-person interview. Share something interesting about yourself that we would not otherwise learn from your application.
乔治华盛顿大学—Master of Science in Finance
Statement of purpose:
In an essay limited to 500 words, discuss your long-term and short-term professional objectives and how your past experiences have contributed to and defined these objectives. Include in your statement why you want to pursue a graduate business degree at this point in time. You may also include your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application. You may explain any academic inconsistencies as part of your statement or as an addendum.
佩珀代因大学—Master of Science in Applied Finance
What are your short term career plans and how will the Pepperdine degree help you reach your long term goals?
Provide additional information you feel necessary, regarding academic and test performance or work experience.
福特汉姆大学—MS in Global Finance
Describe your professional progress to this point as well as your short-term and long-term career goals. How do you expect Fordham Business to benefit your future career needs? (750-1000 words)
雪城大学—MS in Finance
Essay #1 (Approximately 750 words)
Choose one of the following:
1. Tell us about a time when you tried to reach a goal or complete a task that was challenging, difficult, or frustrating. What did you learn from this experience?
2. Describe a situation in which others with whom you were working on a project disagreed with your ideas. What did you do? In retrospect, is there anything you would have done differently?
Essay #2 (Approximately 750 words) required for all applicants
How will the Whitman graduate program assist you in reaching your personal and professional development goals?
康涅狄格大学—MS in Financial Risk Management
Prompt: Why are you interested in pursuing your graduate business degree at this stage in your life/career? What are your short-term and long-term career goals and how will this graduate business program help you achieve these goals?
Prompt: How will you and your experiences and values contribute to our program?