Live Broadcast with MIT, Yale, and Harvard B-Schools (June 7, 2018)

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For the first time ever, the heads of admission for the top 3 U.S. business schools will be together in one location for a live interactive Q&A session that you won't want to miss!

Hosted by MBA25, this unique live broadcast event features:

  • If you dream of becoming a Harvard, MIT or a Yale student, then this event is something you just must attend;
  • Representatives from the top 3 business schools in the U.S. are getting together to entertain all of your questions during a live Q&A session;
  • You can ask a question no matter where you are on the globe or what device you use, and we will pose it to our guests and hear their answer live;
  • Listen to what Deans and Heads of Admissions from Harvard, MIT, and Yale have to say about the value of business education,  why companies view it as an important asset, what kind of ROI it provides and what a prospective student should do to get admitted.

Your participation in this event is free of charge (pre-registration is...

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A Winning MBA Admissions Strategy for Booth, HAAS, & Kellogg (June 7, 2018)

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Poets&Quants Editor-in-Chief, John A. Byrne, is hosting a series of exclusive MBA admissions webinars with insider advice from Fortuna Admissions' team of senior admissions coaches from top business schools.

In this webinar on Thursday, June 7th at 12:30pm EST, you'll hear from Julie Ferguson, former Chicago Booth Senior Associate Director of Admissions, Sharon Joyce, former Berkeley Haas Associate Director of Admissions, and William Kotas, former Kellogg Director and Kellogg MBA alum.

WHAT: How to Secure Your Place at a Top 10 School (Webinar Series)
DATE: Thursday, June 7, 2018
TIME: 12:30pm Eastern Time U.S.
WHO: Booth, HAAS, & Kellogg
REGISTER: Click HERE

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A Winning MBA Admissions Strategy for HBS, Stanford GSB, & Wharton (June 4, 2018)

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Poets&Quants Editor-in-Chief, John A. Byrne, is hosting a series of exclusive MBA admissions webinars with insider advice from Fortuna Admissions' team of senior admissions coaches from top business schools.

In this webinar on Monday, June 4th at 12:30pm EST, you'll hear from Karla Cohen, former HBS Associate Director, Heidi Hillis, former Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interviewer, and Judith Silverman Hodara, former Wharton Head of Admissions.

WHAT: How to Secure Your Place at a Top 10 School (Webinar Series)
DATE: Monday, June 4, 2018
TIME: 12:30pm Eastern Time U.S.
WHO: HBS, Stanford GSB, and Wharton
REGISTER: Click HERE

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A Winning MBA Admissions Strategy for LBS & INSEAD (May 31, 2018)

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Poets&Quants Editor-in-Chief, John A. Byrne, is hosting a series of exclusive MBA admissions webinars with insider advice from Fortuna Admissions' team of senior admissions coaches from top business schools.

In this webinar on Thursday, May 31st at 12:30pm EST, you'll hear from Caroline Diarte Edwards, former INSEAD Director of MBA Admissions, and Emma Bond, former LBS Senior Manager of MBA Admissions.

WHAT: How to Secure Your Place at a Top 10 School (Webinar Series)
DATE: Thursday, May 31, 2018
TIME: 12:30pm Eastern Time U.S.
WHO: INSEAD & LBS
REGISTER: Click HERE

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MBA Summit at Michigan Ross (May 1, 2018)

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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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