Undergraduate Admissions Blog

Undergraduate Admissions Blog
After reading the various social media threads over the weekend, I wanted to clear up a few details about our Michigan Ross BBA decision release process.
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Engagement in student clubs and organizations has always been a critical part of our admission review process for U-M cross-campus transfer students and those looking to transfer to Michigan Ross from another institution. This year, things are a bit different. H ere is how will consider transfer students’ involvement during the pandemic.
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At Ross, there are numerous ways BBA students can engage in impact-oriented opportunities while in business school. I’m happy to share examples of how our students have used their business skills to make a positive difference locally, nationally, and around the world.
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Each year, we release our Michigan Ross Preferred Admission decision schedule in January. Here are the dates you need to know.
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The earliest you could possibly hear an admission decision from Michigan Ross is February. Let me take you through what happens between now and then, and what exactly do we do with your application after you submit it.
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To provide clarity and transparency, here is how the Michigan Ross undergraduate admissions team will view this optional new essay.
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In April, I wrote a blog on the many ways that prospective students could engage with myself and the Michigan Ross Admissions Team during the pandemic. Here are new opportunities, along with how we've been able to successfully connect with other prospective students.
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Each year, orientation serves to help all incoming students effectively transition to Michigan Ross and the U-M by introducing the community and opportunities available.
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This is an uncertain time, but one thing you can be certain of is that there are many ways to engage with the Michigan Ross Admissions Team during the COVID-19 pandemic, even while we are all practicing social distancing.
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As associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, I’d like to tell you about a handful of transformational experiences and opportunities that are a part of The Michigan Ross Difference.
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Each year, we release our Ross Preferred Admission decision schedule in January. Our goal in providing these dates is to help alleviate a bit of the concerns students may feel while awaiting their college application decisions.
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When the U-M Office of Undergraduate Admissions releases Early Action admission decisions by Dec. 24 each year, some applicants will have their final admission decision postponed to a later day. This may spark some anxiety, but there is no need to panic. To help ease concerns, I wanted to address some common questions related to being postponed and how that affects your Michigan Ross BBA application.
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Toward the end of the fall semester, the Ross Transfer Application will go live as we begin to prepare for the second BBA admission cycle. This made me think about our process and how it might be worth a deeper dive.
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With so much happening in the Michigan Ross BBA Program this fall, the semester is off to a great start. As usual, several insightful and fun events brought students together and set them up for another year of success.
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As an admissions professional, when I think of Thanksgiving, I think of the image I often hear from colleagues of how we enjoy the holiday by feasting on a turkey leg in one hand and using the other to review applications. And to some extent, this is quite true! So let’s talk about where we are in the application review process.
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We have a rubric for each aspect of our application materials that guide our reading team when assessing applications for admission. Here are several elements within our rubric as it relates to the Business Case Discussion element of the Ross Admissions Portfolio.
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Summer internships are a cornerstone of the final years of a Michigan Ross BBA experience, and over the last few months, our students have logged hundreds of hours working around the globe in internships that took them out of their comfort zones and prepared them to have an impact starting on day one of their future careers.
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Here are three things you should do before you put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboards) and start filling out the Michigan Ross BBA admissions application:
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One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from prospective BBA students is some variation of: Do I need to get an MBA after my BBA? It’s simultaneously a question with an easy answer and worthy of complex consideration.
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As you make plans to visit colleges this summer, it’s important to know why you’re taking the time to make the trip and explore campuses in the first place. You want to be sure you’re looking for more than just an impressive building, a big quad area where students gather, or a library that looks like Hogwarts (we have all of those, by the way)
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We’ve noticed that a lot of parents of students read this blog, and it’s understandable that they feel the need to help their student prepare for college as well. So this year, I wanted to take a moment to share what parents should expect at Summer Orientation and how they can prepare students for the experience at orientation and beyond.
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We recently introduced a new theme community for first-year Ross BBAs that will bring together like-minded students onto a single floor of a residence hall during their first-year on campus.
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When we started this blog, one of our motivations was to offer our prospective students and parents a realistic and authentic view into the entirety of the college application and admissions process. And that extends to the world of financial aid.
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For the first time ever, we’re letting you know exactly when our decisions will be released. In the past, all we could say was that we release decisions on Fridays at 5 p.m. ET, and for a lot of our prospective students, that was frustratingly vague.

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