“Going into the industry, obviously it is great to have a background at a school like MIT. Getting the MFin degree helps open doors.”
One of the best ways to assess your fit with the MIT Sloan MFin program is to visit campus and attend an Ambassadors Program event. We invite you to participate in our Ambassadors Program, a highly interactive and customizable session hosted by current students. This program offers you a menu of choices to best fit your schedule:
- you can attend an MFin class
- join a half-hour group information session with a member of the Admissions Committee and enjoy a casual informational lunch with current students
The Ambassadors Program is available on eleven dates during the Fall semester. Please view our class visit and information session schedules below for more information.
Join current MFin students for engaging discussions and insightful lectures in the classroom. Attending a class gives you the insider’s view of our accomplished faculty and collaborative environment. Class visits are available at 1:00 PM on dates when the Ambassadors Program is in session. Please register for your class visit in advance, as there are limited seats available in classes. Available class visits are listed below by date.
Information Sessions and Lunches
The Admissions Office also holds an information session as a part of the Ambassadors Program at 11:30 AM, followed by a casual lunch with our current MFin students. A member of the MFin Admissions Committee will provide an overview of the unique and distinct features of the MIT Sloan MFin Program and allow time for your questions. A catered lunch follows from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, providing you a chance to speak with current MFin students, who were in your shoes not long ago. Our information session and lunch schedule can be found below.
Please arrive by 11:15 AM to check in.
|Info Session/Lunch & Class Visit Schedule|
|9/15/2014||11:30 a.m. Info Session/Lunch & 1:00 p.m Class Visit|
|9/25/2014||11:30 a.m. Info Session/Lunch & 1:00 p.m Class Visit|
|9/29/2014||11:30 a.m. Info Session/Lunch & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|10/9/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|10/16/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|10/30/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|11/6/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Sessoin & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|11/13/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|11/17/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|11/24/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
|12/4/2014||11:30 a.m. Lunch/Info Session & 1:00 p.m. Class Visit|
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