UCLA EMBA Essays 2023-2024

UCLA EMBA Essays 2023-2024

First-time applicants

Essay 1

Legendary UCLA basketball Coach John Wooden once said that one’s leadership is derived from one’s character. Please provide an example of a time when your own leadership was at its best. (500 words maximum)

Essay 2

Why are you interested in pursuing an MBA at this time? Please share any goal(s) you may have that the MBA will help you achieve. (500 words maximum)


Please describe any updates since you last applied which have enhanced your candidacy. (500-word maximum)

Please check the online application form for this school to ensure the accuracy of the above questions and word limits.