He opens his essay as follows: Directly out of business school, I want to move to Moscow to work for a leading private equity group, such as Baring Vostok.
Later, at 15, and only one week into my first job at a bank, I purchased my first stock……… Today, at 25, banking and finance still enthuse me.
This means that your essay will need to concisely describe your current position so that you can better explain your goals.
The short-term goal is the immediate post-MBA job that you want to attain, while the long-term goal states where you want to be in 20 or more years. The following essay was submitted to the Harvard MBA program by our client.
I intend on leveraging this position by leading our company into other countries, including Nigeria, Liberia and Cameroon. I desire to position the company as a profitable, international and leading company in its industry, and aspire to establish a sustainable organization, creating workplaces for thousands of employees and turning an underdeveloped area into a flourishing industrial zone.
Note: Avoid writing a white paper on your intended industry or function. Long-term goals take a little more thought.