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 Interview Day

Monday, May 20, 2019

The Wisconsin MBA Admissions Team would like to invite any applicant applying for the June 1 deadline to join us on campus for an admissions interview day.  This event allows you the opportunity to:

  • Conduct your official admissions interview in-person
  • Meet with the MBA Career Management Team
  • Connect with current students during lunch
  • Tour Grainger Hall
  • Explore the UW campus and downtown Madison

If you are interested in joining us May 20, you will need to:

  • Register for the event by May 10
  • Have started your application
  • Select your career specialization of choice
  • Upload a current resume

You will have until June 1 to submit your application with the remaining required materials.

After reviewing your pre-applications status, we will confirm an interview time between 8:30 -11:15 a.m. and 1:30-3:45 p.m. Lunch will be provided. You may also attend a career management workshop before or after lunch to learn more about the services our team provides.

If you are not able to join us, we will invite candidates to meet with us after June 1 via a video platform.

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

Wisconsin MBA Diversity and Inclusion Forum & Preview Day

Sunday, September 30, 2018 – Monday, October 1, 2018

The Wisconsin MBA Admissions Team welcomes all candidates to meet faculty, staff, and students during the Wisconsin MBA Diversity and Inclusion Forum & Preview Day. Learn more about the admissions process and understand how you can craft a strategic and intentional application. Meet our inclusive, team-oriented, and enthusiastic students, who are eager to share their path to business school. Network with the decision-makers and build connections that will last throughout the application process. Bring your own distinct perspective to the Wisconsin School of Business and share what experiences make you a unique candidate for the Wisconsin MBA Class of 2021. 

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Gain insider tips from the admissions team on how you can create your most competitive application for admission and merit-based financial aid
  • Explore the importance of diverse thought and experience in business with staff from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the Wisconsin School of Business
  • Connect with staff of the 10 specializations to better understand program details and identify your area of interest
  • Network with current students and gain insight into life as an MBA student at the Wisconsin School of Business
  • Learn how focused academics and experiential learning opportunities help prepare Wisconsin MBA students for success after graduation
  • Learn from passionate faculty during an interactive class that mirrors the Wisconsin MBA student experience
  • Meet the MBA Career Management Team and learn how they help students explore their interests and reach their career goals

To learn more about these events, we encourage you to review the current agenda.

Registration for this event has closed.

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 Activity
Grainger Hall, Room 3070 Oct. 10, 2018 6:00–7:00 p.m. UW Madison Undergraduate Students Only- Wisconsin MBA Information Session
Engineering Hall, Room 175 Dec. 5, 2018 5:00–6:00 p.m. UW Madison Undergraduate Students Only - Wisconsin MBA Information Session
Grainger Hall, Room 2450 Feb. 6, 2019 4:45–6:30 p.m. 4:45 – 5:30 PM – Coffee with Current Students (optional), 5:30 – 6:30 PM – Information Session

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

Wisconsin MBA on the Road

Current Student Coffee Chats

Meet up with current students and learn how the Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program can move your career forward. These informal gatherings at local coffee shops in select cities will give you a valuable opportunity to ask questions and gain unique insights in a relaxed setting.

Date Time Location
Dec. 17, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. Stone Creek Coffee, 8340 W Bluemound Rd, Wauwatosa, WI
Dec. 18, 2018 11:00 a.m.–Noon Kneader's, 4833 Edgewood Drive Suite 200, Provo, UT
Dec. 21, 2018 4:30–5:30 p.m. Collectivo, 2530 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Dec. 21, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. Starbucks, 1216 Miller Park Way, Milwaukee, WI
Dec. 22, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. Biggby Coffee, 3140 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI
Dec. 28, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. Amelie's Cafe, 840 Marietta St NW, Atlanta, GA
Dec. 28, 2018 10:00–11:00 a.m. Starbucks, 2130 N Glen Oaks Blvd, Burbank, CA
Dec. 28, 2018 11:00 a.m.–Noon Barrque's, 127 W Washington Ave, Madison, WI
Dec. 28, 2018 10:00–11:00 a.m. Oakmount Bakery, 531 Allegheny Ave, Oakmount, PA
Dec. 28, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. Starbucks, 1240 US-45 #200, Vernon Hills, IL
Dec. 29, 2018 9:00–10:00 a.m. Chicago Athletic Association, Second Floor, 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Jan. 2, 2019 10:00–11:00 a.m. Common Ground Coffee, 2644 Branch St, Middleton, WI

