Short Answer Questions (fewer than 250 words)

There are eight required short answer questions.  Please keep your answers concise and fewer than 250 words.

  • How did you hear about the Pittsburgh Fellows Program and why do you want to be a Fellow?

  • Briefly describe your spiritual journey, how you came to faith in Jesus, and the highlights of your growth.  Please be sure to include any major turning points in your life and walk with the Lord.

  • What are your career goals in the next 3 - 5 years?  In which area(s) of business are you most interested?

  • Give a recent example from your life where you made an important decision and how you went about making that decision.

  • Describe a specific leadership role you held and what you learned from that experience.  In doing so, recount a challenge you faced as a leader in that role and how you handled it.  How would you describe your leadership style?

  • Evaluate a significant challenge, risk, or ethical dilemma you faced and its impact on you.  Walk us through how you handled the event.

  • Describe a significant achievement and why accomplishing it means so much to you.  

  • If you have been convicted of anything more serious than a traffic violation, please explain.