2018-2019 MBA Admissions Events

Forget the beaches, barbecues, sunshine, and shorts. Come August, if you work in MBA admissions, it’s time to hit the road. With the first round around the corner, the process starts getting serious. That means adcoms and applicants alike will be fixing their smiles, practicing their handshakes, and sharpening their pitches.

These events go by many names: socials, showcases, fairs, forums, chats, and conferences. From Ottawa to Lima to Kampala, this is a chance for applicants to go one-on-one with deans, adcoms and alumni – the very people who can champion their cause. Here, candidates can become more than one of the dozen essays read in a day. Face-to-face, they are unforgettable dreamers and catalysts whom decision-makers can picture enriching their communities. Such applicants are harder to reject – or waitlist, for that matter.

Where will the top business schools be this year? Collectively, you’ll find them together at Forté Forums or The CenteCourt MBA Festival in seven cities in September alone this year, from San Francisco to New York. More intimately, you can enjoy meet-and-greets at information sessions, alumni-hosted panels, coffee chats, webinars, campus visit days, or dinners targeting populations like veterans and women. In short, you can interact with schools in almost every conceivable venue, whether you want to learn more about student life or how to make your application more competitive.

Want to know the next time Harvard Business School comes to Dallas or INSEAD to Bangalore? Got a layover in Chicago and wondering when Kellogg holds campus tours? Below, you’ll find links to over 50 school sites featuring the dates, start times, locations, agendas, and registration for all of the events they’ve scheduled for the coming year so far, including upcoming CentreCourt events sponsored by Poets&Quants. At CentreCourt in New York on Sept. 22, you can experience a master class taught by Harvard Business School Professor Mihir Desai. At CentreCourt in San Francisco on Sept. 6, you can hear and meet Kirsten Moss, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions and financial aid for Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

To find out when your favorite schools will be in your area, click on the “Upcoming Events” links below.

U.S. MBA Programs: Admissions Events


Rank and School School Recruitment Events
  Harvard Business School  Upcoming Events
  Stanford GSB  Upcoming Events
  Chicago (Booth)  Upcoming Events
  University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)  Upcoming Events
  Northwestern University (Kellogg)  Upcoming Events
  Columbia Business School  Upcoming Events
  MIT (Sloan)  Upcoming Events
  UC-Berkeley (Haas)  Upcoming Events
  Dartmouth College (Tuck)  Upcoming Events
  Yale School of Management  Upcoming Events
  Duke University (Fuqua)  Upcoming Events
  University of Virginia (Darden)  Upcoming Events
  University of Michigan (Ross)  Upcoming Events
  Cornell (Johnson)  Upcoming Events
  UCLA (Anderson)  Upcoming Events
  New York (Stern)  Upcoming Events
  North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)  Upcoming Events
  University of Texas (McCombs)  Upcoming Events
  Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)  Upcoming Events
  Emory University (Goizueta)  Upcoming Events
  Indiana University (Kelley)  Upcoming Events
  University of Washington (Foster)  Upcoming Events
  Washington University (Olin)  Upcoming Events
  Georgetown (McDonough)  Upcoming Events
  Notre Dame (Mendoza)  Upcoming Events
  Michigan State (Broad)  Upcoming Events
  USC (Marshall)  Upcoming Events
  Rice (Jones)  Upcoming Events
  Vanderbilt University (Owen)  Upcoming Events
  Minnesota (Carlson)  Upcoming Events
  Ohio State (Fisher)  Upcoming Events
  University of Wisconsin  Upcoming Events
  Penn State (Smeal)  Upcoming Events
  Georgia Tech (Scheller)  Upcoming Events
  University of Maryland (Smith)  Upcoming Events
  U.C.-Irvine (Merage)  Upcoming Events

International MBA Programs: Admissions Events

Rank and School School Recruitment Events
  INSEAD  Upcoming Events
  London Business School  Upcoming Events
  IESE Business School  Upcoming Events
  IE Business School  Upcoming Events
  HEC Paris  Upcoming Events
  IMD  Upcoming Events
  Cambridge Judge Business School  Upcoming Events
  ESADE  Upcoming Events
  SDA Bocconi  Upcoming Events
  Oxford Saïd  Upcoming Events


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