Category: Admission Tips

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.


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.

Calling All Applicants: Simon’s 2018 Application is Open!

Happy Monday! We are very excited to announce that the 2018 application for Simon’s full-time programs is now open! Our first deadline is October 15, and we encourage applicants to apply early for maximum scholarship consideration.

Here’s a look at our four application deadlines for 2018 entry:

Application Round: Application Due: Notification By:
Round 1 October 15 December 15
Round 2 January 5 March 20
Round 3 March 15 April 30
Round 4 May 15 July 1

Applicants who apply by January 5 will be considered for participation in Scholarship Weekend – an invitation-only event where our largest merit awards, including full-tuition fellowships and named scholarships, are awarded.

Additionally, here are a few resources you may find useful while completing your application:

What’s Next?
We encourage you to read the application and its requirements thoroughly. Then, register for our upcoming webinar, Jump-Start Your Fall 2018 Simon Application, on Wednesday, July 19 from 9-10 a.m. EDT. During this webinar, a member of the Simon Admissions Committee will go over what’s new in the Fall 2018 application, provide advice on how to best prepare your application, and review resources that will help to give you a competitive edge. Register Now!

Then, once you’re ready, start your application!

Remember, if you have questions or need assistance in any way, please reach out to the Admissions Office – we’re here to help you throughout this exciting journey of applying to B-school. We look forward to receiving your application and connecting soon!

Trista’s Tips: What to Expect After Submitting Your Application

After you submit your business school application, you might have a few questions about what comes next. Trista Wesley, assistant director of admissions, breaks down the behind-the-scenes Admissions processes after an application deadline and offers tips on how to stay connected with Simon while you wait for a possible interview invitation.

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If you are still considering business school for Fall 2017, submit an application to Simon! We encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity, as there are still spots available for our MBA and MS programs and merit-based scholarship support will be offered to select candidates.

In Case You Missed It: View Our I-20 Webinar Recording

Do you have questions about the I-20 process? Associate Director of Admissions Operations & Financial Aid, Jason Buitrago, and International Services Office representatives offered advice about filling out the I-20 request form, the I-20 process and timelines, tips for student visa applications, and information about International Student Orientation programming in a recent webinar. If you missed the live webinar, view the recording to catch up on any important information you might have missed.

If you have any questions about the I-20 process or about financial aid at Simon, please email Jason for assistance.

We wish you all the best during the enrollment process!