How The MBA Tour Can Help You Connect With Business Schools

Originally published by Carrie Thompson at The MBA Tour blog on November 11, 2020.

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Deciding whether or not to attend graduate business school to earn an MBA is a big decision. Considering the cost and time commitment required, you’ll want to be prepared to get the most out of your investment. But you may be wondering if b-school is a smart choice right now given the challenges and uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is, investing in an MBA can be a great way to secure long-term career success, especially in a world that’s constantly changing.

How The MBA Tour Can Help

With so many different schools and program options to choose from, comparing opportunities to find the right one for you can be overwhelming. The MBA Tour can help! We can connect you with top business schools to help you find the best match for you. As a subsidiary of GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), The MBA Tour is part of GMAC Connect, a suite of discovery and engagement solutions that bring prospective candidates and business schools from around the world together all in one place. We provide students access to some of the best institutions across 6 continents including North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and Africa while enabling schools to reach the largest pool of qualified MBA candidates.

The MBA Tour hosts more than 70 business education events each year in over 50 cities across more than 30 countries. Due to the pandemic, we’ve adapted our events to keep everyone safe. All upcoming tour events are now being conducted virtually and allow attendees to connect on a personal level and foster bonds with b-school reps.

What to Expect at a The MBA Tour Virtual Event

One of the things that makes our events so unique is that our advisory board conducts a thorough screening process and carefully selects schools to participate. In addition, b-school attendance is limited to full-time staff, ensuring prospective students have the opportunity to interact exclusively with the actual decision makers in the admissions process.

The MBA Tour events are packed with exclusive content, advice and opportunities to engage with leading business schools from around the world. Plus, our intelligent matching algorithm takes the guesswork out of finding the best schools for you based on your plans and ambitions, to make the most out of your time.

  • Meetups – Meet with admissions representatives and up to 6 potential candidates in a face-to-face video discussion.

  • Keynote Speaker – Hear how an MBA contributed to the success of notable business leader and entrepreneur alumni.

  • MBA Talks – Explore unique features and program options available at different schools during interactive presentations.

  • Advising Sessions – Learn helpful tips directly from specialists for test prep, application, financing and more.

  • Open Networking – Interact with admissions reps in a virtual Exhibition Hall as well as current students, alumni and fellow applicants in the Networking Lounge.

Review these frequently asked questions to learn more about how the platform works and best practices to follow, then check out these 8 Tips for Attending Virtual MBA Events.

The MBA Tour virtual events are immersive experiences that let you join from wherever you are and explore the world’s leading business schools. Don’t miss your chance to connect! Register for an upcoming event today.