Simon Business School

Webinar Archive

The Simon MBA

Learn more about the Full-Time MBA program, the Simon difference, competitive strengths, the community, and the application process. (Date recorded: August 8, 2018)


Introduction to Simon's STEM Designated MBA Option

Simon’s full-time MBA program recently became the first in the country to offer a STEM option to students in every specialization. Learn more about this exciting option from our assistant dean of admissions and financial aid. (Date recorded: August 23, 2018)


Five Things You Need to Know About Simon’s STEM Designated MBA Option

Simon just announced a new STEM designated option that is available to students in every MBA specialization—but how does pursuing the STEM option affect your overall MBA experience and enhance your candidate profile with corporate recruiters? Rebekah Lewin, Simon’s assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, discusses five important ways the STEM option can enrich your education and equip you with the tools to make data-driven decisions throughout your career to help you stand out in your future internship and job search. (Date recorded: September 10, 2018)


MS Programs Information Session

Learn about our four full-time MS programs (Accountancy, Business Analytics, Finance, and Marketing Analytics), our competitive strengths, the community, and the application process. (Date recorded: August 15, 2018)


MS in Business Analytics Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current Business Analytics students, a representative from the Career Management Center, and faculty members from the MS in Business Analytics program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 19, 2017)


MS in Accountancy Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current Accountancy students, a representative from the Career Management Center, and Heidi Tribunella, faculty advisor for the MS in Accountancy program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 10, 2017)


MS in Finance Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current Finance students, a representative from the Career Management Center, and Jerry Warner, faculty advisor for the MS in Finance program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 9, 2017)


MS in Marketing Analytics Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current Marketing Analytics students, a representative from the Career Management Center, and Paul Nelson, faculty advisor for the MS in Marketing Analytics program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 17, 2017)


Military @ Simon

Simon Business School proudly supports the men and women who faithfully serve our country. Whether you are an active duty military member looking to advance your career, or a veteran who is looking to master the art and science of business, we will match your personal drive with our professional discipline. Join us for an interactive webinar with an admissions representative and a current student who will talk about the strong financial support, affinity groups, and personal connections at Simon Business School, as well as answer commonly asked questions. (Date recorded: November 1, 2017)


The Consortium at Simon

The Simon Business School is a proud and longstanding member of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), an alliance of 18 of the country’s top business schools and corporations that seek to promote diversity and inclusion in American business. Simon was the fourth business school to join in 1968, which serves as a testament to our deep-rooted commitment to diversity. We invite you to view a series of interactive webinars hosted by current Consortium students about their experiences at Simon and beyond!

Part One - Why I Chose Simon

This is the first in a series of webinars geared towards providing insight into the CGSM community at Simon. Julie Sadwick, Associate Director of Admissions, hosts a panel discussion with current full-time MBA students and members of the CGSM. (Date recorded: July 22, 2016)

Part Two - First-Year Consortium MBA Student Perspectives

As the fourth school to join The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), Simon Business School is dedicated to the mission of the CGSM. During this webinar, Julie Sadwick, senior associate director of admissions, will host a panel discussion with current first-year, full-time Consortium MBA students. This is the second webinar in a series geared towards providing insight into the CGSM community at Simon. (Date recorded: November 17, 2016)


The Second Year Experience: MBA Student Panel - Part 1

During part one of the MBA student panel series, you will hear from a panel of second-year MBA students who will talk about their personal experiences in the MBA program as well as address the most commonly asked questions about the MBA curriculum, faculty, diversity, student life, career opportunities, life in Rochester, NY, and more. (Date recorded: November 10, 2016)


The First Year Experience: MBA Student Panel - Part 2

During part two of the MBA student panel series, you will hear from a panel of first-year MBA students who will discuss beginning their MBA experience at Simon, tips on how to prepare for b-school, how to kick off your job search, and more. (Date recorded: November 17, 2016)


Why Simon?

