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Application Prep Schedule

Webinars

Networking

Advice from Experts

MONTH END:Deadlines

January 3

MBALaunch Kick-Off: Explore Your Experiences

 Monthly Jam Session

 

Complete Brainstorming Exercise

January 31

Critical Self-Assessment and School Choice

Monthly Jam Session

 

Complete Self-Assessment Exercise

March 7

Financing Your MBA

Monthly Jam Session

 

Create Business School Budget

January - March: MBALaunch Live Events and GMAT Module

April 4

MBALaunch Check In: Interacting with Admissions and Preparing for the Forté Virtual Forum

 Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Participate in Forté Virtual Forum, April 7

April 18

Career Goals and School Choice

Reflect on career goals. Research schools.

May 9

Own Your Impact: Build Your Resume

 Monthly Jam Session

Happy Hour

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

May 30 —

Submit resume for sponsor book.

May 23

Define Your Future: Write Your Personal Statement

Draft personal statement. 

June 6

Mitigate Your Weaknesses

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

June 20

MBALaunch Check In

July 6

Essays & Recommendations: Make Your Story Stand Out

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Request recommendations.

July 18

Create Your Story Map: Write Your Essays

Draft essays for at least one target school.

August 1

Networking: As an Applicant & Student

Monthly Jam Session

Reception & MBA Forté Forum

Multi-School Fair & Alumnae Panels

 

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Finish Essays.

Attend one of the Forté Forum series. Send notes to people you met at the Forums.

August 15

Power Networking

September 5

Proofing Your Application

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Proofread and edit application.

September 19

MBALaunch Check In

October 3

Interview Skills

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Interview prep. Schedule mock interviews.

October 17

From Decision to Matriculation

Happy Hour!

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

GRADUATE.

Host Cities and Kick-off Dates

Boston Feb. 10, 2017
Chicago Feb. 17, 2017
Houston Feb. 17, 2017
Los Angeles Feb. 10, 2017
London Mar. 3, 2017
San Francisco Feb. 17, 2017
New York Jan. 26 & 27, 2017
Toronto Feb. 24, 2017
Washington, D.C. Jan. 28, 2017