Harvard | Mr. African Energy
GMAT 750, GPA 3.4
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Quality Assurance
GMAT 770, GPA 3.6
Columbia | Mr. Energy Italian
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Salesman
GMAT 700, GPA 3.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Army Engineer
GRE 326, GPA 3.89
Chicago Booth | Ms. Indian Banker
GMAT 740, GPA 9.18/10
INSEAD | Mr. INSEAD Aspirant
GRE 322, GPA 3.5
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Army Aviator
GRE 314, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Ms. Big4 M&A
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. Renewables Athlete
GMAT 710 (1st take), GPA 3.63
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare PE
GRE 340, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Military Quant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Wharton | Mr. Future Non-Profit
GMAT 720, GPA 8/10
UCLA Anderson | Mr. SME Consulting
GMAT 740, GPA 3.55 (as per WES paid service)
Chicago Booth | Mr. Healthcare PM
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
Kellogg | Mr. Concrete Angel
GRE 318, GPA 3.33
Kellogg | Mr. Maximum Impact
GMAT Waiver, GPA 3.77
MIT Sloan | Ms. Rocket Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 3.9
Wharton | Ms. Interstellar Thinker
GMAT 740, GPA 7.6/10
Harvard | Mr. Finance
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0
Harvard | Mr. Defense Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Kellogg | Ms. Sustainable Development
GRE N/A, GPA 3.4
Chicago Booth | Mr. Unilever To MBB
GRE 308, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Ms. Female Sales Leader
GMAT 740 (target), GPA 3.45
Tuck | Mr. Liberal Arts Military
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Harvard | Ms. Gay Techie
GRE 332, GPA 3.88
INSEAD | Mr. Product Manager
GMAT 740, GPA 63%

2016-2017 MBA Admissions Events: A School-By-School Listing


There is never a perfect time to visit campus, let alone study for the GMAT or write essays. For busy and ambitious young professionals, there is always another deadline to meet or quota to beat. Thankfully, most prospective candidates don’t need to hit campus to get a taste for the MBA life. Instead, business schools are heading out to see them.

Indeed, August marks the kickoff of the annual off-campus road shows. From Seattle to Shenzhen and Minneapolis to Melbourne, admissions representatives are fanning out across the globe to meet with prospective full-time, executive, and online MBAs. They may be part of large sponsored events like Forté Forums, or more intimate information sessions or meetups. Some can be as simple as webinars or online chats. Many times, they target specific populations like military veterans, minorities, or the LGBT community.

For many applicants, these events, held in everything from Hyatt hotels to McKinsey offices, are a chance to size up a program for fit. They can meet with decision-makers to get a feel for a program’s culture and values — invaluable insights for drafting effective essays. More than starting a dialogue and getting answers, this face time enables attendees to develop relationships and make strong early impressions that can give them a leg up when adcoms meet to decide. Better still, admissions events are a natural spot to grow a network and nurture advocates among school alumni and even students, further increasing odds for admission.

Wondering where and when your target schools will be in your area? Just click the “Upcoming Events” next to the domestic and international MBA programs below for a complete listing of where you’ll find admissions and alumni visiting nearby.


U.S. MBA Programs: Admissions Events


Rank and SchoolSchool Recruitment Events
 1) Harvard Business School Upcoming Events
 2) Stanford GSB Upcoming Events
 3) Chicago (Booth) Upcoming Events
 4) University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) Upcoming Events
 5) Northwestern University (Kellogg) Upcoming Events
 6) Columbia Business School Upcoming Events
 7) MIT (Sloan) Upcoming Events
 8) UC-Berkeley (Haas) Upcoming Events
 9) Dartmouth College (Tuck) Upcoming Events
 10) Yale School of Management Upcoming Events
 11) Duke University (Fuqua) Upcoming Events
 12) University of Virginia (Darden) Upcoming Events
 13) University of Michigan (Ross) Upcoming Events
 14) Cornell (Johnson) Upcoming Events
 14) UCLA (Anderson) Upcoming Events
 16) New York (Stern) Upcoming Events
 17) North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler) Upcoming Events
 18) University of Texas (McCombs) Upcoming Events
 19) Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) Upcoming Events
 20) Emory University (Goizueta) Upcoming Events
 21) Indiana University (Kelley) Upcoming Events
 22) University of Washington (Foster) Upcoming Events
 23) Washington University (Olin) Upcoming Events
 24) Georgetown (McDonough) Upcoming Events
 25) Notre Dame (Mendoza) Upcoming Events
 26) Michigan State (Broad) Upcoming Events
 27) USC (Marshall) Upcoming Events
 28) Rice (Jones) Upcoming Events
 29) Vanderbilt University (Owen) Upcoming Events
 30) Minnesota (Carlson) Upcoming Events
 31) Ohio State (Fisher) Upcoming Events
 32) University of Wisconsin Upcoming Events
 33) Penn State (Smeal) Upcoming Events
 34) Georgia Tech (Scheller) Upcoming Events
 35) University of Maryland (Smith) Upcoming Events


International MBA Programs: Admissions Events


Rank and SchoolSchool Recruitment Events
 1) INSEAD Upcoming Events
 2) London Business School Upcoming Events
 3) IESE Business School Upcoming Events
 4) IE Business School Upcoming Events
 5) HEC Paris Upcoming Events
 6) IMD Upcoming Events
 7) Cambridge Judge Business School Upcoming Events
 7) ESADE Upcoming Events
 9) SDA Bocconi Upcoming Events
 10) Oxford Saïd Upcoming Events