Imperial College London-MSc Business Analytics
1. List your target organisation(s) and role. Please do not exceed 30 words.
2. What key criteria does your target company use in their recruitment process? Give examples that demonstrate how you meet them from your experience so far (3 examples).
3. What gaps in your skillset will you need to develop to prepare for this career? Please do not exceed 100 words.
4. If you are not successful in your first choice career goal, List your second choice organisation(s) and role. Please do not exceed 30 words.
Software Packages and/or Programming Languages
If you have any experience of using computer software packages and/or programming languages please list up to 5 that you are familiar with, whether your skills are at beginner, intermediate or advanced level and say what you have used them for. Software and programming skills are not an entry requirement, but it is helpful for the selection committee to understand your previous experience, if any.
University College London-MSc Business Analytics
There is a section in the application form for you to enter a personal statement (3,000 word character limit) or attach a statement as a separate document. The personal statement allows you to express your motivations and suitability for the programme you are applying to.
You should consider the following questions when writing your personal statement:
- why do you want to undertake the programme or research?
- what are your academic interests?
- why do you wish to study at UCL?
- what educational experience do you have?
- do you have any relevant work experience?
- have you completed any extracurricular and voluntary activities relevant to the programme?
- what are your career aspirations?
Your personal statement should be no longer than two sides of A4 paper.
HKU-MSc in Business Analytics
要求：个人简历，2封推荐信，个人陈述（Why HKU MSBA）
题目：Request for Statement of Reference
1. How long have you known the applicant and in what context? Please comment on the frequency of your interaction.
2. What are the applicant’s principal strengths?
3. In what areas can the applicant improve?
4. In your opinion, has the applicant given careful consideration to his or her plans for entry into the Master of Science in Business Analytics Programme?
5. Please use the following scale to compare the applicant with others* you have known during your professional career.
* Indicate the peer reference group to which the applicant is compared:
6. Please comment on the ratings above and feel free to make additional statements concerning the applicant’s accomplishments, managerial potential, and other personal qualities. Attach additional sheets if necessary.
CUHK-MSc in Business Analytics
HKUST-MSc in Business Analytics
National University of Singapore-MSc in Business Analytics
Columbia University-MS Applied Analytics
题目：Statement of academic purpose (500 words or fewer)
The statement of academic purpose should discuss your purpose and interest in pursuing the Applied Analytics program; the specific skills and attributes you will bring to the program; your current role; and how the program will help you achieve your career goals.
Supplemental essay (250 words or fewer)
The essay should describe a challenge related to data or analytics that you have encountered. How did you work to resolve this challenge and did you succeed?
MIT-Master of Business Analytics
题目：Essay 1: Please describe your reason for pursuing the Master of Business Analytics (MBAn) degree. What do you hope to gain from the program? And what are your career aspirations? (500 words or less)
Essay 2: Please describe a recent analytics/data science project that you have worked on and include up to three presentation slides which best represent your work. The slides may include data visualization examples. The project presentation slides must be in English. Text summary up to 250 words, upload must be in PDF format.
Optional question: The Admissions Committee invites you to share additional information about yourself, in any format. If you choose a multimedia format, please host the information on a website and provide us with the URL. Please keep all videos and media limited to 2:00 minutes, or LESS, in total length. Please ensure you provide an unprotected link (no password required).Please keep all written essays to 250 words or less.
Duke University-Master of Quantitative Management
题目：Two short essay questions and one long essay are required for all applicants:
Instructions: Responses should use 1.5-line spacing and a font size no smaller than 10-point. Do not repeat the question in the document you upload with your application. Respond carefully, fully, and concisely. Length requirements vary by question and are detailed below. Responses must be completed before submitting your application. Answer each short answer question in 2,000 characters, the equivalent of about 250-350 words.
Short Essay 1: What are your immediate career goals after completing the MQM program, and how do you think MQM can help you achieve your goals?