Why should you choose Simon? Members of our Admissions Committee describe our close-knit community, team-oriented atmosphere, and many other Simon points of pride. They also discuss our full-time programs and provide details and tips about the application process. (Date recorded: July 25, 2018)


Discover Our Community: Simon, U of R, and Rochester

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn about the rich culture and history of Simon Business School, the University of Rochester, and Rochester, NY, the city the University calls home. Founded as "an institution of the highest order" and guided by the motto Meliora, or Ever Better, the University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities located in one of the top-ten college towns among mid-sized metropolitan areas. Learn about what the University and City of Rochester have to offer and the many benefits of being a graduate student in Rochester! (Date recorded: October 12, 2016)


Preparing to Apply and Common Application Mistakes to Avoid

Take a deeper look into each section of Simon's Full-Time MBA and MS application. You will learn about what is required in each section and how to prepare the strongest application possible, along with some of the most commonly made application mistakes and how to avoid them. Get insider tips and advice straight from the Admissions Committee. (Date recorded: August 29, 2018)


How to Stand out During B-School Recruitment

Thinking about going to business school but not sure where to start? Join a member of the Admissions Committee and learn how to best prepare for the b-school recruitment and application season. This interactive webinar will provide tips and advice on where to start your journey, what to prepare for, and steps to take to make a meaningful impression along the way. (Date recorded: August 17, 2016)


Career Preparation and Advice from Current MS Students

Join a panel of current MS students as they talk about their career journey and how Simon has helped them along the way. The panel will address the most commonly asked questions about how to prepare for your job search and will discuss the resources Simon offers to aid in your preparation. (Date recorded: March 26, 2018)


Career Preparation and Advice from Current MBA Students

Join a panel of current MBA students as they talk about their career journey and how Simon has helped them along the way. The panel will address the most commonly asked questions about how to prepare for your job search and will discuss the resources Simon offers to aid in your preparation. You may submit a question when you register for the webinar; we will also facilitate Q&A during the live session. (Date recorded: March 30, 2016)


Consulting @ Simon

Consulting is a favorite career path for MBAs. It is a great way to gain valuable experience and to build your network after graduation. In this webinar Simon Business School Professor David Tilson, himself a former McKinsey consultant, discusses aspects of the consulting industry, the life of a consultant, and how Simon supports students who want to prepare for a post-MBA consulting career. (Date recorded: April 15, 2015)


3 Steps to Simon Admission

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team and take a deeper look into each section of the Simon School Full-time MBA and MS application. You will learn about what is required in each section and how to prepare the strongest application possible. Get insider tips and advice straight from the Admissions Committee. Please join us for one or all of the webinars in the series. You will have a chance to ask and receive answers to all of your admission and application related questions

Part 1 – Academics and Standardized Test Scores

(Date recorded: August 19, 2015)

Part 2 – Work Experience and Résumé

(Date recorded: September 2, 2015)

Part 3 – Essays and Recommendations

(Date recorded: September 16, 2015)


Career Management Center Overview for MS Students

Please join members of the Career Management Center and the Admissions Committee as they present the Career Management Center Overview for MS Students webinar. The panel will address the most commonly asked questions about the Career Management Center and what resources they offer Simon MS Students. (Date recorded: December 3, 2014)


Career Management Center Overview for MBA Students

Please join members of the Career Management Center and the Admissions Committee as they present the Career Management Center Overview for MBA Students webinar. The panel will address the most commonly asked questions about the Career Management Center and what resources they offer Simon MBA Students. (Date recorded: November 19, 2014)


Financial Aid Prep

Learn more about how to prepare to finance business school, financial aid options, and the steps in the financial aid process. This webinar is helpful for any student interested in applying for financial aid. (Date recorded: September 12, 2018)


Planning and Navigating an International MBA or MS Job Search

The recent election in the US has created new questions about what to expect in the internship and job search process for international students seeking US employment opportunities. Please join our Admissions Director, Career Management Center, and International Services Office staff, as they discuss the current landscape and answer questions about how Simon staff can support international students with their career searches. (Date recorded: February 3, 2017)


