GMAC to Host GMATCH Virtual MBA Fair November 22-23
The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) will host an online MBA fair next month designed to give prospective applicants a convenient and cost-free way to interact with admissions representatives from dozens of top business schools from around the world.
The GMATCH Virtual MBA Fair, scheduled for November 22nd and 23rd, will feature virtual booths for participating schools and a multimedia auditorium filled with material about the schools and management education in general. Using webcams, participants will be able to interact face to face with admissions representatives, alumni and current students at their target schools.
The online event will be open for four hours on each day at times designed to correspond to time zones in different parts of the world. The November 22nd session will be optimal for people in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, while the session set for November 23rd is aimed at individuals in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands.
More than 40 business schools have signed up to participate, including London Business School, INSEAD, the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the UCLA Anderson School of Management, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Nanyang Business School.
“Today’s global economy means international recruitment is particularly important for MBA programs around the world,” Julia Tyler, GMAC’s executive vice president of member services and school marketing, said in a statement announcing the event. “GMAC is pleased to play a key role in helping business schools and students tap the power of technology to connect with each other conveniently and effectively, no matter where they happen to be,” she continued.