For the Common Application, applicants will submit three written essays - the Common Application essay and two U-M supplemental essay questions. In the second essay of the U-M supplement to the Common Application. That question reads: "Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific School or College (including Preferred Admission and dual-degree programs) to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests?" Please feel free to discuss your interest in a business education here. A full discussion of your interest in the Ross School of Business and a business education will be submitted through the Ross Admissions Portfolio.
The Ross Admissions Portfolio requires one 500 word essay and one artifact, with a 250 word explanation of the artifact. The 500 word essay question asks applicants to "Pick a current event or issue in your community and discuss the business implications. Propose a solution that incorporates business principles or practices. The review panel will look for creativity, drawing connections, and originality." The artifact submission asks applicants to "Upload a document or artifact that represents something significant about your life to show your learning in action. Describe how your artifact demonstrates your learning in action. Please limit this response to approximately 250 words."