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Application Prep Schedule

Webinars

Networking

Advice from Experts

MONTH END:Deadlines

January 2

MBALaunch Kick-Off: Explore Your Experiences

 Monthly Jam Session

 

Complete Brainstorming Exercise

January 30

Critical Self-Assessment and School Choice

Monthly Jam Session

 

Complete Self-Assessment Exercise

March 6

Financing Your MBA

Monthly Jam Session

 

Create Business School Budget

January - March: MBALaunch Live Events and GMAT Module

April 3

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 19

Career Goals and School Choice

Reflect on career goals. Research schools.

May 10

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 29

Define Your Future: Write Your Personal Statement

Draft personal statement. 

June 5

Mitigate Your Weaknesses

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

June 19

MBALaunch Check In

July 5

Essays & Recommendations: Make Your Story Stand Out

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Request recommendations.

July 17

Create Your Story Map: Write Your Essays

Draft essays for at least one target school.

July 31

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 14

Power Networking

August 16

Proofing Your Application

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Proofread and edit application.

September 4

MBALaunch Check In

September 18

Interview Skills

Monthly Jam Session

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

Interview prep. Schedule mock interviews.

October 2

From Decision to Matriculation

Happy Hour!

Office Hours and Current Student Contacts

GRADUATE.

Host Cities and Kick-off Dates

Boston February 9
Chicago March 9
Houston February 16
Los Angeles February 9
San Francisco February 16
New York Jan. 25-26
Toronto February 2
Wash., D.C. (Downtown) Jan/Feb 2018
Wash., D.C. (Reston) January 20
London March 2