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Lisa Scheeler
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Exploratory Seminars

The exploratory seminars are a series of seminars allowing students to explore their major options, both within and outside the Smith School, and to learn more about the business admission process. Each seminar is open to all current LTSC students.

Register for an Exploratory Seminar now.


BMGT Admissions Workshops

BMGT Admissions Workshops prepare students as they apply to the Smith School. Advisors review the application process and assist in the preparation for their supplemental application questions.

Student Eligibility

  • Must be eligible to apply to the Smith School at the workshop’s designated application deadline (with 45 credits, or reaching 45 credits at the end of application semester, in addition to course gateway and GPA requirements)
  • Must be a current Letters and Sciences student or have matriculated into Letters and Sciences as a freshman or transfer student (including TAP and IAP). You are eligible to attend even if you have already declared a major.
  • Must have information prepared for answering the application questions.
    • One question will be a personal statement.  You can bring a copy of your personal statement or a prior cover letter that can be used.  In this personal statement, you may want to address such topics as: Why are you passionate about business; what about the Smith community appeals to you; Things you have learned in your academic journey; why you would like to be a Smith School of Business student; and any additional information you would like to share with the review committee.
    • The other two questions will involve employment and leadership experience.  You can bring a copy of your resume for reference, or use the following template for your responses –
      • Job title, Organization/Company, Location (Time frame-time frame). Skill/knowledge point one; skill knowledge point two; skill knowledge point three (optional); skill knowledge point four (optional).
      • Job title 2, Organization/Company, Location (Time frame-time frame). Skill/knowledge point one; skill knowledge point two; skill knowledge point three (optional); skill knowledge point four (optional).
      • Job title 3, Organization/Company, Location (Time frame-time frame). Skill/knowledge point one; skill knowledge point two; skill knowledge point three (optional); skill knowledge point four (optional).

 

Register for a BMGT Admissions Workshop now.


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