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. 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.

Registration for Wisconsin MBA Preview Days has concluded for the current academic year. Please check back next fall to register for the 2017 Wisconsin MBA Preview Days.

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.

Registration for Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA has concluded for the current academic year. Please check back next fall to register for the 2017 Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA.

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 April 11, 2017 6:00–7:00 p.m.
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

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.

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.

Online chats (fall semester 2017)

Date Time Subject
Aug. 15, 2017 8:30–9:00 a.m. CT Applying to the Wisconsin MBA: Tips and Timelines for the Early Decision Deadline
Sept. 13, 2017 12:15–12:45 p.m. CT The Specialization Model: Finance (Applied Security Analysis, Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, Risk Management and Insurance)
Oct. 5, 2017 12:15–12:45 p.m. CT The Specialization Model: Management (Arts Administration, Real Estate, Strategic Human Resources Management)
Oct. 24, 2017 8:30–9:00 a.m. CT The Specialization Model: Marketing (Brand and Product Management, Marketing Research)
Nov. 15, 2017 8:30–9:00 a.m. CT The Specialization Model: Operations (Operations and Technology Management, Supply Chain Management)
Dec. 7, 2017 12:15–12:45 p.m. CT The Wisconsin MBA: A Culture of Diversity (The Wisconsin School of Business and The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management)
Dec. 20, 2017 8:30–9:00 a.m. CT Applying to the Wisconsin MBA: Tips and Timelines for the Round 2 Admissions Deadline

Transcripts of past online chats (2016–2017 academic year)

Date Subject
April 26, 2017 Student Chat: Landing that internship or full-time job
April 4, 2017 Military Experience + MBA – Success!
March 28, 2017 Student Chat: Life in Madison
March 8, 2017 Women in Business at the Wisconsin MBA
Feb. 22, 2017 Leadership at the Wisconsin MBA
Feb. 7, 2017 Student Chat: Wisconsin MBA Culture and Community
Jan. 25, 2017 The Wisconsin MBA Global Course 2017 - the Vietnam Experience
Dec. 14, 2016 Application Tips and Tricks: Admissions Q&A About Applying–Round 2
Dec. 5, 2016 Beginning an MBA Program: Considerations When You Have a Spouse, Partner, or Family
Dec. 1, 2016 How to Stand Out as an International Applicant
Nov. 16, 2016 Careers in Operations and Technology Management and Supply Chain Management
Nov. 10, 2016 Transitioning Back to Academia
Nov. 3, 2016 Preparing for Entrepreneurship as a Wisconsin MBA Student
Oct. 26, 2016 Careers in Strategic Human Resource Management, Arts Administration, and Real Estate
Oct. 18, 2016 How to Stand Out as an International Applicant
Oct. 5, 2016 Careers in Finance (Risk Management and Insurance, Applied Security Analysis, and Corporate Finance and Investment Banking)
Sept. 22, 2016 Weighing Full-Time vs. Part-Time MBA Options
Sept. 14, 2016 Careers in Marketing (Brand, Marketing Research)
Aug. 30, 2016 Diversity at the Wisconsin MBA Program/The Consortium: What Is It and How Can It Help Me?
Aug. 16, 2016 Application Tips and Tricks: De-Mystifying the Application Process
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.