Start with an opening narrative. Where are you from? What has shaped your interest in accounting or finance? What are you doing now? Give us a little context that helps us understand your story.
The reason you’re applying.
Next, make a connection with us. Explain how a Master of Accounting (MAC) degree can enrich your life. And, why do you think you’d be a good fit for the UNC MAC Program? Let’s get to know each other. What experiences that led to you considering a career in accounting? What leadership experiences demonstrate that you are prepared for this program?
Your goals and inspirations.
Tell us where you’re going. Why are you ready NOW? How have you prepared yourself for this challenge? Outline your short-term and long-term career goals. Show us that you mean business! What experiences that led to you considering a career in accounting?
The difference you’ll make.
What’s in it for us? Building a diverse community of motivated students is important to us. How will you contribute? Tell us about any volunteer, leadership, or student ambassador positions you’ve held. What life or work experience or community service has shaped who you are?
Finally, wrap it up. Reiterate your key points and tie everything together. What’s the one thing we really need to remember? Be interesting