Welcome to the fourth episode of Accepted Admissions Straight Talk, a biweekly podcast about what’s new, thought-provoking, and useful in the world of graduate admissions!
For advice, insight, and info, check out the full audio of our great conversation with Peter von Loesecke:
00:25:00 – Meet Peter: CEO and Managing Director of The MBA Tour.
03:29:50 – What’s new at The MBA Tour this year. (Ever been to Jakarta?)
05:29:00 – How The MBA Tour addresses application moving parts: Admissions, financial aid, and visa issues.
09:44:00 – Top tips on getting the most out of attending an MBA fair.
12:25:50 – Appropriate ways to follow up with a school rep (hint: the answer doesn’t include the word “aggressive”).
15:14:50 – The egregious mistakes: what not to do at an MBA fair.
19:38:50 – Trends for applicants to be aware of.
22:51:50 – Interest in specialized masters programs in business is increasing, and The MBA Tour is responding to that interest.
24:44:00 – Insider’s advice from Peter for 2012 MBA applicants.
26:33:00 – What to do if you’ll be applying in over a year.
28:31:51 – Linda is jumping up and down and cheering!