Simon Business School

Webinar Archive

The Simon MBA

Learn more about the Full-Time MBA program, the Simon difference, competitive strengths, the community, and the application process. (Date recorded: August 8, 2018)


Introduction to Simon's STEM-Designated MBA Option

Simon’s full-time MBA program recently became the first in the country to offer a STEM option to students in every specialization. Learn more about this exciting option from our assistant dean of admissions and financial aid. (Date recorded: August 23, 2018)


Five Things You Need to Know About Simon’s STEM-Designated MBA Option

Simon just announced a new STEM designated option that is available to students in every MBA specialization—but how does pursuing the STEM option affect your overall MBA experience and enhance your candidate profile with corporate recruiters? Rebekah Lewin, Simon’s assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, discusses five important ways the STEM option can enrich your education and equip you with the tools to make data-driven decisions throughout your career to help you stand out in your future internship and job search. (Date recorded: September 10, 2018)


Ask Anything: STEM-Designated MBA Option

Simon’s full-time MBA program recently became the first in the country to offer a STEM-designated option to students in every specialization. Join our assistant dean of admissions as she answers questions about this new option as it relates to the curriculum, application process, and employment opportunities. (Date recorded: October 30, 2018)


STEM at Simon

Learn more about the STEM-designated MBA option from our assistant dean of admissions and financial aid. She will discuss how the STEM option can enrich your education and equip you with the tools to make data-driven decisions throughout your career to help you stand out in your future internship and job search. (Date recorded: March 21, 2019)


Ask Anything: MBA Admissions Committee

Join our MBA Admissions team as they answer questions about our MBA program, curriculum, clubs, admissions, and scholarship. (Date recorded: January 2, 2019)


Ask Anything: MBA Admissions and Career Advisors

Join a panel of our MBA admissions and career advisors as they answer questions regarding the MBA program and career services. (Date recorded: March 25, 2019)


MBA Curriculum and Integrated Student Experience

Simon has recently introduced an innovative Full-Time MBA curriculum for Fall 2019 that is focused on your career advancement. Our Integrated Student Experience intentionally links your coursework, co-curricular activities, and career search activities. Before you even step foot on campus, we’ll help you explore areas of study to find one that matches your interests and talents. Join our assistant dean of admissions as she reviews in-depth our new specializations, minors, and how you can make the most out of your Simon MBA. (Date recorded: November 2, 2018)


Advancing your career with a Simon MBA – How we support your success

We know advancing your career is one of the most important factors in your decision to attend business school, and at Simon you’ll have a team of experts ready to help you achieve your goals. During this webinar, you will hear from Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, and Angela Petrucco, assistant dean for career management and corporate engagement, who is new to the career management team and brings with her years of experience at several top business schools. They provide an overview of 2018 career outcomes, explain the vision for the Benet CMC’s role in your career search and professional development, and discuss onboarding activities that begin well before you arrive in Rochester so you’re prepared to put your best foot forward in recruiting season. (Date recorded: February 4, 2019)


MS Programs Information Session

Learn about our four full-time MS programs (Accountancy, Business Analytics, Finance, and Marketing Analytics), our competitive strengths, the community, and the application process. (Date recorded: August 15, 2018)


MS in Accountancy Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current accountancy students, a representative from the Career Management Center, a representative from the Office of Student Engagement, and Heidi Tribunella, clinical professor of accounting and the faculty advisor for the MS in Accountancy program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 11, 2018)


MS in Business Analytics Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current business analytics students, a representative from the Career Management Center, a representative from the Office of Student Engagement, and Rajiv Dewan, Xerox Professor of Business and the faculty advisor for the MS in Business Analytics program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 10, 2018)


MS in Finance Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current finance students, a representative from the Career Management Center, a representative from the Office of Student Engagement, and Dan Burnside, clinical professor of finance and the faculty advisor for the MS in Finance program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 3, 2018)


MS in Marketing Analytics Program Information Session

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current marketing analytics students, a representative from the Career Management Center, a representative from the Office of Student Engagement, and Paul Nelson, clinical professor of marketing and the faculty advisor for the MS in Marketing Analytics program. During this interactive webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes. (Date recorded: October 9, 2018)


Ask Anything: MS Admissions Committee

Join our MS Admissions team as they answer questions about our MS programs, curriculum, clubs, admissions, and scholarship.


