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Trista’s Tips: Making the Most of a Business School Fair

We’re in the midst of travel season here at Simon, and because we are meeting several times per week with prospective students domestically and abroad, we thought the timing would be right to offer some advice for maximizing your time at a graduate business school fair. Trista Wesley, assistant director of admissions and one of our staff member who you might meet out on the road, breaks down how to prepare for and make the best impression during your next fair.

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We hope to connect with you out on the road! Check our travel schedule to find out when we’ll be coming to a city near you.

In the meantime, we encourage you to take the first step toward your future at Simon. Apply now.

Interested in application tips? Tune in to our “Preparing to Apply and Common Application Mistakes to Avoid” webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 30. at 12 p.m EDT.

Meet Simon’s MS Class of 2018!

Classes officially began for students in our four MS programs – Accountancy, Business Analytics, Finance, and Marketing Analytics – on July 31, but before that the Class of 2018 got acquainted with one another at orientation. The students went on a bus tour around the City of Rochester, visited the Strong National Museum of Play, had a happy hour at Artisan Works, and competed in an “Amazing Race” of team building activities on the quad.

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MSBAMSF group shotTeamwork is a primary focus of orientation, and one of the core values of a Simon education. Here’s a closer look at our new “team” – the MS Class of 2018 – by the numbers:

  • 357 – Students in the Class of 2017
  • 15 – Countries of citizenship
  • 62 – Percentage of female students
  • 3.1-3.8 – Middle 80% GPA
  • 640-740 – Middle 80% GMAT score
  • 23 – Average age

In addition, before coming to Simon students in this cohort have interned or worked for the following companies: Accenture, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BMW Group, Citibank, Deloitte, EY, General Electric, HSBC Group, McKinsey & Company, Nestlé, Nielsen, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Prudential Financial, Starcom Media, and Target, among others.

We are excited to see where Simon takes our new students, and we hope that you will be among next year’s incoming class! Get started by applying now.

If you’re interested in more information our specialized master’s programs, attend our MS programs information session webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. EDT. If you have questions about the admissions process or about our Full-Time MS programs, please contact the Admissions Office at 585.275.3533 or admissions@simon.rochester.edu.

Meet Simon’s MBA Class of 2019!

August is a very exciting time for the Simon community, because it’s when we get to welcome our new students to campus! Classes officially began for our first-year MBA students on Aug. 4, but before that, the Class of 2019 got acquainted with one another at orientation. The students conquered a ropes course at Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures, visited the Strong National Museum of Play, and had the opportunity to build camaraderie during a Niagara Trek, where they rode Maid of the Mist in Niagara Falls and went to the Buffalo Zoo.

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MBA group shotTeamwork is a primary focus of orientation and one of the core values of a Simon education. Here’s a closer look at our new “team” – the Class of 2019 – by the numbers:

  • 105 – Students in the Class of 2019
  • 18 – Countries of citizenship
  • 5.2 – Average years of work experience
  • 33% – Percentage of female students
  • 2.9 – 3.8 – Middle 80% undergraduate GPA
  • 610-710 – Middle 80% GMAT score
  • 28 – Average age

In addition, before coming to Simon, students in this cohort have worked for the following companies: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Chevron, Deloitte Consulting, DuPont Pioneer, HSBC, IBM, Infosys, M&T Bank, Macy’s, Peace Corps, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Tata Consultancy Services, the United States Air Force, the United States Naval Reserve, and Vanguard Group, among others.

We are excited to see where Simon takes our new students, and we hope that you will be among next year’s incoming class! Get started by applying now.

If you’re interested in our MBA program and would like to be a member of our Class of 2020, take the first step of your b-school journey and attend our MBA program information session webinar tomorrow, Aug. 9 at 12 p.m. EDT. If you have questions about the admissions process or about our Full-Time MBA Program, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@simon.rochester.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

Admissions Travel Preview – August 2017

July was a full month of travel for the Admissions Office, and August promises to be just as busy! Here’s a peek at where you can meet up with Simon in the US and across the globe in the coming month:

Albert Chatigny '15 MBA and Nicole Guzski, senior assistant director of admissions, were impressed by the prospective students they spoke with in Atlanta in July.

Albert Chatigny ’15 MBA and Nicole Guzski, senior assistant director of admissions, were impressed by the prospective students they spoke with in Atlanta in July.

Saturday, August 12: Mexico City, Mexico – Marquis Reforma, 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 12: Toronto, Canada – Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, August 14: Lima, Peru – Swissotel Lima, 3:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Monday, August 14: Washington, D.C. – Renaissance Washington, DC, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Tuesday, August 15: Boston, MA – Liberty Mutual, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

 

Wednesday, August 16: Bogotá, Colombia – AR Centro de Convenciones Torre AR, 3:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16: Atlanta, GA – Doubletree by Hilton – Atlanta Buckhead, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Saturday, August 19: São Paulo, Brazil – Inter-Continental São Paulo, 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Gaurav Mittal and Bryan Carlo, rising second-year MBA students, assisted Jennifer Crandall, senior associate director of admissions, at a recruitment event in New York City in July.

Gaurav Mittal and Bryan Carlo, rising second-year MBA students, assisted Jennifer Crandall, senior associate director of admissions, at a recruitment event in New York City in July.

Monday, August 21: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro, 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 24: Mexico City, Mexico – Hotel Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Monday, August 28: Chicago, IL – Chicago Booth Gleacher Center, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Tuesday, August 29: New York City, NY – Goldman, Sachs & Co., 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Wednesday, August 30: New York City, NY – Goldman, Sachs & Co., 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Thursday, August 31: New York City, NY – NYU Stern School of Business Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (Consortium MAPS event)

Thursday, August 31: Toronto, Canada – One King West Hotel & Residence, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (MBA Forté Forum for Women)

Thursday, August 31: Beijing, China – Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel, 4:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Review our full travel schedule here, and we encourage you to request more information or contact the Admissions Office to receive emails when Simon is coming to a city near you. Use #SimonTravel on Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date with our travels and to share pictures from events!

If you can’t connect with us in person, we welcome you to register for our upcoming webinars to learn more about our full-time programs:

The Simon MBA – Wednesday, August 9 at 12 p.m. EDT
MS Programs Information Session – Wednesday, August 16 at 9 a.m. EDT