How to apply for your MBA

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and apply to start your MBA at Willamette University. How to get started?

MBA students at work.
Seile, Bia, and Sam developing a strategy for organizational change in Managing Individuals, Organizations, and Teams.
  1. Create an account in the application portal. You don’t have to complete the whole application in one session; you can save your work and return to it later.
  2. Fill out the application, providing your name, contact information, educational history, professional experience, and more.
  3. Write your personal statement. This essay is your opportunity to share your motivations for seeking an MBA and how you will contribute to the strength of the cohort.
  4. Upload your professional resume. The admission committee is looking for a diverse range of professional experiences when building a cohort, so let them know who you are and what you’ve done.
  5. List two references. These should be professional or personal connections who know you well and can speak to your aptitude for success in a graduate program.
  6. Request official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions you’ve attended.
  7. Register for your test. All candidates for admission must complete the GMAT, GRE, or LSAT. The school will reimburse you for the cost of the exam registration fee.
  8. Schedule your admission interview. Once you have submitted a complete application, a recruiter will contact you to schedule your admission interview.

Check out the application portal and get started today!