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Agenda August 13, Washington DC / August 28, New York

Forté MBAExplore

1:00 - 1:15 PM

Welcome

1:00 - 1:15 PM

Her MBA Journey

Hear from an MBA about why she decided to pursue her grad degree, how she chose her business school, and the value the MBA has proven.

1:30 - 2:15 PM

The MBA Classroom: A Case Study

You might have an idea of what you'll study in b-school, but how? The case study method is prevalent at most MBA programs and this interactive workshop will introduce you to the format. An interactive conversation built around a very-real business case, IndieFlix, and a very real female founder, will allow you to sample the MBA classroom experience.

2:30 - 3:15 PM

The GMAT: The Top 6 Myths and What You Should Really Know about the Test

The GMAT seems to be an exam shrouded in mythology. The truth is that it's just a test! We'll explore the top six GMAT myths and expose the real story, introducing you to actual GMAT questions along the way.

3:15 - 4:00 PM

Financing Your MBA

Many women have questions about loans, scholarships, and expenses. Here’s the good news: the average payback on an MBA investment is only four years. How is that possible? This session will address all of these points and is hosted by one of the MBA admissions community's leading experts on financial aid.

4:00 - 4:45 PM

Ask Me Anything: Roundtable Discussions

From career opportunities to the cost of an MBA, these interactive discussions will allow attendees to ask specific questions to Forté sponsors, admissions professionals, and staff.

4:45 - 5:00 PM

Your MBA Journey

You'll leave the event with tips and action items to keep your business school journey moving forward. The program closes formally with an invitation to attend the Forté Forum this evening.

4

years to recoup full ROI of an MBA