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Learn How to Build Your Best MBA Application—Featuring CBS, Chicago Booth, UVA Darden, MIT Sloan, and Yale SOM

Learn How to Build Your Best MBA Application—Featuring CBS, Chicago Booth, UVA Darden, MIT Sloan, and Yale SOMSo, you have your sights set on applying to business school. What comes next? 

Whether you are just starting to prepare for the GMAT, GRE, or Executive Assessment (EA) or are working on crafting a compelling MBA application, the leaders in the MBA admissions spacembaMission and Manhattan Prep, Powered by Kaplanare coming together to make sure you will be ready for the 20222023 business school admissions season.

Join us for a free eight-part webinar series, running weekly from April 7 through May 26, to learn what you need to be doing now to create a compelling MBA application.

Admissions consultants from mbaMission will explain different MBA admissions processes, while experts from Manhattan Prep will help you tackle some of the toughest test-taking challenges by providing valuable insight and advice.

This free online series will offer you helpful guidance as you work toward your goals. From figuring out which test is best to take (the GMAT or GRE, or even the EA) to speaking with admissions officers, you will get a well-rounded, step-by-step overview of the MBA admissions process.

Click here to enroll (for free) in our “Building Your Best MBA Application” webinar series, and continue reading to preview the series schedule!  

Build Your Best MBA Application Series Schedule

  • Part 1: Your 2022 MBA Action Plan
    Thursday, April 7, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    Applying to business school in 2022–2023? It is not too early to start planning! Join mbaMission Founder/President Jeremy Shinewald as he discusses such topics as creating your ten-month (and beyond) timeline; getting “stats ready,” including accelerating personal goals; attaining your target GMAT/GRE/EA score; and taking additional coursework.
  • Part 2: Which Business School Is Right for Me?
    Thursday, April 14, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    Which MBA program is right for you? How can you find the best fit? During this free webinar, mbaMission Managing Director Rachel Beck will help prospective MBAs understand the differences among top MBA programs.
  • Part 3: Should I Take a Test? If So, Which One: GMAT, GRE, or EA?
    Thursday, April 21, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    Join Manhattan Prep instructor Jamie Nelson and mbaMission Founder/President Jeremy Shinewald as they explain the key differences among the exams and how business schools view each test—and help you determine which one may be best for you.
  • Part 4: Are My MBA Profile and Test Score Strong Enough?
    Thursday, April 28, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    Every year, thousands of strong candidates apply to business school. To get noticed, you will need an impressive GMAT, GRE, or EA score and an unforgettable application. Join Manhattan Prep instructor Chris Gentry as he discusses the GMAT’s scoring system and how you can approach the test with the right mindset to get your best return on investment. Then, mbaMission Managing Director Krista Nannery will share what admissions officers look for and how to build a noteworthy application.
  • Part 5: How Can I Make My MBA Application Essays Stand Out?
    Thursday, May 5, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    To grab the attention of a top business school, you will need to write an essay that is well crafted and memorable. Learn to do just that in this session led by mbaMission Managing Director John Sisk, who will help you start to uncover your personal story, craft a strong opening statement, develop your goals, and connect those goals to your target school.
  • Part 6: How Can I Nail My MBA Application Materials?
    Thursday, May 12, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    So, you have mastered how to write a compelling MBA application essay, but what comes next? Join mbaMission Managing Director Jessica Shklar as she details how to tackle “everything but the essay”—an in-depth examination of short answers, recommendation letters, and other components of an MBA application that need to stand out to the admissions committee.
  • Part 7a: GRE for MBA: How Do I Handle the Toughest Topics?
    Thursday, May 19, 2022
    7:00-8:15 p.m. ET
    Taking the GRE for b-school? Have a top MBA program in mind? We have you covered with this free event. Manhattan Prep instructor Ryan Starr will teach you how to approach the toughest topics—from Quant to Verbal. This is a great event for applicants at any stage in their prep. Even if you have already started your preparation, we will help position you to reach your highest potential.
  • Part 7b: Advanced GMAT: How Can I Master 700+ Level Quant and Sentence Correction?
    Thursday, May 19, 2022
    8:309:45 p.m. ET
    The GMAT has four subscores, but your Quant score will likely be the most important. Get ready to tackle the most difficult Quant problems with this free event led by Manhattan Prep instructor Jamie Nelson. Jamie will also walk you through an equally tough section: Sentence Correction. Learn how to nail the most challenging problems, no matter how long or confusing each passage may seem.
  • Part 8: Top Admissions Directors Answer Your Questions
    Thursday, May 26, 2022
    8:009:30 p.m. ET
    In this event, we are bringing you direct access to some of the world’s best business schools so you can ask them all your questions, learn what makes each one unique, and get advice on how to put your best foot forward in your application. mbaMission Founder/President Jeremy Shinewald will host an interactive Q&A session with a panel of admissions officers from leading business schools, including the MIT Sloan School of Management, Columbia Business School, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and the Yale School of Management. Panelists include the following:

    • Amanda Carlson, Assistant Dean of Admissions at Columbia Business School
    • Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean for Admissions at the Yale School of Management
    • Dawna Clarke, Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business
    • Dawna Levenson, Assistant Dean of Admissions at the MIT Sloan School of Management
    • Donna Swinford, Associate Dean for Student Recruitment and Admissions at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Are you ready to put your best foot forward for the upcoming MBA application season? Click here to enroll (for free) in “Building Your Best MBA Application.”

If you cannot attend one of the sessions, no problem! Be sure to register; we will email you a recording link after each session. 



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