MS Current Student Panel – Ask Anything

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current students from our MS programs. Panelists talk about their own personal experiences in the programs as well as address the most commonly asked questions about the MS curriculum, faculty, diversity, student life, career opportunities, life in Rochester, NY, and more. (Date recorded: February 6, 2019)


Benefits of the MS Internship Track – Current Student Panels

The Internship Track (17-month track) is an option available in all four of our MS programs that allows you to extend your program to include a summer internship. During these program-specific webinars, current students discuss how the internship track works, how it benefited them, and the resources Simon offers to support internship track students.


Military @ Simon

Simon Business School proudly supports the men and women who faithfully serve our country. Whether you are an active duty military member looking to advance your career, or a veteran who is looking to master the art and science of business, we will match your personal drive with our professional discipline. Join us for an interactive webinar with an admissions representative and a current student who will talk about the strong financial support, affinity groups, and personal connections at Simon Business School, as well as answer commonly asked questions. (Date recorded: November 1, 2017)


The Consortium at Simon

Simon Business School is a proud 50-year member of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM), an alliance of 20 of the country’s top business schools and corporations that seek to promote diversity and inclusion in American business. Simon was the fourth business school to join, which serves as a testament to our deep-rooted commitment to diversity. During this webinar, you will hear from a panel of current Consortium MBA students at Simon as they share their experiences and answer questions. (Date recorded: December 27, 2018)


Why Simon?

Join us for this webinar to learn more about Simon Business School—our community, competitive strengths, the full-time MBA and MS programs, and the application process. (Date recorded: January 14, 2019)


Discover Our Community: Simon, U of R, and Rochester

Join us for an interactive webinar to learn about the rich culture and history of Simon Business School, the University of Rochester, and Rochester, NY, the city the University calls home. Founded as "an institution of the highest order" and guided by the motto Meliora, or Ever Better, the University of Rochester is one of the country's top-tier research universities located in one of the top-ten college towns among mid-sized metropolitan areas. Learn about what the University and City of Rochester have to offer and the many benefits of being a graduate student in Rochester! (Date recorded: October 12, 2016)


Attend a Simon Event – Upcoming Visit Opportunities and Why You Should Attend

Join a member from the Simon Admissions team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current MBA students about their experiences attending Simon Admissions events. During this interactive webinar, you will learn firsthand the benefits of attending an event and upcoming opportunities for you to visit us on campus. (Date recorded: September 13, 2018)


Preparing to Apply and Common Application Mistakes to Avoid

Take a deeper look into each section of Simon's Full-Time MBA and MS application. You will learn about what is required in each section and how to prepare the strongest application possible, along with some of the most commonly made application mistakes and how to avoid them. Get insider tips and advice straight from the Admissions Committee. (Date recorded: August 29, 2018)


Application Tips

A member of the Admissions Committee guides prospective applicants through the MBA and MS application process, provides tips on constructing a competitive application, and addresses some of the most commonly asked questions about applying to Simon Business School.


Steps to a Simon Admission

Join members from the Simon Admissions team and take a deeper look into each section of the full-time MBA and MS application. You will learn about what is required in each section and how to prepare the strongest application possible. Get insider tips and advice straight from the Admissions Committee. (Date recorded: February 11, 2019)


Ten Reasons Women Should Apply to Simon

Join a panel of our Simon Women in Business club leaders as they discuss the advantages of being a female member of the Simon community and the resources the School offers. Simon Business School is ranked the No. 13 top MBA for women in the US by Financial Times, and a Simon degree offers our female students a top-notch business education that prepares them to lead from day one. (Date recorded: October 29, 2018)