Short Essay 2: Give an example of a time you worked on a team in a personal, professional, or volunteer setting. What role did you play on that team? What did you learn about yourself in the experience?
Required long-form essay: “25 Random Things About Yourself” Instructions:
Present your response in list form, numbered 1-25. Some points may be only a few words, while others may be longer. Your complete list should not exceed two pages.
Question: Our spirit of community is what sets the Fuqua experience apart. The concepts extend beyond the student body to include faculty, staff, and administration. When a new person joins the admissions team, we ask that person to share with everyone in the office a list of "25 Random Things About Yourself." As an admissions team, we already know the new hire's professional and academic background, so learning these "25 Random Things" helps us to get to know someone's personality, background, special talents, and more.
In this spirit, the admissions committee also wants to get to know you beyond the professional and academic achievements listed in your resume and transcript. You can share with us important life experiences, your likes and dislikes, hobbies, achievements, fun facts, or anything that helps us understand what makes you who you are.
At least one recommendationshould reflect your performance in a professional setting. Volunteer activitiesor other service-oriented roles in which you are deeply involved may also beexcellent sources for recommendations.
One recommendation shouldreflect your performance in an academic setting and could come from someonesuch as a current or former professor.
WUSTL-MS in Business Analytics
Required Essay 1: At Olin, we aim to know every student by name and story. Please share your journey with us and why the pursuit of this degree is the right decision for you. (500-word maximum)
Required Essay 2: Please describe your immediate career plans after graduation from Olin. Don’t worry, we won’t hold you to them. (300 character maximum)
Optional Essay: Is there anything else you’d like to share? If so, please provide any additional information not previously addressed in the application that would help the Admissions Committee assess your candidacy. (300 word maximum)
Emory University-MSc in Business Analytics
题目：Essays (12-point font, double-spaced)
Written Essay #1:
- Tell us why you are applying to the Master of Science in Business Analytics program and why at Goizueta.
- Help us understand as to why your background and/or skills prepare you for this degree.
- Also include your post-MSBA goals and what role you envision to play in today’s data-driven workplace.
- Include any specific fields of interest you may have.
Written Essay #2: Describe a project where you used your quantitative/technical skills to solve a problem.
- Please describe the problem / situation
- The action you took
- The results of your actions
Video Essay: In a video, 1 minute or less, describe: What makes you unique?
USC-MS in Business Analytics
题目：Work Related Question
- How many months of work experience do you have?
- Select a project that you have worked on before. Describe the problem and how you approached solving it. If you would like to upload related documentation, go to the Documents section of this section of your application, and upload it under Work Sample. (Maximum 500 words)
What computer skills do you have? What computer programming languages do you know?
Required Introduction Video
Please create a 1-minute video of yourself discussing why you are a best match for our program and upload it to a file hosting site (e.g. YouTube, Google Drive, Dropbox). This is a required part of your application to our program. (We are not testing your videography skills; it does not have to be professionally produced).
UCLA-MSc in Business Analytics
题目：Personal History Statement（不超过8000字符）
Describe how your background, accomplishments, and life experiences led to your decision to pursue the graduate degree for which you are applying. Include any educational, personal, cultural, economic, or social experiences, challenges or opportunities relevant to your academic journey.
In addition, please describe any aspects of your personal background, accomplishments, or achievements that will allow the department to evaluate your contributions to the University's diversity mission. Contributions to diversity and equal opportunity can take a variety of forms, such as efforts to advance equitable access to education, public service, that addresses the need of a diverse population, or research that explores inequalities.
Question 1: Business analytics requires a combination of mathematical/quantitative abilities and creative thinking. Describe a project you worked on, either as a student or professional, that demonstrates your analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Tell us why this project was interesting to you. (Maximum 750 words)
Question 2: Why does a career in business analytics appeal to you? Based on your abilities and what you know about careers in business analytics, why do you think this is the right career path for you? (Maximum 750 words)
Optional: Please feel free to provide any other information you think would help us evaluate your potential to succeed in the program. (Maximum 375 words)
Wake Forest University-MS in Business Analytics
Required: A requirement of the online application includes a written assessment comprised of three free-response questions designed to share experiences and collect additional information. All applicants are required to complete the assessment. As a guide, responses to the questions should be limited to one paragraph (approx. 250 words max.)
