A Discover Weekend gives you a preview of this unique, fantastic place without having to miss a day at the office. It’s a great way to learn about the Owen experience. You’ll enjoy faculty presentations, student and alumni panel discussions, a career management presentation, an admissions and financial aid workshop, campus tours and social events. Your Discover Weekend will start with an optional Friday evening reception and conclude with a reception downtown Saturday night. Admissions interviews for MBA applicants may be available and must be scheduled in advance.
Special Visit Days and Information Sessions
Super Monday Campus Visit Days and Tuesday Information Sessions at Owen are a great way to learn more about the Vanderbilt MBA program.
Super Monday Campus Visit Days
Super Monday Campus Visit Days are designed to give you a sample of the personalized Owen experience. Discuss your career goals with our Career Management Center, interview with an admissions director, and have lunch with a current student and a faculty member. Use the afternoon to explore Nashville.
Tuesday Information Sessions
During Tuesday Information Sessions, you'll have the opportunity to talk with staff, students and faculty in a relaxed, personal setting. They will provide an overview of the admissions process, curriculum, career paths and student life, plus they'll share personal stories and answer your questions. You will not be evaluated for admission during the session. The sessions begin at 5:30 PM and last approximately one hour. Tuesday Information Sessions are only held during the academic year (fall and spring); dates will be listed when sessions are available.
This event is especially targeted for individuals interested in the advancement of underrepresented minorities in business. The Symposium helps candidates learn about student life, challenges facing minorities in business and Vanderbilt's commitment to diversity. Executives, Owen staff, students and alumni will share their experiences and offer advice to prospective students.
Women in Business Symposium
This event is especially targeted for individuals interested in learning about the challenges and opportunities facing women in business. Hear firsthand from students and alumni on what life is like as a woman in business school and in post-business school careers. A corporate speaker will let participants know why businesses value diversity and give advice on how to succeed. Come learn more about Vanderbilt's commitment to diversity!
This weekend for admitted applicants includes a welcome reception, corporate presentation, faculty presentations, panel discussions, a career management workshop, a discussion of financial aid and transition issues, campus tours and a student-guided tour of Nashville's great nightlife. Whether you have already chosen to enroll at Owen or you are still trying to decide, this is the perfect way to gain very important information about the offerings that really set Owen apart from other programs. By invitation only.
Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management considers exceptional MBA candidates for the prestigious Dean's Scholar, Ingram and Diversity awards. Priority consideration is given to those who apply by our January deadline as participation in all events during Scholars' Weekend is mandatory. We will nominate about 25 outstanding admitted applicants and invite them to join us for special events. Our guests for Scholars' Weekend will participate in a variety of activities to become familiar with the Vanderbilt MBA curriculum, culture, career opportunities and surrounding community. By invitation only.