The MBA Summit

Michigan Ross, Wharton, and Kellogg sound off: What will it take to get in next year?

Top B-school admissions officials discuss everything you need to know about the upcoming admissions cycle. Plus, Boston Consulting Group’s CEO and Facebook’s global head of partnerships digital marketing give you the inside scoop about what the future of the work world looks like and how the MBA will be your best advantage going forward.

If you’re applying to business school in the next one to two years, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in business and business education. 

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The Future of Work and the MBA 

May 12, 2021 | Noon EDT

Join the CEO of Boston Consulting Group, global head of partnerships digital marketing at Facebook, and chair of the management & organizations area at Michigan Ross as they weigh in on what’s going back to normal, what’s the “new normal,” and what the new world of work means for MBAs.

Brandi PittsBrandi Pitts
Global Head of Partnerships Digital Marketing at Facebook


Rich LesserRich Lesser
Chief Executive Officer at BCG


Sue AshfordSue Ashford
Area Chair of the Management & Organizations Department at Michigan Ross


John ByrneJohn Byrne
CEO & Editor-In-Chief, Poets&Quants


What Will It Take To Get In This Year?

May 13, 2021 | Noon EDT

Admissions directors from Michigan Ross, Wharton, and Kellogg sound off on what it will take to get into a top B-school this year. Following the panel discussion, you’ll have the opportunity to join video chats and speak directly with gatekeepers at these schools. 

Soojin KwonSoojin Kwon
Managing Director, Full-Time MBA Admissions at Michigan Ross


Blair MannixBlair Mannix
Director of Admissions at The Wharton School


Kate SmithKate Smith
Assistant Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid at Kellogg School of Management


John ByrneJohn Byrne
CEO & Editor-In-Chief, Poets&Quants

Take a Listen: MBA Summit Podcasts

Get access to exclusive podcasts from current MBA students and alumni who came together to talk about the MBA experience.

The Fauci Effect: a Career in Healthcare during a Global Pandemic

Two Michigan Ross MBA candidates and a Michigan Ross alum talk about what it’s been like to pursue a career in the business side of healthcare during a global pandemic, why interest in this field is growing, and how MBAs might impact healthcare in the years to come.

Code Switching: The International Student Experience in B-schools

MBA candidates talk about what life is like in business school for international students, what’s surprised them, what’s been challenging, and how they determined which school was right for them.

Women Changing Business as Usual

Women are close to achieving parity in business school enrollments. These brilliant women have turned convention on its head - expanding how we think about the MBA and redefining what you can do with it.

What Does It Really Take to Land Your Post-MBA Dream Job?

MBA candidates and the managing director of career development at Michigan Ross take on the topics of recruiting, career switching, and the preparation and commitment it really takes to land the post-MBA job of your dreams.

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