Category: Podcasts

New on the Podcast: On-Campus Events Student Roundtable

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightFit is important when deciding on a business school, and at Simon we believe there is no better way to truly get a sense of what your life will be like as an MBA student than to experience it for yourself.

Julie Sadwick, senior associate director of admissions, chats with MBA students who visited Simon during the admissions process—they reflect on favorite campus visit memories, how attending events influenced their decision to enroll, and more!

MBA Panelists:
Emily Bader ’20 
Sean Dozier ’21 
Joshua West ’20 
Sayuri Yassuda ’20 

Check out our Experience Simon Weekend events for 2019-20 and mark your calendar. We hope to see you in soon in Rochester! 

Never miss an episode of Simon Bizcast—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone)
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts

Happy listening!

New on the Pod: The Full-Time Application is Live!

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightHeather Cobbett sits down with Julie Sadwick and Trista Kukucka, two members of Simon’s Admissions Committee, to discuss elements of Simon’s full-time application, pitfalls to avoid as you’re preparing to apply, common misconceptions about the process, and how to distinguish yourself as an excellent candidate.

View our application checklist to ensure you’re prepared with everything you’ll need to apply, and review our application deadlines to target the round that works best with your business school timeline. The checklist and deadlines are identical for MBA and MS applicants.

Next Steps:

Attend one of our live upcoming webinars and receive an application fee waiver (a $90 value).

Check your eligibility and receive personalized feedback on your fit with Simon—including advice and how to best position your candidacy—before you apply. Send a copy of your resume and test scores (if you have them) to CYE@simon.rochester.edu, and we’ll respond in 3–5 business days.

Start your application!

Never miss an episode of Simon Bizcast—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone),
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Happy listening!

New on the Pod: Preparing to Apply to Business School

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightRebekah Lewin, Simon’s assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, joins Heather to chat about the ways in which prospective students can use the summer months to prepare for business school before the application opens. Rebekah walks through the elements of the Simon application, pieces she recommends starting now, and her best advice on how to shine as a candidate. She also mentioned ways to engage with the Admissions Committee over the summer including:

Visiting Campus
If you’re interested in Simon’s full-time MBA, mark your calendar for Experience Simon Weekend with Diversity Conference on October 11–12 and Experience Simon Weekend with Women’s Conference on November 8–9. Our signature events allow you to picture yourself as a Simon student and offer the option to conduct your admissions interview in person. 

If you’re interested in one of our full-time MS programs, schedule an individual campus visit to get a taste of life as a Simon master’s student in Rochester. 

Check Your Eligibility
If you’re interested in getting personalized feedback on your candidacy before you apply, please email your résumé or CV (and test scores) to admissions@simon.rochester.edu. We will respond in 3–5 business days with our experienced feedback on your qualifications.
Never miss an episode—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone),
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Happy listening!

New on the Pod: Clubs at Simon

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightStudent-led clubs and organizations are an integral part of the MBA and MS student experience, allowing students to follow their passions outside of the classroom, develop leadership skills, and build their professional networks. Learn more about the various club offerings at Simon from Nate Kadar, director of student life in our Office of Student Engagement, and a panel of current and former club leaders:

David Pearlroth ’20 (MBA) – president, Simon Marketing Association; vice president of marketing, Simon Volunteers

Sam Drexler ’20 (MBA) – president, Simon Data Analytics; vice president of finance, Outdoor Adventure Club

Ben Johnson ’20 (MBA) – president, UNCorked; vice president of case competitions, Simon Marketing Association

Quentin Schneider ’20 (MBA) – president, Simon Finance & Investment Club; vice president of marketing, Simon School Venture Fund; vice president of finance, Club Europe

Arjun Arora ’19 (MBA) – outgoing president, Simon Pricing Club

Gavin Hall ’19 (MBA) – outgoing president, Simon Consulting Club; managing director, Simon VISION Consulting

Sanjan Panchal ’20 (MBA) – president, Simon Consulting Club

Aisha Yusuf ’19 (MBA) – outgoing president, Simon Volunteers; outgoing vice president of marketing, Simon National Black

Never miss an episode—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone),
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Happy listening!