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GMAT and GRE Workshops

The Wisconsin Professional MBA Program offers GMAT and GRE strategy workshops to help you increase your potential score. There is no cost to attend.

Our presenter is a highly-rated instructor with 10 years of experience in the test-prep industry. She has presented to hundreds of prospective students over the years and currently teaches GMAT and GRE classes in the Madison area.

During this complimentary strategy workshop, she will demonstrate key test concepts and show you how to identify the correct methods to solve problems. She asks you to come prepared with any questions or reservations you have about the exam, as this is the perfect opportunity for help!

Corporate Recruiting

Learn how the Wisconsin Professional MBA will help your performance as a business leader by attending our corporate recruiting events. We partner with organizations to hold informational sessions to give you an inside look at what it’s like in the program. If your organization is listed below, attend and start on your track to an MBA.

If you have any questions about events, please contact the MBA admissions team.

Upcoming Admissions Events

Sep 17

Application Drop-in Session

Friday, September 17 — 12:00pm1:00pm

Drop-in to this open house style, virtual event to ask members of our admissions team questions about the application. Registration is not required.

Sep 28

Graduate Admissions Exam Strategy Workshops

Tuesday, September 28 — 5:30pm8:15pm

Join members of the admissions team for this free, virtual GMAT and GRE strategy workshop. Learn from a highly-rated instructor with 10 years of experience in the test preparation industry as you learn key test concepts and understand how to methodically solve exam problems. Please come prepared with the questions most important to you, as this is the perfect opportunity for help!

Sep 30

Application Webinar

Thursday, September 30 — 12:00pm12:30pm

Join the admissions team for an informative chat/webinar series designed to familiarize you with the admissions process, and provide guidance on how to produce a competitive application. This is a virtual event.

Sep 30

M. Keith Weikel Speaker Series featuring Thasunda Brown Duckett

Thursday, September 30 — 5:00pm8:00pm

Join us for the M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series event on Friday, September 30, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, featuring Thasunda Brown Duckett, President and CEO of TIAA

Location: The Plenary Room (1310 Grainger Hall)

This event will be held in person. A live stream of the event is also available for those who register at least 24 hours in advance.

Registration

Registering in advance allows us to prepare an attendee list for distribution, as well as manage logistics and catering. Live-stream attendees will receive the event link 24-hours in advance.

Event Details

What to bring and dress code: Name tags will be provided for registered alumni and their guests. Bring business cards for the networking receptions. The suggested dress code is business casual. Please note that masks are currently required indoors at UW-Madison and throughout Dane County.

What to expect: The pre-reception from 5:00 to 6:00 is held in the east atrium followed by the presentation from 6:00 to 7:00 in the Plenary room. A post-reception will follow from 7:00 to 8:00 in the east atrium. There will be light appetizers and refreshments including wine and beer. The speaker will be live-streamed from 6:00-7:00 pm Central; registration is required to receive the link.

Parking: Parking for a fee may be available under Grainger in Lot 7 (off of Brooks Street) and is subject to special events. For more parking information, visit http://transportation.wisc.edu/parking/lotinfo_hours.aspx.

Learn more about the M. Keith Weikel Speaker Series.

Oct 5

Professional MBA Virtual Information Session

Tuesday, October 5 — 6:00pm6:30pm

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Professional MBA Program. Members of the admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. This is a virtual event. Register here.

Oct 17

Inside Look: The Professional MBA

Sunday, October 17 — 10:00am3:00pm

Join us on Sunday, October 17, in Grainger Hall, to experience a day in the life of a Professional MBA student.

This event will provide you the opportunity to:

  • Network with current students and learn about their experiences in the program
  • Attend an in-person class with current students
  • Learn more about the Professional MBA and the application process
  • Connect with the career management team for a professional development workshop
  • Tour Grainger Hall – home to the Wisconsin MBA

Register today for Inside Look: The Professional MBA.

This event will take place in person.

Oct 21

Application Drop-in Session

Thursday, October 21 — 4:00pm5:00pm

Drop-in to this open house style, virtual event to ask members of our admissions team questions about the application. Registration is not required.

Oct 22

Webinar: Wisconsin Women Perspective

Friday, October 22 — 12:30pm1:00pm

Join the admissions team and female MBA students for an informative webinar to learn about the experience of women in the Wisconsin MBA program. Learn more about the Wisconsin MBA program and ask any questions you might have about the MBA program. This is a virtual event. Register now. 

Oct 29

Application Drop-in Session

Friday, October 29 — 12:00pm1:00pm

Drop-in to this open house style, virtual event to ask members of our admissions team questions about the application. Registration is not required.

Nov 11

Graduate Admissions Exam Strategy Workshops

Thursday, November 11 — 5:30pm8:15pm

Join members of the admissions team for this free, virtual GMAT and GRE strategy workshop. Learn from a highly-rated instructor with 10 years of experience in the test preparation industry as you learn key test concepts and understand how to methodically solve exam problems. Please come prepared with the questions most important to you, as this is the perfect opportunity for help!

Nov 14

Inside Look: The Professional MBA

Sunday, November 14 — 11:00am3:00pm

Join us on Sunday, November 14, in Grainger Hall, to experience a day in the life of a Professional MBA student.

This event will provide you the opportunity to:

  • Network with current students and learn about their experiences in the program
  • Attend an in-person class with current students
  • Learn more about the Professional MBA and the application process
  • Tour Grainger Hall – home to the Wisconsin MBA

Register today for Inside Look: The Professional MBA.

This event will take place in person.

Nov 18

Webinar: Which MBA is right for you?

Thursday, November 18 — 12:00pm12:30pm

Join the admissions team to learn more about why an MBA is a valuable degree and gain an understanding of the three MBA programs at the Wisconsin School of Business to determine which program is right for you. This is a virtual event.

Dec 7

Application Webinar

Tuesday, December 7 — 12:00pm12:30pm

Join the admissions team for an informative chat/webinar series designed to familiarize you with the admissions process, and provide guidance on how to produce a competitive application. This is a virtual event.

Dec 15

Professional MBA Virtual Information Session

Wednesday, December 15 — 5:30pm6:00pm

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Professional MBA Program. Members of the admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. This is a virtual event.