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Meet Us at Admissions Events

We encourage you to learn all you can about the MBA programs you are considering. You're welcome to come to campus for a personalized visit or to attend on-campus admissions events.

If you are not able to visit campus right away, you can meet with us at various locations around the country, or even online.

On-Campus Events

Wisconsin MBA Preview Days

Each fall, prospective students connect with the faculty, staff, and students who make the Wisconsin MBA Program special during Wisconsin MBA Preview Days. On October 9–10, 2016, you are invited to meet our inclusive, team-oriented, and enthusiastic students, who are eager to share their path to the Wisconsin School of Business with you.

Here’s what you can expect:
  • Understand the benefits of being intentional in your career with a specialized MBA
  • Gain insider tips from the admissions team on how you can create your most competitive application for admission and merit-based financial aid
  • Learn how academic and experiential learning opportunities help Wisconsin MBA students outperform the competition
  • Attend a lecture and engage in an interactive class activity
  • Explore the Wisconsin School of Business, home of the Wisconsin MBA Program, and understand how our students and alumni continue to think innovatively
  • Meet the Career Management Team and learn how they help students explore their interests and reach their career goals
  • Chat with students to better understand the Wisconsin MBA culture, and see what life in business school is actually like

You can preview the agenda for Wisconsin MBA Preview Days here.

Register today! For those needing lodging, there is a discounted hotel room block available. Sign up and make your hotel reservations before September 10, 2016 to be a part of this group. Information about hotel accommodations, travel, and other logistics will be provided after you register.

October 9–10, 2016

Sunday, 1:30–8:00 p.m.
Monday, 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA

The Wisconsin MBA is committed to fostering diverse perspectives in the classroom and beyond. On November 6–7, 2016, Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA will provide an opportunity to engage in an open dialogue about the importance of diversity in business. The event also provides a comprehensive introduction to the Wisconsin MBA experience.

  • Learn more about The Consortium for Graduate Management
  • Explore the importance of diverse thought in business with the director of diversity and inclusion at the Wisconsin School of Business
  • Get an insider’s view of the admissions process and learn about merit aid
  • Understand the benefits of being intentional in your career with a specialized MBA
  • Learn how academic and experiential learning opportunities help Wisconsin MBA students outperform the competition
  • Attend a lecture and engage in a case analysis and discussion
  • Meet the Career Management Team and learn how they help students explore their interests and reach their career goals
  • Attend a panel discussion to hear the student perspective on the Wisconsin MBA culture
  • Chat with students in networking sessions to learn what life in business school is actually like

You can preview the agenda for the Wisconsin Diversity Summit here.

Register today! For those needing lodging, there is a discounted hotel room block available. Sign up and make your hotel reservations before October 7, 2016 to be a part of this group. Information about hotel accommodations, travel, and other logistics will be provided after you register.

November 6–7, 2016

Sunday, 1:30–8:00 p.m.
Monday, 8:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

Information Sessions

These sessions will introduce you to the Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program, help you explore the career specializations, and provide you an overview of the program benefits. We will share tips for helping you create the most competitive application for admission. Plus, you will have a chance to ask questions of current students, who will be on hand to provide an insider view of the program and answer your questions.

Interested applicants are invited to attend information sessions offered on the following dates:

Location Date Time
Grainger Hall, Room 2450 Aug. 17, 2016 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2450 Oct. 26, 2016 6:00–7:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

Wisconsin MBA on the Road

The Wisconsin MBA Comes to You

The Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program hosts several admissions and recruitment events throughout the year. You can connect face-to-face with admissions team members, students, and alumni at these events. Each event also incorporates a career-related workshop, providing useful information that will help you succeed in your career. Wisconsin MBA events are hosted in cities such as Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Des Moines, and Chicago.

Information about upcoming receptions will be available soon. Please check back for more information.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

National MBA Tours

The Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program participates in national admissions and recruitment events that take place in numerous cities nationwide. Program representatives will be on hand to share information about the Wisconsin MBA. We encourage you to meet us on the road and ask the questions that matter most. Please view the schedule here.

Would you like to meet with a member of the Admissions Team during one of these events? You can register online for a small group meeting to discuss your questions about the Wisconsin MBA and application process.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

Online Events

Online Chat Sessions

If you can’t travel to Madison to visit campus, meet with us online for an interactive questions-and-answers session. Our web-based chat sessions enable you to interact with the admissions team and current students in real time. These sessions are open to everyone.

Date Time Subject
Aug. 16, 2016 8:30–9:30 a.m. CT Application Tips and Tricks: De-Mystifying the Application Process
Aug. 30, 2016 1:00–2:00 p.m. CT Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA Program/The Consortium: What Is It and How Can It Help Me?
Sept. 14, 2016 9:00–9:30 a.m. CT Careers in Marketing (Brand, Marketing Research)
Sept. 22, 2016 12:15–1:00 p.m. CT Weighing Full-Time vs. Part-Time MBA Options*
Oct. 5, 2016 9:00–9:30 a.m. CT Careers in Finance (Risk Management and Insurance, Applied Security Analysis, and Corporate Finance and Investment Banking)
Oct. 18, 2016 8:00–9:00 a.m. CT How to Stand Out as an International Applicant*
Oct. 26, 2016 9:00–9:30 a.m. CT Careers in Strategic Human Resource Management, Arts Administration, and Real Estate
Nov. 3, 2016 9:00–9:30 a.m. CT Preparing for Entrepreneurship as a Wisconsin MBA Student
Nov. 10, 2016 12:15–1:00 p.m. CT Transitioning Back to Academia*
Nov. 16, 2016 9:00–9:30 a.m. CT Careers in Operations and Technology Management and Supply Chain Management
Dec. 1, 2016 8:00–8:45 a.m. CT How to Stand Out as an International Applicant
Dec. 5, 2016 12:15–1:00 p.m. CT Beginning an MBA Program: Considerations When You Have a Spouse, Partner, or Family*
Dec. 14, 2016 9:00–9:45 a.m. CT Application Tips and Tricks: Admissions Q&A About Applying–Round 2

* These chats are conducted solely by current Wisconsin MBA students and consist of a panel of students ready to answer your questions.

Transcripts of past online chats

Aug. 16, 2016
Aug. 30, 2016
Sept. 14, 2016
Sept. 22, 2016

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

For more information about any of our admissions events, contact the MBA Admissions Team.

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