Free, moderated online chats help MBA applicants get the info they need

Los Angeles, CA - September 25, has launched a series of chats for current MBA applicants to top business programs that will continue through the end of this year's application season.

MBA applicants are frequently professionals working full-time while going through the grueling, time-consuming MBA application process. The chats allow them to interact with experts on the admissions scene and school representatives from their homes and offices.

Admissions directors from leading MBA programs, like Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia, London Business School, Michigan, IMD, Haas, Chicago, and others will join's president, Linda Abraham, in providing exclusive information about the MBA application process as well as the inside scoop on individual business schools. During each session applicants have the opportunity to ask their own questions. Admissions committee members and current MBA students provide the answers.

The next school chat is with Wharton on Friday September 29, 2006. Wharton has fielded a fantastic team for the next chat, including:

  • Thomas Caleel, Director, Wharton MBA Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Peggy Bishop Lane, Deputy Vice Dean, Wharton Graduate Division; Adjunct Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Jackie Zavitz, Associate Director, Wharton MBA Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Tammy Carter, Associate Director, Wharton MBA Admissions and Financial Aid
  • Balaji Nagabhushana, second-year Wharton MBA student (Class of 2007)

In addition to chats for top schools like Wharton, will also host several chats on subjects of importance to applicants, like financial aid, diversity, and waitlist tactics. For example, on September 27, 2006 will host the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, an organization dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in American business.

Plus, the transcripts of these sessions are resources that attendees and applicants who couldn't attend the chat can reference later on. The chat library has over a hundred transcripts from previous chats, including the chats with Michigan Ross School of Business, and London Business School, which launched this year's series.'s MBA admissions chats are an invaluable opportunity to learn from MBA admissions experts both in an out of the admissions offices at top schools. For more information please visit out MBA admissions chat schedule.

About has helped thousands of MBA applicants gain acceptance to top MBA programs. Its staff consists of seasoned professional editors and former admissions committee members who collectively have decades of admissions experience. Located in the US, Canada, Israel, and France, they have helped thousands of applicants from around the world gain entry to top business schools, including Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, Yale, Columbia, London Business School, INSEAD, Tuck, NYU, UCLA, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan, NYU, University of Chicago, Northwestern, and many, many more.

In addition,'s Web site since 1996 has served tens of thousands of applicants with its rich resources: admissions blog, sample essays, MBA links, a monthly newsletter, the MBA Interview Feedback Database, online admissions chats, and extensive advice on writing application essays, letters of recommendation, resumes, and wait-list letters.


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