Frequently Asked Questions about applications to the Graduate Programs in Business
I am not sure which program is right for me. Can I apply to more than one program to make sure I get accepted?
No, you can only apply to one program. If you need help in making a decision, please contact us.
Do I need to submit two statements of purpose?
The application requires both a Video Statement of Purpose (post the link to the video) and a Personal Statement responding to the prompt (250 words or 1500 characters). Both of these application components are completed in Quadrant 4.
Can my recommenders mail my recommendations to you directly?
No, they need to be submitted through the application system Cal State Apply .
My Reviewer/Evaluator missed the deadline that I assigned for the letter of recommendation/evaluation.
- Go back to the Cal State Apply application, and after deleting the original request, add a new Reviewer/Evaluator.
- Go back to the Cal State Apply application, and after deleting the original request, add the same Reviewer/Evaluator again with a new due date.
I entered a wrong email address for my evaluator/recommender? Can you change it for me?
No, you have to delete the original request and add a new request with the correct email address.
Does my evaluator/recommender need to complete the form, or is a letter enough?
Evaluators/recommenders need to submit both, the form and the letter.
I have problems with the online application system CalState Apply. Where can I get help?
Use the help icon in the top section of the page to access on-line chat or telephone help. If your questions go beyond that, additional referral information is provided.