The MBA Connection: Admissions Directors’ Panel

May 17th, 2022

12:00 - 2:00PM ET

Hear from our Admissions Directors on the topics most relevant to MBA candidates. We’ll discuss the value of an MBA in today’s economy and what parts of the MBA experience and application process have changed due to the pandemic. After the director’s panel, you can select school-specific breakout rooms for open Q&A with members of each school’s AdCom.

Ask. Learn. Connect.

The MBA Connection

Seven of the world’s top MBA programs have come together to give you direct access to their community members and provide you with application strategies. Join us to connect with AdCom members from Berkeley Haas, Cornell SC Johnson, Duke Fuqua, Michigan Ross, NYU Stern, UVA Darden, and the Yale School of Management.

Who should attend these events?

Join The MBA Connection’s series of curated events whether you are applying this year, next year, or still pondering the future. The series will explore topics important to MBA candidates, provide you with insider application advice, and give you direct access to our community members - from current students and alumni, to admissions committee members.

What is the format?

We’re keeping it simple. Each series event will include a live panel discussion as well as school-specific breakout rooms, giving you access to the community members of seven schools in two hours. If you aren’t able to join us live, you will receive a recording of the panel presentation and will be invited to join future events.

The MBA Connection Event Series

The MBA Connection: Diversity and Inclusion

June 28th  7:00 - 9:00PM ET

Join us to hear from a panel of alumni about their MBA experience. Learn what drew them to the MBA, how they navigated the application process, what the campus experience is like, and what resources they leveraged to pursue their personal and professional goals. After the panel, join school-specific breakout sessions to discuss each school’s approach to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion within the applicant pool and their communities.

This event is specifically intended for the first candidates of marginalized identities in the United States.

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The MBA Connection: Application Tips

July 26th 12:00 - 2:00PM ET

Join us to hear from a panel of Admissions Officers that will provide tips for crafting competitive applications to top MBA programs. You will also have the opportunity to visit school-specific breakout sessions to learn about each school’s unique process and get your questions answered directly from AdCom members.

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The MBA Connection: Women’s Panel

August 4nd 12:00 - 2:00PM ET

Join us to hear from alumnae and gain insight into the MBA journey for women, post-MBA career opportunities, and learn how to best prepare for the MBA application process. After the panel, join school-specific breakout rooms to speak with current students and learn more about each schools’ community and MBA experience.

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  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm ET: Visit the virtual auditorium to tune in to the live panel
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET: Visit school booths and join school specific breakout rooms to speak to admissions officers

Frequently Asked Questions

Berkeley Haas, Cornell SC Johnson, UVA Darden School of Business, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, Michigan Ross, NYU Stern, and the Yale School of Management.
No. Attendees will simply use the event URL and the email address they registered with to join the event live. All resources are accessible by clicking on links within a web page – no software downloads required. However, we highly recommend leveraging the most recent version of Zoom for the live group discussions with admissions officers.
Registered attendees will receive login information via email prior to the event.
No. Attendees will have the option to turn on their videos during Zoom meetings, but it is not required to participate.