MBA Summit at Michigan Ross (May 1, 2018)

Uncategorized Apr 16, 2018

GETTING YOUR MBA IS A JOURNEY.
WE HAVE THE ROADMAP.

Poets&Quants and Michigan Ross are pleased to announce this first annual interactive MBA panel event. The live and live-streaming program will be hosted by John A. Byrne from Poets&Quants and will include admissions directors from Michigan Ross, Berkeley Haas, and Yale School of Management; executives from top recruiters; as well as MBA program graduates.

The event will be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and be available online during and after the event. Three distinct panels will address the key questions from MBA candidates:

  • Which top-ranked MBA is right for me?
  • How do I shine on my application?
  • What are top companies looking for from MBAs?

The MBA Summit 2018 promises to be an exciting, instructive look “behind the curtain” for any candidate thinking of applying to a top-ranked MBA program.

WHAT: The MBA Summit
DATE: May 1, 2018
TIME: 9:00am - 12:00pm (lunch to follow)
WHERE: Michigan Ross,...

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Pre-MBA Networking Festival in NYC (May 10-11, 2018)

Uncategorized Jan 12, 2018

ARE YOU STARTING YOUR MBA NEXT FALL?

Poets&Quants’  3rd Annual preMBA Networking Festival is coming to NYC again in May 2018. After two successful years of hosting a festival of which MBA admits said they would recommend the event to others—they’re providing this unique opportunity exclusively to recently admitted MBA students from leading business schools. If you are starting your MBA program in the fall of 2018 and are looking to forge important connections, become more savvy about your MBA career options, and get a head start on making sure your MBA degree has an immediate payoff, do not miss Poets&Quants’ preMBA Networking Festival!

Apply & register early to receive a $50 discount on the $249 ticket price and join us in NYC in May 2018. 

To learn more about the benefits of attending this event and to register at the early bird pricing, click HERE:

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MBA Admissions Fair - Washington, D.C. (Jan. 23, 2018)

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The QS MBA World Tour is coming to Washington, D.C. on January 23rd. Meet with admissions committee members face-to-face at this MBA event. Ask questions and get advice from UC Davis Associate Director of Admissions Joel Pulliam, among others. Gain an insider’s perspective on any and all topics that are important to you.

Learn more and register HERE:

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Specializations in an MBA Program (Jan. 24, 2018)

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CentreCourt MBA Festival is launching a webinar series ahead of the Admissions Festival for 2018. The second of the 3-part series will take place on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 on the topic of "Specializations in MBA Programs."

Join us for a 30 minute webinar with John A. Byrne, founder and editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants, and Matt Symonds, co-founder and director of Fortuna Admissions, as they discuss the characteristics of each MBA Specialization. Stay for the last 10 minutes for a Q&A with Matt and John.

WHAT: Specializations in an MBA Program - Free Webinar
DATE: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
TIME: 7:00pm London Time (2:00pm EST U.S.)
REGISTER: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SdOI_t3hS7Ku2EUqm3UJtg

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Reading Comprehension Webinar for GMAT & GRE (Dec. 12, 2017)

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I have a confession to make.

But first, let me jump to the punchline. I'm excited to partner with standardized test prep expert Brandon Royal (author of Ace the GMAT and The Little Red Writing Book) to offer a free online class next Tuesday, December 12th on reading comprehension strategies for the GMAT and GRE.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Learn to Dominate GMAT/GRE Reading Comprehension Questions [Webinar]
GUEST TRAINER: Brandon Royal, author of Ace the GMAT and The Little Red Writing Book
DATE: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
TIME: 8:00pm Eastern Time U.S. (5:00pm Pacific)

To learn more and register, click HERE:

Okay, now back to my confession.

For years, I've told my students that reading comprehension is the hardest part of the verbal section to improve, especially for non-native English speakers. I mean, reading skills are developed over years, not months, right?

Not necessarily.

