GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair
Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair, sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and alumni, and collect information about MBA programs in Asia, Europe and North America.
Set to run October 10th and 11th, 2012, the GMATCH fair will include the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business, the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, the Indian School of Business, the Tuck School of Business, UV Darden School of Business, Spain’s IESE Business School and EMLYON in France.
Established in 2010, GMATCH employs a rich graphical interface featuring virtual booths designed and run by each participating school. The online fair includes a multimedia auditorium with presentations on a variety of topics, such as choosing the best program and preparing for the GMAT exam. The GMATCH fair also has a lounge to facilitate networking with school staff and other prospective MBA students.
“The driving force behind GMATCH is our vision to provide students and institutions with tools that will help them thrive in today’s global, highly competitive economy,” says Pepe Carreras, GMAC vice president of marketing operations. “GMAC is pleased to host this high-tech event to bring together MBA programs and prospective students from around the world.”
Registration has begun for the GMATCH virtual fair, which will be open for six hours on each of the two days it occurs and is structured to allow people in different time zones to participate when it is most convenient for them. Students may register for the GMATCH fair by visiting www.mba.com/gmatch.