Average GMAT Score 610 GMAT Range 570-680
Total Applicants Acceptance Rate
Class Size 269 Average Work Experience 48 Months
Applicant Deadlines Early decision:30-Oct-2015
Decision Dates Not yet declared
Length of Program 16 Months Placement Information


Thunderbird School of Business Management was established in 1946 catering to needs of the corporate world and the MBA aspirants for their Graduate degree in Global Management. Thunderbird has focused exclusively on educating global leaders in the intricacies of international management. Thunderbird School of Business Management has also been ranked as # 1 by US News and World Report 2014.

Below are the essays of Thunderbird School of Business Management for 2015 – 2016.

Essay 1:

Thunderbird’s mission is “We educate global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide.” State your personal mission and how it is aligned with Thunderbird. Explain how you developed your personal mission, either from your own life experiences, or by the examples of others. (Limit 500 words)

Essay 2(optional):

Is there anything that you think the Admissions Committee should know which you feel has not been covered? If your credentials and essays represent you clearly and fairly, do not feel obligated to answer this question. (Please limit response to 1,500 words.)

Essay 3(Optional Scholarship essay):

In 200 words or less, please explain why you believe that you should be considered for financial assistance from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Include both need and merit factors in your response.


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