The full requirement isWhy is the Texas MSBA the next logical step for you? How do you hope to develop, both personally and professionally, during this one-year program? (250 words)
MSBA means Master of Science in Business Analytics.
Here's my essay. I would be really appreciated for your revisions and suggestions!
With the inundation of big data, how to dig value out of those data becomes important in today's world. Business analytics is the practice of methodical exploration of an organization's data with emphasis on statistical analysis which requires strong analytical capability. As a mathematics major, I am already equipped with strong quantitative and analytical ability. What's more, I am adept at some quantitative tools and basic knowledge of programming languages like SQL, R, and Python. In order to make far-sighted business decisions, I need to learn to utilize the mathematical and programming abilities in business. The MSBA program can make me improve from both knowledge and practice aspects. Hence, choosing MSBA program would be my next logical step.
Professionally, I cherish the chance to learn from qualified professors of prestigious McCombs. I believe that under the instructions from your experienced faculties, I would learn much useful knowledge which can make me competitive in the job market. Moreover, I can gain much practical experience by participating in projects with the outstanding peers. Furthermore, I can acquire valuable work experiences because there are vast job opportunities in Austin. Personally, UT Austin offers the vibrant and progressive campus life I am looking for. I will join in some interesting student organizations on campus to enrich my life. I would also enjoy resources besides the McCombs, like the recreation center and the Texas Performing Arts. I believe UT Austin can witness my progress in both professional and personal aspects.