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Conference Handouts 
2015 Conference: HEC - Career Management Center
Slide presentation shared at 2015 conference during tour at HEC
2015 Conference: HEC - Fieldwork Projects
Stephany Hillenbrand
Slide presentation shared at 2015 conference during tour at HEC
2015 Conference: HEC - MBA Customized Options
Alejandra Cervis
Slide presentation shared at 2015 conference during tour at HEC
2015 Conference: HEC - MBA Influencers
Slide presentation shared at 2015 conference during tour at HEC
CEIBS - China Europe International Business School
Roy Chason, Assistant Director - Marketing, CEIBS
ESMT European School of Management & Technology
Nick Barniville
Learn more about ESMT, their programs and what sets them apart in the international market. 
ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics:
  • Leadership and social responsibility
  • European competitiveness
  • Management of Technology
Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is based in Berlin, Germany, with Schloss Gracht as an additional location near Cologne. ESMT is a private business school, accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, and FIBAA. Since 2013 ESMT has the right to grant PhDs.
Forte Foundation
Elissa Sangster, Executive Director
Learn about Forte Foundation programs and resources. Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of leading companies and top business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities, and a community of successful women.  We will be joined by Elissa Sangster, Executive Director, to learn more about Forté programs and resources for women from college through early career to MBA and beyond. Forté’s database includes more than 60,000 members and since 2005, more than 3000 MBA women have received $68M in scholarships from 48 sponsoring business schools in the US, Canada and Europe. Forbes has recognized Forté’s site as among the ‘Top 100 Websites for Women.'
Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Shari Hubert Associate Dean of MBA Admissions Georgetown McDonough School of Business
GMAT Info Session - ESR & Other Candidate-Friendly Features
Kelly Finnegan & Lisa Peters
Learn about the new GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR), a comprehensive post-exam diagnostic designed to give students more control and confidence. Understand not only the benefits to candidates, but also how you can use it evaluate your students and your test preparation programs. GMAC will also share information about other candidate-friendly features available today and in the pipeline.
Harvard Kennedy School
Matt Clemons, Director of Admissions Harvard Kennedy School
Owen Graduate School of Management Vanderbilt University
Christie St-John, Ph.D. Director of Admissions Owen Graduate School of Management Vanderbilt University
Prodigy Finance
Sarah Bishop
Learn more about Prodigy Finance and how they can help your clients fund their business school studies.
65% of international MBAs and other postgraduate students need funding to attend business school; 17% have to decline admission due to lack of funding.

While you, as consultants, help your clients to get into their dream business school, Prodigy Finance helps them fund it. In particular, Prodigy Finance fills the funding gap for international students by providing loans to those travelling abroad for their studies.
Our webinar will cover:
  • Company overview and why we got started
  • How our borderless lending model works
  • A quick look at the market for international student loans
  • How we compare to other funding options available to students
This MP4 video file can be watched using Windows Media Player or other software. It may take a couple of minutes to load due to the file size.
Veritas Prep Online Learning Platform
Brian Galvin, Veritas Prep's Vice President of Academic Programs
Experience first-hand how Veritas Prep’s Next-Generation Live Online learning platform is changing how students around the world prepare for the GMAT. This isn’t a static presentation; you will log into the actual platform that Veritas Prep now uses to train hundreds of GMAT students each month. This will show off the technology, give you a high-level introduction to Veritas Prep’s unique approach to GMAT preparation, and answer any questions you may have right in the learning platform.
MBA Survey Data 
Each year, AIGAC conducts a survey of MBA applicants that helps our organization and admissions committees to better understand prospective MBA students’ goals and needs.
2009 MBA Survey Presentation
Key insight:
  • GMAT scores Three-fifths (59%) scored 700 or higher
  • More than one-third of prospects applied to Harvard, Stanford, Northwestern, Columbia and Penn
  • Women are more likely to visit campus and use MBA resource websites
  • Men are more likely to use admissions consultants
  • More than one-third of prospects were influenced by economy to pursue MBA now
2010 MBA Survey Presentation
Key insights:
  • 1,962 respondents (compared to 752 in 2009)
  • Seven in ten prospects are non-U.S. citizens
  • The economy influenced nearly half of prospects to pursue MBA now
  • Prospects who use admissions consultants are...More likely to be considering a full-time, 2+ year MBA program and less likely to consider part time, flexible, and distance programs
2011 MBA Survey Presentation
Key Insights:
  • 1,451 respondents (compared to 1,962 in 2010 and 752 in 2009)
  • Nearly half scored 700 or higher on GMAT
  • A third of prospects expect an MBA to more than double their current earnings
  • Most prospects use rankings and MBA resource websites or blogs
  • Admissions consultants are second among non-school sources
  • Assistance in essays, admissions strategies, and GMAT counseling are most valued services from admission consultants
  • Prospects who use admissions consultants are...Planning to attend sooner
  • Most prospects are concerned about how to finance an MBA; 75% will apply for financial aid
2015 MBA Survey Presentation
AIGAC Survey Committee, Huron Education & Constituent Research
2016 MBA Survey - White Paper
AIGAC Survey Committee & Constituent Research
2016 MBA Survey Presentation
AIGAC Survey Committee & Constituent Research
Key Insights:
  • MBA Applicants remain as optimistic as in past years about their post-MBA employment prospects
  • While optimistic about the future, many MBA applicants are realistic about the competitiveness of the process
  • Applicants are also mindful of program costs
  • Applicants have so far adapted well to newer application components
2017 MBA Survey Presentation
AIGAC Survey Committee & Constituent Research
Key Insights:
  • The Millennial paradox
  •  Applicants are hungry for information and look to online sources
  • Once applicants have a baseline, they seek out trusted advisors to gain additional perspective
  • Consultants share valuable information with candidates.  Most common piece of advice? Apply to more programs
  • Applicants demonstrate divergent career interests and goals
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