2022 Washington D.C. Forté MBA Forum

2022 Washington D.C. Forté MBA Forum

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Washington DC Renaissance Hotel

999 Ninth Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

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Join us to discover the value of an MBA!

About this event

Forté MBA Forums are designed for those considering an MBA — whether you're a high achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level.

Forté’s free MBA Forums are held annually to empower you with information about the value of an MBA. You'll make critical connections with admissions reps, MBA alumni, and students from top business schools in North America and Europe while gaining exclusive insights to the MBA admissions process.

This MBA Forum is sponsored by GMAT, Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business), and Indiana University - Bloomington (Kelley School of Business).

Event Schedule

5:45 pm — Registration Opens

6-8:15 pm — Business School & Exhibitor Expo

  • Connect with admissions reps from top business schools
  • Learn about the admissions process
  • Find the program that's the best fit for you
  • Networking reception with light refreshments

6:20-7 pm — School Sponsor Presentations

  • 6:20-6:40 pm - CMU, Tepper School of Business Presentation
  • 6:40-7 pm - Indiana University, Kelley School of Business Presentation

7-7:45 pm — MBA Alumni Panel

Hear advice and stories from MBA alumni in various industries and career stages about how they chose a career, what motivated them to pursue an MBA, and the successes and challenges they’ve faced.

Panelists TBA.

8:15-9 pm — Admissions Panel

Seasoned MBA Admissions professionals discuss admissions requirements, researching schools, the application process, and financing your MBA. Schools presenting will vary by location.

Panelists TBA.

We encourage you to attend some or all of the sessions. Feel free to come and go as necessary.

Dress — Smart Business Casual

COVID-19 Guidelines for this event

Forté is committed to hosting a safe event for all participants and to this end, requires all attendees to comply with safety precautions specified by local and state governments and specific venue policies in addition to other CDC guidelines and recommendations.

Be prepared to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test at event check-in. Please do not attend if you have experienced COVID-19 symptoms such as: fever, fatigue, difficulty breathing, dry cough or other symptoms within 72 hours prior to arrival. We also encourage you to wear a mask, however, it is not required unless mandated by venue, local, or state policy

Meet with Business Schools & Exhibitors

Forté MBA Forums are your best chance to meet with admissions reps from the world’s best business schools.

Arizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business) • Carnegie Mellon U Columbia Business School • Columbia Business School • Cornell University (Johnson School of Management) • Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business) • Duke University (The Fuqua School of Business) • Emory University (Goizueta Business School) • ESADE Business School • George Washington University (School of Business) • Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business) • Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business) • Harvard Business School • IE Business School • IESE Business School • IMD Business School • Indiana University - Bloomington (Kelley School of Business) • INSEAD • Johns Hopkins University • London Business School •  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan School of Management) • Michigan State University (Broad College of Business) • New York University (Stern School of Business) • Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) • Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business) • Penn State (Smeal College of Business) • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) • Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • University of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business) • University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA Anderson School of Management) • University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) • University of Maryland (Smith School of Business) • University of Michigan (Ross School of Business) • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler Business School)University of Notre Dame (Mendoza College of Business)University of Oxford (Saïd Business School)University of Rochester (Simon Business School) • University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business) • University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business)University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management)University of Virginia (Darden School of Business)University of Washington (Foster School of Business)University of Wisconsin Madison (Wisconsin School of Business) •  Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management)Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School)Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania • Yale School of Management

American University (Kogod School of Business) • University of Colorado Boulder (Leeds School of Business) • University of South Carolina (Darla Moore School of Business)

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