The Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program accepts online applications for the fall semester only. To be considered for admission, an applicant must have successfully completed the following:
You must submit one official transcript from every college/university/graduate institution you have attended since secondary/high school graduation, toward the issuance of a degree. You must also list each of these schools in the education section of the application. Do not list or send transcripts for seminars, ESL classes, professional development courses, computer certification, etc. unless relevant to the application.
Learn to speak in front of a group of people while also talking in a structured way about American culture. In addition to skills needed to speak clearly and with culturally appropriate style, you learn techniques to give prepared speeches and develop skills for more effective impromptu speaking. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify and use the elements that make a strong university-level presentation.
Improve your writing by focusing on skills needed to write clearly and with purpose. Learn about different kinds of essay forms while practicing skills relating to strong writing. By the end of the course, you will write more confidently at a university level, you will produce more accurate work, and you will be able to explain why you approach writing the way you do.
Live on the UC Berkeley campus in , sometimes referred to as a dormitory or "dorm," complete with study lounges and Wi-Fi. Current UC Berkeley students, who are your residence assistants (RA), support you during the program. They organize social activities and weekend outings so you can experience typical Bay Area activities like hiking, attending a baseball game, visiting San Francisco, and more. RAs are available to answer questions—ensuring you are safe, happy and comfortable. Residence hall housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to apply early.
You'll take classes near the UC Berkeley campus. Study alongside fellow students who are also preparing to attend university. You receive individualized attention and guidance from your instructors, who hold advanced degrees from UC Berkeley and other top-ranked universities. You also get personal college admissions advising to help you identify the best schools for you and to ensure success once you begin your university studies. You can also connect with current UC Berkeley students to get insight on the college application process, as well as navigating Berkeley and U.S. culture.
2. At Berkeley Haas, our unique culture is defined by our - Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always & Beyond Yourself - which are integral to the education and development of innovative leaders of the future. Based on what you know of our culture, why is Berkeley Haas the place for you?(250 word maximum)
Fall 2018 Main Essay Question
Tell us a six-word story that reflects a memorable experience in your life-to-date. Elaborate on why it is meaningful to you. (350 word maximum)
Tip: A successful six-word story will pique the reader’s interest in the forthcoming explanation. Together, the story and explanation will share a specific and personal experience that helps the reader get to know you better, giving insight into your character and values.
You must obtain one official transcript from every college/university/graduate institution you have attended since secondary/high school graduation, toward the issuance of a degree. You must also list each of these schools in the education section of the application. Do not list or send transcripts for seminars, ESL classes, professional development courses, computer certification, etc. unless relevant to the application.
All interviews are held on campus at the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California. The interview is approximately 30 minutes long and will be with a member of the Admissions Committee. Please bring photo identification (passport or driver's license) with you for check-in. The interviewer will have only reviewed your resume, as our policy is to conduct interviews prior to a complete evaluation of your application. You do not need to bring your resume as the interviewer will have a copy.