Financial Aid Prep

Learn more about how to prepare to finance business school, financial aid options, and the steps in the financial aid process. This webinar is helpful for any student interested in applying for financial aid. (Date recorded: December 17, 2018)


Funding Your MBA Degree: New No-Cosigner Loan

Learn about the timeline, process, and terms of the new no-cosigner loan. (Date recorded: January 23, 2019)


The Simon EDGE – Building Skills Today's Companies Demand

The Simon EDGE Program was created to build and enhance the professional skills that today’s companies expect from MBA candidates. The Simon EDGE complements our rigorous quantitative and analytic academics with a focus in six key areas: communication, team work, leadership, problem solving, global awareness, and integrity. The program starts two months before you begin classes and is spread throughout the 22-month MBA program. It includes workshops, interactive sessions, business communications classes, the Coach Program, US and overseas trips, job search essentials, and much more! Join us for this webinar to learn more about the Simon EDGE Program. (Date recorded: February 8, 2017)


MBA @ Simon - The Student Experience

Join a member from the Simon Admissions Team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current MBA students. Panelists talk about their own personal experiences in the MBA program as well as address the most commonly asked questions about the MBA curriculum, faculty, diversity, student life, career opportunities, life in Rochester, NY, and more. (Date recorded: November 7, 2018)


MS @ Simon - The Student Experience

Join a member from the Simon Admissions Team as they facilitate a panel discussion with current MS students. Panelists will talk about their own personal experiences in the MS programs, discuss how to prepare for life as a Simon student, and address commonly asked questions. (Date recorded: November 16, 2018)


Indian MBA Student Panel

Join a panel of our current Indian MBA students as they share their experiences at Simon and how to best prepare for business school in the United States. (Date recorded: October 5, 2018)


Latin American MBA Student Panel

Join a panel of our current Latin American MBA students as they share their experiences at Simon and how to best prepare for business school in the United States. (Date recorded: October 16, 2018)


Brazilian MBA Student Panel

Join a panel of our current Brazilian MBA students as they share their experiences at Simon and how to best prepare for business school in the United States. (Date recorded: October 25, 2018)


African MBA Student Panel

Join a panel of our current African MBA students as they share their experiences at Simon and how to best prepare for business school in the United States. (Date recorded: November 15, 2018)


Q&A with MBA Alumni

Join a panel of our MBA alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon and answer questions. Learn firsthand where their MBA degree has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there. (Date recorded: April 27, 2019)


Q&A with MS Alumni

Join a panel of our MS alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon and answer questions. Learn firsthand where their MS degree has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there. (Date recorded: February 23, 2019)


Q&A with Chinese Alumni

Join a panel of our Chinese MS Alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon and answer questions. Learn firsthand where their MS degree has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there. (Date recorded: March 24, 2019)


Experiential Learning Opportunities

From managing a $2 million venture capital fund to projects designed to bring you from the classroom to the business world, Simon offers valuable opportunities for hands-on learning. Join this interactive webinar to hear from our director of experiential learning as he shares what is offered at Simon and how to get involved. (Date recorded: April 29, 2019)


The Student Experience – Clubs at Simon

With more than 30 organizations to join, personal and professional growth extends beyond the classroom at Simon Business School. During this webinar, you will learn about the opportunities to get involved at a hands-on level, giving you invaluable career training and leadership experiences. You will hear from several club leaders, including Simon Marketing Association, Simon Volunteers, Pricing Association, and UNCorked just to name a few. (Date recorded: April 23, 2019)


Simon Spectrum Club

The name Spectrum means embracing the gradient. Simon Spectrum's vision is to: Foster: build an inclusive community and safe space, allowing members to blossom in both their personal and professional identities; Educate: provide the Simon Family with access to proper and relevant education surrounding LGBT+ issues related to the workplace; Give back: engage with the local LGBT+ community through volunteerism and philanthropy. Listen to this webinar to learn about the events, initiatives, and networking opportunities the club plans for you! (Date recorded: October 17, 2018)


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