Undergraduate Business applicants for Spring and Fall 2017 need to be aware of the early deadlines.
As such, UCS is providing this page to help students get a jump-start on preparing their application materials.
You should always refer to the Undergraduate Business Application Program's website and application instructions for eligibility requirements and details on the admissions process.
Note that the application deadlines are early in the fall semester, which means you likely need to prepare your materials during the summer months!
Spring 2018 Admission: Deadline to apply - September 1, 2017
Fall 2018 Admission: Deadline to apply - October 1, 2017
Application preparation resources:
- Resume style guide & required template.
- Essay presentation from the Writing Center
- Interviewing resources & tips
- Sample interview questions
Personal Statement - Personal Statement should include the following (500 word limit)
- Rationale for why you are interested in studying business (Why did you choose business over other majors? What experiences have led you to this decision?)
- Articulation of your specific short (immediately upon graduation) and long-term (10-15 years post-graduation) career goals and how you have decided on these goals.
- Reasons why the Kenan-Flagler Undergraduate Business Program is essential to helping you achieve these goals.
Help during the summer months:
- Applicants are encouraged to upload their resumes (after utilizing the resume style guide mentioned above) to Careerolina for review. To ensure a counselor review, make sure you do not have any other resumes approved in Careerolina.
- UCS counselors can conduct telephone or Skype appointments during the summer. Please indicate in the appt. notes that you are arranging a "Phone" or "Skype" appt. with your Skype Name.
Help during fall semester:
- Career Counselors are available during drop-in hours (M-F, 1pm-4pm) for resume reviews and personal statement reviews. Or by appointment if you need more than the 10-15 minutes alotted during drop-in hours.
- Practice Interviewing - Before meeting with a UCS counselor, make sure you do a practice interview through Interview Stream - our on-line tool to practice live interviewing to prepare for your KFBS UBP interview. See sample questions on the right.
First time users, create your account here
Click here to view a brief tutorial on how to navigate InterviewStream.