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Virtual Open House

Join members of the AdCom, current students, and community members for a week-long series of online events to learn what differentiates the Yale School of Management experience and gain insights for completing your MBA application. Our series of 30 to 60 minute-long events is designed for prospective students in every part of the MBA journey. Customize your open house schedule and choose the events that resonate with you. We look forward to seeing you there! Register Now.

Virtual Open House Schedule of Events

program Overview

July 12, 11:00 a.m. ET, 45-minute session

Laurel Grodman Meet Laurel Grodman, managing director of admissions and MBA Class of 2006. Laurel will provide an overview of the MBA program and highlight the three things you should know about the Yale SOM curriculum. She will also touch on what makes the Yale community unique.
 

 

Admissions Q&A

July 13, 9:00 a.m. ET,  45-minute session

Kristen Mercuri Join us for a live online Q&A session hosted by Yale SOM Admissions Committee member, Kristen Mercuri.  This is a small, interactive session where all participants are encouraged to share their audio and video, replicating the group conversation you would experience during an in-person campus visit. For this reason seats are limited. 

 

Community and inclusion Q&A

July 13, 12:00 p.m. ET, 45-Minute Session

Jourdan Brooks Join us for a live online Q&A session hosted by Jourdan Brooks, associate director for community and inclusion. No Agenda. No Presentation. This is your chance to ask questions about the Yale SOM culture, admissions process, and diversity initiatives. This is a small, interactive session where all participants are encouraged to share their audio and video, replicating the group conversation you would experience during an in-person event. For this reason seats are limited. 

 

inside the application, literally

July 13, 7:00 p.m. ET, 30-Minute session

Jolene Monson Meet Jolene Monson, deputy director of admissions and veteran MBA AdCom member. Jolene will provide an inside look at the 2021-2022 MBA application by walking you through the application live.  She will communicate what the AdCom is looking for and share tips on completing the various unique aspects of the Yale SOM application – the Behavioral Assessment, the Essay, and the Video Questions.

 

Silver scholars (college students) q&a

July 14, 12:00 p.m. ET, 45-minute session

Maria Derlipanska Join us for a live online Q&A session hosted by Yale SOM Admissions Committee member, Maria Derlipanska. This is a small, interactive session where all participants are encouraged to share their audio and video, replicating the group conversation you would experience during an in-person campus visit. For this reason seats are limited. 

student conversations

July 14, 7:00 p.m. ET, 45-minute session

Student Conversations Join current students for an interactive session to gain an inside perspective on the SOM experience. The current students will tell you a little bit about themselves, and then you can select breakout rooms for small-group conversations with the students. Stay in one breakout space or move between spaces to hear from different students—the choice is yours. Participants are encouraged to share their audio and video in order to approximate the experience of an in-person social event.


 

leverage the mba to change careers

July 15, 11:00 a.m. ET, 60-minute session

Abigail Kies Join us for a panel discussion, featuring Abigail Kies, assistant dean for career development, that will explore how the MBA can be a vehicle to make a career pivot. The panel will include an SOM current student and alumni. Learn about the resources that exist for career changers at Yale SOM and gain insight on how to communicate your career aspirations within the MBA application.

 

 

admissions q&a

July 15, 12:00 p.m. ET, 45-minute session

Jared Liu Join us for a live online Q&A session hosted by Yale SOM Admissions Committee member, Jared Liu. This is a small, interactive session where all participants are encouraged to share their audio and video, replicating the group conversation you would experience during an in-person campus visit. For this reason seats are limited. 

 

 

Joint Degree q&a

July 16, 11:00 a.m. ET, 45-minute session

Maria Derlipanska Join Yale SOM Admissions Committee member, Maria Derlipanska, for a live event designed for candidates interested in pursuing a joint degree – combining the MBA with one of ten other graduate degrees at Yale. This will be a small, interactive session where all participants are encouraged to share their audio and video, replicating the group conversation you would experience during an in-person campus visit. For this reason, seats are limited.