SOM Essay Requirement for AI JD–MBA
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SOM Essay Requirement for AI JD–MBA

The SOM essay requirement for applicants to the Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA joint degree program is to provide two personal statements:

 

Personal Statement 1: The Yale School of Management provides a leadership education characterized by broad-minded and intellectually curious students with diverse backgrounds, a distinctive integrated curriculum, connections to one of the great research universities in the world, and the broad reach of an innovative and expanding global network of top business schools. What will you contribute to the Yale SOM community, and how will being part of it help you extend your professional vision? (300 words maximum)

Personal Statement 2: Please write a personal statement explaining why you are applying for admission into the Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA program and how the program will help you fulfill your educational and professional goals. (300 words maximum)

 

Instructions for Essay Submission (Simultaneous Applicants)

Your response to personal statement 1 should be titled “Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA Personal Statement 1” and should be uploaded into the space provided for “Personal Statement 1” on the online application form. Your response to personal statement 2 should be titled “Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA Personal Statement 2” and should be uploaded into the space provided for “Personal Statement 2” on the online application form.
Do not provide the two personal statements and four short essays described on the online application form.

 

The SOM online application is available at the following link. These essay instructions for AI JD-MBA applicants do not appear on that form. If you have any problems or questions regarding the essay component of the SOM online application, please contact via e-mail mba.admissions@yale.edu or call SOM’s Admissions Office at (203) 432 5635.

Instructions for Essay Submission (1L Applicants)

Email the two required SOM essays to the YLS Registrar at registrar.law@yale.edu. Please type your name at the top of the page. Your response to personal statement 1 should be titled “Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA Personal Statement 1.” Your response to personal statement 2 should be titled “Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA Personal Statement 2.” Please obtain an email confirmation from the Registrar that your essays have been received.

If you have any problems or questions regarding the essay component, please contact YLS’s Registrar at registrar.law@yale.edu or by phone at (203) 432-1678, or SOM's Director of Admissions, Bruce Del Monico at bruce.delmonico@yale.edu.