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Fall 2012

Christie's Education in New York Information Session

Wednesday, October 3
5:00pm-6:00pm
Stager 105

Vanderbilt University Young Professional Portfolio Information Session

Tuesday, October 16
5:00pm-6:00pm
Harris 137

Representative: Maura C. Clark, Associate Director, MBA and MSF Admissions, Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management

Website: http://www.owen.vanderbilt.edu/vanderbilt/programs/young-professional-portfolio/

Description: "The Vanderbilt Young Professional Programs for undergraduates and recent graduates give you a leg up as you launch your career. Programs range from a four-week "summer boot camp in business" to one-year degree programs in finance or accounting. They all have one thing in common: They will equip you with the credentials, skills and connections for a jump-start on a rewarding career in business. Meet individually with a member of the Admissions team to learn more about the Vanderbilt business programs."

Northeastern University Graduate School of Professional Accounting Information Session

Monday, October 22
5:00pm-6:00pm
Stager 105

Website: http://www.cba.neu.edu/grad/accounting-mba/

Description: "Have you ever been interested in working in the business world? Ever considered public accounting? Don't have an accounting degree? No problem! Come learn about the world of public accounting at our Careers in Accounting information session! The information session is sponsored by Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Professional Accounting in Boston. Northeastern’s MSA/MBA program is a stepping stone into the world of public accounting for those who do not have accounting experience. This full-time, 15-month program begins each year in June. You will complete a three-month paid residency from January through March at a regional, national, or Big Four accounting firm. Historically, 99% of our MSA/ MBA students have been offered full-time employment from the firms where they completed their residencies."

Wake Forest University Schools of Business Information Session

Thursday, November 1
5:00pm-6:00pm
Stager 105

Representative: John S. Montana, Assistant Director of Graduate Business Admissions

Description: The representative will discuss the Masters of Arts in Management program and specific scholarships that are available only to qualified F&M students.

Graduate Studies in Great Britain Information Session

Wednesday, November 7
5:00pm-6:00pm
Joseph International Center

Representative: Tom McGlew, School of Social & Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Descrpion: The representative will discuss opportunities for graduate study in Great Britain. He will explain: how the current structures of graduate work in Britain have evolved in recent years; how 'taught' and research-focused masters degree programmes differ; what British universities look for in American applicants; how long it takes to complete a degree; how much graduate study costs in Britain; what possibilities exist for financial aid; and how to choose the program that is right for you. In addition, he will discuss graduate study specifically at the University of Edinburgh, which is currently ranked as the sixth best university in Europe, and answer questions both about Edinburgh and the British system generally.

The Taylor Institute at Franklin College Switzerland M.S. in International Management Information Session

Monday, November 12
5:00pm-6:00pm
Stager 105

Representative: Robert J Gebhardt, Executive Director, The Taylor Institute at Franklin College Switzerland

Description: The Taylor Institute for Global Enterprise Management is a center for research and post-graduate studies in International Management, located in Lugano, Switzerland. The Institute is a division of Franklin College Switzerland, a Liberal Arts college and a compact academic community at the crossroads of Europe, The learning experience is unique among European Master’s degree programs. Located on the lovely Franklin College campus, the class schedule varies from week to week, a changing mixture of course meetings, seminars and modules. Academic travel will provide an in-depth knowledge of selected other countries – including social, economic, and political structures. A small but diverse student cohort, of various nationalities and degrees of experience, will follow together the unified program, while each student gains in-depth knowledge of a selected Professional Track.

University of North Carolina Masters of Accounting Program Information Table

Tuesday, November 13
11:00am-2:00pm
Steinman College Center Atrium

Description: "What are your plans for graduation? Want to learn more about a one-year graduate program that boasts 96-100% job placement at graduation every year? Accounting is not just for number crunchers. Come meet an Admissions representative from the UNC KenanFlagler Business School."