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We have a free pass (courtesy of Kaplan) to attend one of the best MBA events of the year - Destination: Business School The event costs $300 but will be free for one of the GMAT Club members. How to get it? Post a reply in this thread by Noon Pacific on Wednesday 7/28 and your will be considered for the drawing. Results will be announced tomorrow, Wednesday.
Congratulations to shaselai - he is going to NYC for the event!!!
Details: When: Saturday August 7 - Sunday August 8 Where: New York City, Hyatt Grand Central Terminal
An intense 2-day agenda for anyone serious about getting into b-school.
Join us this summer for two days of events that introduce you to the admissions process. From mock classes to networking to round tables with admissions officers from top business schools, Destination: Business School is a must-attend event for anyone seriously considering an MBA. It's more than a weekend; it's the first step toward your future as an MBA:
* Develop your personal application strategy * Experience pitching yourself to business schools * Practice your elevator pitch * Get hands-on essay and GMAT practice * Get VIP Access to the Road to Business School with over 30 top b-schools
Participating Schools Baruch College (Zicklin) • Boston College (Carroll) • Boston University • Brandeis University International Business School • Carnegie Mellon (Tepper) • Chicago Booth • Cornell University (Johnson) • Cox School of Business at SMU • Dartmouth College (Tuck) • Duke University (Fuqua) • Georgetown University (McDonough) • IMD • INSEAD • New York University (Stern) • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) • Manchester Business School • Melbourne Business School, Australia • Ohio State University (Fisher) • Pace Business School • Pennsylvania State University – University Park (Smeal) • Rotterdam School of Management • Rutgers Business School • Thunderbird • Tulane University (Freeman) • UCLA (Anderson) • UNC - Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign • University of Maryland – College Park (Smith) • University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (Ross) • University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) • University of Rochester (Simon) • University of Texas – Dallas • University of Virginia (Darden) • University of Washington (Foster) • Vanderbilt University (Owen) • Yale School of Management
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Re: Free Pass to Destination Business School $300 value [#permalink]
28 Jul 2010, 08:38
I am from upstate NY - would LOVE to be there for the event since many of my schools of interest will be there. Last time my trip to NYC was disastrous - missed infosession and car broke down
The drawing was done randomly but I wanted to give those who have been members for a longer time and those who have participated quite a bit a greater chance of victory, so here is how it worked: 1. everybody got a number of points (number of chances that they could win) 2. 1 chance for every post made and 5 chances for every kudos 3. Then everybody got a percentile arranged and their chances of winning 4. I have arranged the usernames in reverse order (the latest sign ups went first) 5. Here is how the table looked, so for example amp0201 had 11 chances of winning if the number was between 1 and 11 6. Random number was generated and it was 68.7, which can be rounded up to 69 and that was (by one point) within shaselai's territory. He is the winner.