The Economist – Which MBA? Online Fair – 2/6/12

Our friends at The Economist are hosting an online fair for all of you who promised yourself this would be the year that you pursued your MBA and want to get an early start.  On February 6th and February 7th, you can attend their MBA fair without having to leave your office!

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What can you expect?

You may already know that an MBA can you help you stay competitive and advance your career in today’s challenging economy. But how will you know which business school is right for you?

The Economist’s Which MBA? Online Fair connects you with dozens of business schools, all in one place at one time. Like a traditional MBA fair, candidates can meet business school representatives, gather information and compare programs, but with the Which MBA? Online Fair, you can do it from the convenience of  your own home of office computer. Here’s what to expect:

Business school “virtual booths”

Browse dozens of business schools by clicking on their “virtual booths.” Inside each school’s booth, you will find three different areas:
Reception:    Here you can read the school’s profile and download brochures and other key pieces of information. You can also visit the school’s website, join its social networks and read testimonials.

Chat room:    By entering this room, you will be able to chat with admissions officers, alumni, professors and current students in a group or one-on-one discussion. View a list of scheduled chats by visiting the “Schedule” once you log in.

Multimedia:  In the multimedia area, you can watch videos and browse photos to get a better idea of what the school looks and feels like.

Interactive webinars
Several live webinars will also take place throughout the two-day fair. Visitors can see a schedule of webinars by clicking on “Schedule” once you log in.

These webinars are hosted by MBA admissions officers, deans, professors and Economist editors, offering you an inside look at specific programs and the MBA experience. Type in your questions and they will be answered live by the webinar host.

Live global sessions

You can visit the fair at any time on February 6th and 7th, but it’s best to log in during one of the live sessions when business schools will be online and ready to meet you:

• February 6th: 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
• February 6th: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
• February 7th: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
• February 7th: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Special features:

Submit your resume: You may upload your resume upon logging in.  It will be visible to all business school representatives at the fair.

Access additional resources: At the Information Desk, you can access a list of MBA resources including scholarship organizations, admissions and test prep consultants, MBA blogs and more.

Take the compatibility profile: Answer a few questions to find the exhibiting schools that most closely match your preferences.

Browse business schools – Make the right connections – Find your MBA program

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