Applications are now closed for our 2022 MBALaunch program.
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Have you decided to get an MBA, but wish you had a guide through the application process?
Stay on track with Forté MBALaunch. This eight-month program provides a structured road map for applying to business school, including step-by-step application guidance and supportive peer groups.
MBALaunch offers live virtual events that will keep you connected and engaged as you build your best MBA application. The program begins in February with a kickoff event where you will discuss personal branding, get insider information about the application process from a panel of admission representatives, and hear from an MBA alumna on how the degree changed her career trajectory. Following the kickoff event, you will participate in weekly webinars and attend monthly virtual peer group sessions.
Have questions? Watch our Ask Me Anything webinar with MBALaunch staff. They shared in-depth program information, including details on the application and program timeline, and answered viewer questions.
Hear from MBALaunch participants. Watch our Ask Me Anything With MBALaunch Alumni webinar. These former Launchers discussed their MBALaunch experiences, shared where they are now, and answered viewer questions.
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Forté MBALaunch provided me with a solid foundation at the start of the application process, teaching me impactful ways to share my story. Additionally, my peer group was a constant source of support and encouragement throughout the process, from reading essays to celebrating admissions decisions with me long after the official program had ended.
— Ashley John, 2017 Forté MBALaunch Alumna, Rice University
(Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business)
MBALaunch is designed for women interested in applying to an MBA program in Fall 2022, for enrollment in Fall 2023.
The program is open to candidates who can dedicate eight months to the online program, meet monthly with their peer group, and actively participate in the MBALaunch community.
Once applicants receive their admission notification, a non-refundable fee of $600 is required to participate in the program.
Upon successful completion of the program, you'll receive application fee waivers from 40+ top business schools. During the program, you'll receive discounts from leading GMAT prep providers and admissions consultants. Take advantage of these benefits to recoup the cost of participation.
Applications are currently closed.
Feb. 1, 2022
Forté’s community of motivated and inspiring women is changing the balance of power in the workplace. We open doors for women to reimagine what they can achieve in business.
Through business education, role models, professional networks, and leadership training, Forté shows women how to build the credibility, skills, network, and confidence to thrive as leaders and change the status quo.
Our powerful alliance of talented women, influential companies, leading undergraduate and business schools, and pioneering donors empowers women to change their career trajectories, their earning power, and their lives.
Arizona State University (W. P. Carey School of Business) • Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business) • Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management) • Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business) • Duke University (The Fuqua School of Business) • Emory University (Goizueta Business School) • ESADE Business School • George Washington University (School of Business) • Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business) • Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business) • HEC-Paris • IE Business School • IESE Business School • IMD Business School • Imperial College Business School • Indiana University - Bloomington (Kelley School of Business) • INSEAD • London Business School • Massachussetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) • Michigan State University (Broad College of Business) • New York University (Stern School of Business) • Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) • Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business) • Queen's University (Smith School of Business) • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) • Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) • University of Illinois (Gies College of Business) • University of Maryland (Smith School of Business) • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Carlson School of Management) • University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler Business School) • University of Notre Dame (Mendoza School of Business) • University of Oxford (Sa´d Business School) • University of Rochester (Simon Business School) • University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business) • University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business) • University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management) • University of Virginia (Darden School of Business) • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Wisconsin School of Business) • Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management) • Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School) • Western University (Ivey Business School) • Yale School of Management • York University (Schulich School of Business)
A group of our partner schools offer fee waivers to candidates who successfully complete the MBALaunch program.