The Simon EDGE - Building Skills Today's Companies Demand

The Simon EDGE Program was created to build and enhance the professional skills that today’s companies expect from MBA candidates. The Simon EDGE complements our rigorous quantitative and analytic academics with a focus in six key areas: communication, team work, leadership, problem solving, global awareness, and integrity. The program starts two months before you begin classes and is spread throughout the 22-month MBA program. It includes workshops, interactive sessions, business communications classes, the Coach Program, US and overseas trips, job search essentials, and much more! Join us for this webinar to learn more about the Simon EDGE Program. (Date recorded: February 8, 2017)


MBA @ Simon - The Student Experience

Join a member from the Simon Admissions Team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current MBA students. Panelists will talk about their own personal experiences in the MBA program as well as address the most commonly asked questions about the MBA curriculum, faculty, diversity, student life, career opportunities, life in Rochester, NY, and more. (Date recorded: October 11, 2017)


MS @ Simon - The Student Experience

Join a member from the Simon Admissions Team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current MS students. Panelists will talk about their own personal experiences in the MS programs as well as address the most commonly asked questions about the MS curriculum, faculty, diversity, student life, career opportunities, life in Rochester, NY, and more. (Date recorded: November 8, 2017)


Ask Anything: MBA Admissions Committee & Current Students

Join our MBA Admissions Committee and a panel of current MBA students as they answer questions regarding our MBA program, curriculum, clubs, admissions, and scholarships!

Part One

(Date recorded: November 16, 2017)

Part Two

(Date recorded: February 13, 2018)


Q&A with MBA Alumni

Join a panel of our MBA alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon and answer questions. Learn firsthand where their MBA degree from Simon has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there. (Date recorded: April 21, 2018)


Ask Anything: MS Admissions Committee

Join our MS Admissions Committee as they answer questions regarding our MS programs, curriculum, clubs, admissions, and scholarships! (Date recorded: November 27, 2017)


Ask Anything: MS Admissions Committee and Current Students

Join our MS Admissions Committee and a few current MS students as they answer questions regarding our MS programs, curriculum, clubs, admissions, and scholarships! (Date recorded: February 12, 2018)


Q&A with MS Alumni

Join a panel of our MS alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon and answer questions. Learn firsthand where their MS degree from Simon has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there. (Date recorded: April 21, 2018)


Experiential Learning Opportunities

From managing a $2 million venture capital fund, to projects designed to bring you from the classroom to the business world, Simon offers valuable opportunities for hands-on learning. During this webinar, hear from our director of experiential learning on what is offered at Simon and how to get involved. (Date recorded: May 7, 2018)


Getting Involved Beyond the Classroom - Simon Clubs Overview

With more than 30 organizations to join, personal and professional growth extends beyond the classroom at Simon Business School. During this webinar, you will learn about the opportunities to get involved at a hands-on level, giving you invaluable career training and leadership experiences. You will hear from several clubs leaders, including Consulting, Operations, Technology & Analytics (COTA), Simon Marketing Association, Simon Volunteers, and the Outdoor Adventure Club just to name a few. (Date recorded: May 10, 2018)


Simon Investment Club

Join the Simon Investment Club president and its board members as they discuss the club capabilities, events and training opportunities hosted (e.g. valuation and financial modeling, CFA preparation, and trading and case competitions, among others), and how it advises students interested in careers in investment banking, asset management, research and valuation roles, and finance in general. (Date recorded: May 4, 2016)


Simon Spectrum Club

Simon Spectrum is the club for LGBTQ students and allies of Simon Business School. The name Spectrum means embracing the gradient. Our vision is to – Foster: build an inclusive community and safe space, allowing members to blossom in both their personal and professional identities. Educate: provide the Simon Family with access to proper and relevant education surrounding LGBT+ issues related to the workplace. Give back: engage with the local LGBT+ community through volunteerism and philanthropy. Join our webinar to learn about our events, initiatives, and networking opportunities we plan for YOU! (Date recorded: May 23, 2018)


 
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