Aled Owens has traveled to hundreds of business schools in over 40 countries. He has in-depth knowledge of both global MBA admissions and industry trends. He is also a Business Education Writer published in media around the world and a contributor to the annual QS Global Top 200 Business School report.
The McDonough School at Georgetown University is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top business schools. As part of their global outreach to prospective MBA students, the McDonough School has opened up its high-profile Georgetown Global Forum event held in London on April 17th to candidates interested in studying at the school.
We’re really happy this month to be almost doubling the size of our contribution team in New York, giving us more capacity to work with business schools and prospective MBA applicants and increasing our online footprint.
We don’t like to pass up the opportunity to talk to one of our business school partners. At the Sao Paulo TopMBA Connect event, James caught up with Rick Rudloph, Director of Admissions at the Duisenberg School of Finance based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Tonight is our final Connect 121 event of a 4-city Latin American tour. The Sao Paulo event, held in the heart of the city, will see schools from Europe, North America and Australia meet with local MBA candidates looking to secure their places on MBA programs over the next 12 months.
Our MBA team just landed in back in New York after attending South by SouthWest Interactive in Austin – a conference that is quickly establishing itself as the world’s leading digital and technology meet-up.
So we have just wraped-up the first QS MBA admissions event of the year with our Connect 121 event in Washington DC. The event, which will be repeated in Toronto and New York over the next 10 days, was an opportunity for prospective MBA students to sit down and discuss their options with admissions staff from schools across the Europe, Canada and the US.
A week ago, I was lucky enough to find myself sat in the 10th row of a speech given by former President Bill Clinton at American University in Washington DC. Clinton touched on a number of topics in his 90-minute address and Q&A, but his over arching theme (and his reason for being there) was to communicate the need for young professionals - future business leaders - to acknowledge and act on social, economic and climatic changes: to take responsiblity for the present and future state of the world and the people who live in it.