Join our online Q&A: the secrets of successful MBA applications

Coronavirus has produced popular financial uncertainty and forced a switch from lecture rooms to on line learning about the past yr — yet desire for many MBA programmes all around the entire world has amplified.

That brings new criteria for prospective candidates: regardless of whether to apply to business faculties now, which kinds to approach, and how. So the FT has brought together a panel of industry experts joined to primary institutions to aid audience choose — in a webinar on Thursday March 11, at 5pm GMT.

Growing tuition fees and the opportunity expenses of offering up operate for analyze have lifted inquiries about the price of business training, and how to equilibrium quick-time period sacrifices with the gains of learning new abilities, making networks, and progressing or shifting a vocation.

The FT by itself ranks one hundred top world wide business faculties which offer you a broad wide variety of MBAs in diverse countries, occasionally combining periods on diverse campuses.

Applicants have to have to consider variables together with place, length, specialisms taught and fees billed. They may also be fascinated in the diversity of the university student physique and school, alternatives for international practical experience, and variable commitments to classes concentrated on social obligation.

Many will have to have to just take the GMAT business university entry check, and are trying to get tips to comprehend a lot more about the greatest methods to put together for the examinations, application letters and interviews.

Our panel incorporates:

  • Eddie Asbie, interim government director of admissions and economic aid at SC Johnson Graduate College of Administration at Cornell University

  • Virginie Fougea, world wide director of admissions and economic aid at Insead

  • David Simpson, recruitment and admissions director, MBA and Masters in Finance, London Business College and

  • Donna Swinford, affiliate dean for university student recruitment and admissions, MBAs, at the University of Chicago Booth College of Business.

They will be joined by Joy Jones, main product officer and normal manager, assessments, at the Graduate Administration Admission Council (GMAC) and Tarini Sundar, MBA (2020, Northwestern University Kellogg College of Administration), a product advertising and marketing manager at Salesforce.

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