It all depends on how effectively reading comp is taught on the GMAT and GRE, and that's...

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Ace Your MBA Video Interview - Live Chat (Nov. 3, 2017)

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Let's face it. Video interviews can scare even the bravest. But they shouldn't. In fact, you can stand out as a top applicant if you follow the right steps. Pre-recorded video interview questions can offer unique opportunities for MBA applicants like you.

Join BeatTheGMAT and host Julee Conrad, Senior Assistant Director of MBA admissions at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, for a live chat on the "10 Do's and Don'ts to Ace Your Video Interview." Julee's seen it all—from applicants who ace the interview to those whose major mistakes threaten their chances of admission. Now, she'll give you the inside perspective you need to succeed.

WHAT: Live Chat - 10 Do's and Don'ts to Ace Your Video Interview
DATE: Wednesday, November 3, 2017
TIME: 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST (9am Pacific)
REGISTER: http://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/event/10-dos-and-donts-to-ace-your-video-interview-live-chat

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UMD Part-Time MBA Admissions Webinar (Oct. 17, 2017)

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Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business for a free informative webinar to learn more about the admissions process, their part-time MBA program, and the Smith Community.

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 12:00pm Eastern Time U.S.
Register: https://www.smith.umd.edu/events/part-time-mba-admissions-webinar-1

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Panel: Experts from the GREĀ® Program, UCLA and The MBA Exchange (Sept. 20, 2017)

Uncategorized Sep 18, 2017

Please join our expert webinar panel for an in-depth discussion about navigating the path and hurdles in applying to a top-tier MBA program.

Poets&Quants' Editor-in-Chief John A. Byrne will moderate a panel discussion with experts from the GRE® Program, UCLA and The MBA Exchange. They will be on hand to answer questions and discuss the challenges of the process. 

Date:  September 20, 2017
Time:  2:00 p.m. ET (18:00 UTC) 
Host:  John A. Byrne
Panel: Experts from the GRE® Program, UCLA and The MBA Exchange.

Registration is free and seats are limited, so REGISTER TODAY!

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Changes Are Coming to the GMAT in July... Are You Ready? (June 21, 2017)

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In case you missed the news, the GMAC recently announced some changes to the GMAT that will affect your test-taking experience starting on July 11, 2017.

Specifically, the GMAC is introducing a new feature that they're calling "Select Section Order," which is exactly what it sounds like. Designed to give candidates more flexibility in customizing their GMAT experience, "Select Section Order" will enable you to choose the order in which you complete the four sections of the GMAT exam.

Pretty interesting, huh?

But the real question is, what does it mean for you?

Is this even good news? Is one section order better than another? What if you're scheduled to take the GMAT before July 11th but like the idea of navigating the sections in a different order? And how should you decide which order to pick?

I'm going to answer all of these questions -- and more -- in a special Facebook Live broadcast this Wednesday, June 21st at 1:00pm Eastern Time U.S. (10:00am Pacific).

WHAT: Facebook Live...

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MBA Employer Webinar Panel (June 27, 2017)

Uncategorized Jun 13, 2017

An Exclusive Event for Top Incoming MBA's

Want to learn what it's like to work at a top consulting, Financial Services, or CPG company?

Want to get early insight on MBA careers, so you can hit the ground running when MBA recruiting starts this fall?

The team at RelishCareers is here to help: They'll be hosting a virtual MBA alumni panel designed to help incoming MBAs understand what it's like to work in various industries, learn about typical MBA roles, and get questions answered by a successful, experienced team of business school alumni. The panel will include MBA alumni from top global employers such as Accenture, American Express, M&T Bank, Under Armour, and more.

WHAT: An introduction to MBA recruiting from top b-school alumni
DATE: June 27, 207
TIME: 4:00pm EST (1:00pm Pacific)
WHERE: Online Webinar - Register HERE

Here's what you'll learn in the webinar:

This is a free event for registered attendees, and the content will be aimed at incoming MBA students at top...

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