Why are you pursuing a graduate business degree?
What are your natural strengths and weaknesses? Can you clearly articulate them?
Can you define who you are in terms of what is important to you?
How will your family life be affected by the decision to attend b-school?
What level of financial security and income is important to you?
How are you paying for b-school or supporting yourself during your studies?
Do you want to relocate for b-school?
What location would you like to be at after completing your degree?
What is your career objective?
What field, job function or industry interests you?
Are there particular careers where your skills could be especially valuable?
What does job satisfaction mean to you?
Why is obtaining a graduate business degree the next step for you? Will it help you get to where you want to go?
How would you revise your career goals if you did not obtain a graduate business degree?
What is important to you in a graduate business program?
What education background is preferred for your proposed career? Does the industry value certain types of degree programs over others?
What other training or experience can help you achieve your goals?
Can you identify gaps in your background, experience, or traing that could stop you from reaching your goals?
Would you prefer to study full- pr part-time?
Do you have the discipline and drive to be a student for up to two years (for a full-time program)?