Question #1: Share an experience where you incurred risk to demonstrate respect for others (i.e., interacting with others in a manner that acknowledges their value and worth as human beings and colleagues). Be sure to discuss why respect is important to you.
Question #2: Share an experience where you demonstrated openness to feedback (i.e., one’s degree of willingness to seek out and embrace new experiences, ideas, knowledge and perspectives) that stung and how you used the feedback to grow. Be sure to address how you maintain your openness.
Question #3: Share an experience that illustrates your work-ethic (i.e., one’s commitment to engage in hard work to achieve goals and fulfill duties and obligations). Be sure to discuss what drives your work-ethic.
Applicants may use the optional short-answer question on the online application to discuss anomalies that exist in their application/transcript or address aspects that may be concerning to the Admissions Committee. This question is optional and not required.
Question: Is there anything on your transcript or in your application that you'd like to discuss further?
University of Rochester-MS in Business Analytics
题目：Essays (12-point font)
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)*
Essay 2 (Required): 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)
College of William and Mary-MS in Business Analytics
Please provide a personal statement (required) and additional statement (optional) for the following questions, each on a separate page, following the guidelines regarding the length of each essay. At the top of each page, please include your full name and restate the question being answered. Use at least 11-point font and 1.5 spacing.
Required: Why is a Master of Science in Business Analytics the next logical step towards achieving your short-term and long-term professional goals? Why is the William & Mary MSBA the right program for you? (800 words)
Optional: Is there any additional information that you would like to share with the Admissions Committee which would be helpful in reviewing your application? Complete this question only if you feel your candidacy is not fully represented in your coursework or resume, for example an academic statement supporting analytics educational experiences not listed on transcripts. (250 words)
Brandeis University-MSc in Business Analytics
Essay 1 (Required): How will a degree in business analytics help you achieve your short term and long term goals in this field? (500-1000 words)
Essay 2 (Optional): Is there any additional information you would like us to consider as part of your application? You may use this space to discuss gaps in your employment, academic issues (probation, dismissal, failing grades, GMAT or GRE performance), etc. (500-1000 words)
Video Essay (Required): Applicants must submit a brief video responding to three questions posed by the Brandeis IBS community, as well as a written response to a fourth question. The video essay is a great way for the admissions committee to learn a little bit more about you. You will be prompted to complete the video essay once you have submitted your application.
UCSD-MS in Business Analytics
题目：Statement of Purpose（no longer than 500 words, double-spaced, 12-point font）
Your Statement of Purpose should be no longer than 500 words, double-spaced, 12-point font.
The Rady Mission Statement: The Rady School of Management develops ethical and entrepreneurial leaders who make a positive impact in the world through innovation, collaboration and knowledge. Please choose two of the following words from our mission statement: entrepreneurial, innovation, collaboration, knowledge. Discuss how the two words you have chosen have played a role in your academic and/or professional career.
Short answer (Answer the questions below. For each question, please respond in no more than 50 words.)
- What is your immediate post-graduation professional goal? (Please include desired employment industries, functions and geographic region in your answer.)
- What are your long-term career goals?
- Why do you need a Master of Science Business Analytics degree to achieve those goals at this point in your life?
- Summarize a previous analytics project you have worked on. What impact did this project have? What did you learn? Include programming languages, statistical applications, and/or mathematical tools or concepts you used.
- Optional: Please provide any additional information you would like the Rady Admissions Committee to consider in evaluating your candidacy. This may include current or past gaps in employment, further explanation of your undergraduate academic record, your economic, family, or personal circumstances, or any other relevant information.