Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 30 Aug 2014, 00:19

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk...

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 07 Feb 2012
Posts: 36
GMAT 1: 730 Q45 V45
GPA: 3.81
WE: Consulting (Consulting)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 1

How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk... [#permalink] New post 23 Oct 2013, 20:20
How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, and talk to professors? I'm thinking at schools like Columbia, NYU, UCLA...

If you don't do ED at Columbia, do you really need to attend the campus and introduce yourself to admissions officials in order for them to think you care? Is this enough to impact a decision?
Expert Post
Founder
Founder
User avatar
Affiliations: UA-1K, SPG-G, HH-D
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 12090
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
WE: Information Technology (Hospitality and Tourism)
Followers: 2234

Kudos [?]: 8393 [0], given: 3646

GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk... [#permalink] New post 24 Oct 2013, 05:52
Expert's post
It is a good question! Visits cost quite a bit and are a big time and energy drain. However, there is a value in visiting your schools, even if just to get a sense for the location/environment/vibe/etc
See this discussion - that should answer it: b-school-visit-superthread-156405.html

In particular: importance-of-visiting-schools-45368.html
_________________

Founder of GMAT Club

Just starting out with GMAT? Start here... | Want to know your GMAT Score? Try GMAT Score Estimator
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

Have a blog? Feature it on GMAT Club!

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 12 Jun 2012
Posts: 16
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Reviews Badge
Re: How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk... [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2013, 23:26
Schools usually don't admit it openly, but campus visit may help your admission chances by showing commitment. If it helps you can read this article: http://www.aringo.com/CampusVisit.htm
Re: How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk...   [#permalink] 28 Oct 2013, 23:26
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic Campus Visit Without Class Visit? Cubsfan87 5 11 Mar 2014, 09:39
Experts publish their posts in the topic How important is it to talk to admissions officers? Paradox69 2 10 Sep 2013, 12:29
Experts publish their posts in the topic Importance of Campus Visits? EMess51 3 13 Sep 2011, 09:38
Importance of Campus Visits osdihg 1 20 Mar 2010, 08:39
Importance of visiting schools and attending admsn events sm176811 4 15 Oct 2006, 22:17
Display posts from previous: Sort by

How important is it to visit campus, attend a class, talk...

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.