"Whether you want to pursue a career in banking, the buy side, or sales and trading, there are faculty members who have experience in the industry."
We invite you to participate in our MBA Ambassadors Program, a highly interactive and customizable session hosted by current students in the fall and spring semesters. This program runs on Mondays and Thursdays throughout our spring semester and offers you a menu of choices to best fit your schedule. When you register, you will be asked to select from these options:
|9:00 - 10:00 a.m.||Registration|
|9:15 - 10:00 a.m.||Coffee with current students|
|10:00 - 11:30 a.m.||Attend a class|
|11:30 - 12:00 p.m.||Information Session hosted by an Admissions Representative|
|12:00 - 12:50 p.m.||Lunch with current students|
|1:00 - 2:30 p.m.||Attend a class|
|1:00 - 1:20 p.m.||Campus Tour|
|2:30 - 2:50 p.m.||Campus Tour|
*The ambassadors program is customizable, so please feel free to mix and match the sessions you wish to attend.
Register for the Ambassadors Program
Class visits and information sessions will be held on the dates below. Click on a date to proceed to register. The classes available to attend change each day. You may select the time of your class visit, but not the specific class. We ask that you not register for more than one class visit per day.
Please register for the Ambassadors Program in advance, as there are limited seats available in classes.
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