Chicago MBA & Business Master's Conference

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Chicago Hilton
720 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
5:00pm - 9:30pm



5:00pm-9:30pm Registration Opens
Registration remains open throughout the entire conference
5:00pm-5:25pm Nine Rules for Creating Standout B-School Essays
by mbaMission
5:30pm-5:55pm Top 10 MBA Application Pitfalls
by Personal MBA Coach
6:00pm-6:25pm Admissions Panel
Preparing Your Application for Business School
6:00pm-6:25pm The Consortium
6:30pm-6:55pm Individual School Presentations
Carnegie Mellon, IESE, Wash U
7:00pm-7:25pm Individual School Presentations
Cambridge, Toronto, Indiana
7:30pm-7:55pm Individual School Presentations
U of Chicago, UCLA, Rice
8:00pm-9:30pm MBA Fair
Meet with admissions representatives and alumni
8:00pm-8:25pm Understanding and Preparing for the GMAT Exam
8:30pm-8:55pm Selecting the Right Business School and Financing Your Graduate Education
by Dr. Don Martin, former Admissions Dead at Chicago Booth
9:00pm-9:25pm Maximizing your ROI on the GMAT
by Manhattan Prep

Meet Personal MBA Coach founder and Wharton alum, Scott Edinburgh, to discuss your profile. Plus email your resume to for an advanced resume review.

Grad School Roadmap: Receive a free copy of the second edition of Don Martin’s book, Road Map for Graduate Study, released in July 2018.

Manhattan Prep is offering a $150 discount off any of our complete courses for attendees of the event.

mbaMission will offer free, one-on-one, 30-minute consultations with one of their top-rated admissions experts. Space is limited – click here to sign up and be sure to note “MBA Tour” on your form. 

BeenThere‘s founders will be providing 1:1 consultations at their table to help you navigate any questions in your MBA applications! Sign up here to lock in your time and receive a 10% discount on any services!



Meet face-to-face with admissions representatives in small groups.

Admissions Panel

Improve your business school application with advice from admissions representatives.

School Presentations

Learn more about and compare various business programs.

Networking Fair

Network with alumni, fellow applicants, and admissions representatives.



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