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MBA essay submission guide

Create a Compelling Statement of Purpose

Personal essays provide insight into who you are, what has influenced your career, professional interests, and where you plan to go from here. Admission to top-ranking graduate business schools like Loyola University Chicago requires a compelling Statement of Purpose. Here are a few tips on how to write a powerful essay:

Writing Essays for Loyola’s Graduate School of Business

Your Statement of Purpose is a crucial part of Loyola’s selection process. The Statement of Purpose helps us find the right balance of students for our Graduate School of Business programs. However, our requirements are straightforward:

Your Statement of Purpose should be 2–3 pages in length and double-spaced. It may be submitted through the online application, e-mailed to gradapp@luc.edu, or sent by mail to:

Graduate & Professional Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611

Apply now! You can also request more information online or visit our downtown Chicago campus for more information about GSB admissions.


Quinlan School of Business · Graduate Programs Office
1 E Pearson St, Maguire Hall 204 · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6124 · quinlangrad@luc.edu

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