ROMBA 2021
October 7-9, 2021 // Austin, TX

ROMBA 2021 Agenda - Pre-MBA Alumni

12:00 pm Duration 60 min

What are my Values? Finding Your Fit

Once you decide to pursue an MBA, your options seem endless. Knowing your values from the beginning will cut through the noise and help you suceed on your journey. This is a guided session where we will read beyond the rankings to evaluate what program is the right fit for your values, profile, and desired outcomes from your education.

1:30 pm Duration 90 min

Navigating the North American MBA System

For International students, obtaining an MBA in the U.S. poses unique challenges. Learn how to tap into your unique background and navigate challenges for those applying from abroad.

3:00 pm Duration 60 min

Pre-MBA and current MBA Meetup

Pre-MBAs can connect with current MBAs to learn about how they selected their shortlist of programs, the applications process and interviews, and to find out what it’s really like to be LGBT+ in Business School.

12:00 pm Duration 60 min

Telling Your Story

There is no one “right” MBA candidate. Admissions committees are looking to build diverse cohorts, with each student bringing their unique background, values, and identity. This session will focus on storytelling techniques, knowing your audience, and leveraging your story in the application process.

1:30 pm Duration 60 min

Communicating Through the Application Process

Let’s demystify the coffee chat! Hear a variety of perspectives on different outlets for networking, conducting outreach, and tactical tips on messaging and etiquette.
3:00 pm Duration 90 min

Pre-MBA and Business School Networking

This is an opportunity for those considering an MBA to meet with representatives from more than 60 top B-schools in our Fellowship program. Find out about different programs you’re interested in, and get one step closer to finding your perfect fit!