If you are considering making the major investment that a b-school education requires, then you’ll certainly want to research into MBA programs seriously. One excellent way to learn more about your MBA options (and to help prospective programs learn more about you) is by attending an MBA fair.
Listen to the recording of our conversation with Peter von Loesecke, CEO and Managing Director of The MBA Tour to find out what you can gain from attending an MBA fair and how to best prepare to take advantage of the opportunity and impress the b-school reps.
00:02:47 – About the MBA Tour and the MBA2U events.
00:08:35 – How to get to meet top b-school reps and other must-knows about attending an MBA Tour event.
00:15:18 – Tips for preparing for an MBA fair (and how not to turn off the b-school reps).
00:20:29 – What to wear and bring along.
00:22:16 – EMBA candidates, here is what the MBA Tour has for you.
00:24:40 – In person vs. virtual options for getting to know b-schools.
00:28:08 – The very best ways to damage your admissions chances at an MBA fair.
00:31:31 – Trends in management education.
00:34:37 – Advice for 2015 & 2016 MBA applicants.
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