1. Describe your decision to pursue an MBA degree, highlighting the following:
a.) Your motivation for pursuing an MBA degree at this point in your career: At the age of 22, I come to realize that strangely, many key aspects of my life relied on the implementation of business-related processes. Growing up, I witnessed the progress of my father’s entrepreneurial journey in the Sound System industry. He started off as a lecturer at the University of Indonesia (majoring in engineering). Little did I know that the experiences of a lecturer could someday develop into a multi-national company. I was lucky to witness and, indirectly, be a part of its growth. Having gotten involved at a very young age, my interest in the business world continues to evolve into an academic preference, indicated by my choice to take business major as my undergraduate study in the University of Pelita Harapan. Meanwhile, when I was in high school, I got involved into the entertainment industry by personally producing a solo album, in which I undertook the production, distribution, management, and marketing aspects of it. Starting to work at a relatively earlier age than most of my peers, gave me the advantage of real-life application of business theory. Without overlooking the family business, I somehow managed to juggle my university life as well as my career, strengthening my academic tendency towards business studies, culminating into my most recent project, managing a non-profit organization concerned with educational funding. These aspects contribute into creating the person I am now; one who is fully committed to continuing his business path by undertaking an MBA degree at Boston University.
b.) Your reason for choosing to apply to Boston University and the specific program that you have chosen, i.e. MS·MBA, Health Sector MBA, Public and Nonprofit MBA, or International MBA: Upon deciding to further study business through an MBA program, I conducted careful research on various...
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