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Berkeley Haas Announces Deadlines and Essay Questions for 2019-2020 MBA Application Cycle

Berkeley Haas announces application deadlines and essay questions for class of 2022.

Required Essays:

Essay 1:

What makes you feel alive when you are doing it, and why?

Essay 2:

At Berkeley Haas, we are redefining leadership. We value different opinions and perspectives, recognizing that we always have more to learn about others’ lived experiences and histories. We encourage speaking up and listening, and courageously use our power to address barriers and drive change for positive impact.

Tell us how a Berkeley Haas MBA would enhance your leadership profile, incorporating specific examples.

Essay 3: Additional Information (Optional)

In addition to the two required essays, candidates who wish to tell us about how they have responded to hardships or unusual life circumstances are encouraged to complete the optional essay. This information will provide context to your opportunities & achievements and contribute to our holistic review of your application.

While these are straightforward questions, they require introspection, careful reflection of values, dreams, and ambitions. Please reach out to see how we can help you craft your story.

Application Deadlines:

Round 1:

Application Deadline: 9/26/2019

Initial Notification: 12/12/2019

Round 2:

Application Deadline: 1/9/2020

Initial Notification: 3/26/2020

Round 3:

Application Deadline: 4/2/2020

Initial Notification: 5/7/2020

About Sia Admissions:

Sia Admissions Consulting is a boutique firm based in New York City. We specialize in coaching students of diverse background navigate university admissions process. Our goal is to partner with students to help them characterize and reflect their individuality in all areas of the admissions application. 

At Sia, we firmly believe that “one-size” does not fit all—each student has his or her story that, if communicated properly, a university admissions committee is eager to hear; therefore, we coach each student in originally telling his or her story. Our partnership with each student consists of  – (i) recognizing the student’s story by asking poignant questions which help us (ii) identify the quintessence of his or her strengths and aspirations, so we may (iii) build an idiosyncratic strategy that helps the student distinctively present his or her story. Our aim is to coach student in showcasing a unique application that communicates their individuality as an ideal candidate for the field and institution of choice.