UNC Kenan-Flagler Deadlines, Essays & Recommendation Letter Questions (Class of 2018, Entering Fall 2016)


UNC Kenan-Flagler 2015-2016 Deadlines

 Application DeadlineDecision Notification
Round 1October 16, 2015December 14, 2015
Round 2December 4, 2015 February 1, 2016
Round 3 January 15, 2016March 15, 2016
Round 4March 11, 2016April 25, 2016
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the application date.



  • Essay One (Required)
    Please describe your short and long term goals post-MBA. Explain how your professional experience has shaped these goals, why this career option appeals to you, and how you arrived at the decision that now is the time and the MBA is the appropriate degree. (500 words maximum)
  • Essay Two (Optional)
    What personal qualities or life experiences distinguish you from other applicants? How do these qualities or experiences equip you to contribute to UNC Kenan-Flagler? (300 words maximum)
  • Essay Three (Optional)
    If your standardized test scores are low, or if you have not had coursework in core business subjects (calculus, microeconomics, statistics, financial accounting), please tell us how you plan to prepare yourself for the quantitative rigor of the MBA curriculum. (300 words maximum)
  • Essay Four (Optional)
    Is there any other information you would like to share that is not presented elsewhere in the application? (300 words maximum)

– See more at: http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/admissions/mba/requirements#sthash.tmlir74j.dpuf



  1. How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
  1. Describe the applicant’s potential for becoming a responsible and successful manager.
  1. What are the applicant’s major strengths?
  1. What are the applicant’s most noticeable areas for improvement or growth?
  1. Please use the space below to elaborate on the applicant’s qualifications.

My reservations are (if applicable):

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