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

LGBTQ Pre-MBA Admissions Summit & Expo

The Wisconsin MBA Program will be attending the LGBTQ MBA Admissions Summit and Expo as a part of the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) Conference. Meet with a member of the admissions committee to learn more about our diverse community of students during the 1:00 – 4:00 PM programming. Register today to reserve your spot!

Date Subject Time Location
Oct. 6, 2018 LGBTQ MBA Admissions Summit 10:00 a.m.–Noon Minneapolis, MN
Oct. 6, 2018 Information Chats w/ MBA Programs 1:00–4:00 p.m. Minneapolis, MN

Registration for this event has closed.

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.

Date Time Subject Location
Oct. 3, 2018 6:00–9:00 p.m. Consortium MAPS: Houston View details and register for Consortium MAPS: Houston
Oct. 8, 2018 6:30–8:00 p.m. Inside the MBA: Minneapolis View details and register for Inside the MBA: Minneapolis
Oct. 9, 2018 6:30–8:30 p.m. Inside the MBA: Chicago View details and register for Inside the MBA: Chicago
Oct. 13, 2018 1:30–6:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Houston View details and register for QS Houston
Oct. 16, 2018 4:30–9:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Austin View details and register for QS Austin
Oct. 17, 2018 4:30–9:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Dallas View details and register for QS Dallas
Oct. 18, 2018 4:30–9:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Minneapolis View details and register for QS Minneapolis
Oct. 20, 2018 1:30–6:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Chicago View details and register for QS Chicago
Oct. 22, 2018 4:30–9:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Salt Lake City View details and register for QS Salt Lake City
Oct. 23, 2018 4:30–9:00 p.m. QS World MBA Tour: Denver View details and register for QS Denver

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

Online Events

Webinar Recordings


Webinar Recordings: Wisconsin MBA Application Dash Webinar Series

Date Subject
March 26, 2019 Résumés & Recommendations
April 2, 2019 Essays & Admissions Interview

Webinar Recordings: Wisconsin MBA Application Spring Webinar Series

Date Subject
April 16, 2019 The Wisconsin MBA: How to Prepare Your Finances for a Full-Time MBA
Nov. 26, 2018 Work Experience & Résumés
Nov. 19, 2018 Essays and the Official Admissions Interview
Nov. 12, 2018 Academics & Standardized Test Scores
Nov. 5, 2018 Indicating Interest in the Wisconsin MBA Program and Recommendations

Webinar Recordings

Date Subject
March 14, 2019 The Wisconsin MBA: Career Outcomes & Career Services
Feb. 14, 2019 The Wisconsin MBA: How it Advanced my Career
July 11, 2018 Preparing Your Application for the Early Decision Deadline
If you have any questions about these events, please contact the MBA Admissions Team.

Podcast

If you are eager to learn more about the Full-Time MBA in an easily accessible format, check out our podcast series. Each month throughout the semester, the admissions team will share details about the program, admissions, and other timely topics.

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

Forté Virtual Forum for Women

Forté is a non-profit consortium of companies and business schools working to change the balance of power in the workplace. The Wisconsin School of Business is a Forté sponsor school which allows prospective students to join unique events and opportunities.

The Wisconsin MBA Admissions Team will be attending the Forté Virtual MBA Forum for Women to provide insight into the Wisconsin MBA Program, share information about applying to business school, and answer questions unique to your candidacy.

April 4, 2019

11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. CT

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

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