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Meet Fisher in Nepal, Pakistan and India!

David Smith, Associate to the Dean, International Student Recruitment, will be traveling  to conduct interviews with prospective Fisher candidates in Nepal, Pakistan and India.  First priority will go to those candidates who have already submitted applications to the Full-Time MBA program; however, if time permits we will accommodate appointments with prospective students who intend to apply by the December 15 deadline.

His travel schedule is as follows:

November 5: Lahore, Pakistan

November 6-7: Islamabad, Pakistan

November 10 -11: Mumbai, India

November 12: Kathmandu, Nepal

November 14: Kolkata, India

November 16: Bangalore, India

November 18-19: New Delhi, India

If you are interested in setting up a time to meet with David, please email Megha Tikoo at mba@fisher.osu.edu with a copy of your resume.  We look forward to learning more about you and meeting you soon!

 

Last year’s welcome sign! This year we could be meeting you!


J.P. Morgan likes Columbus!

Read why J.P. Morgan continues to add employees to its Columbus facility – the company’s largest – in Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch:

Three key reasons why Columbus is a location of choice for J.P. Morgan and other large employers?

  • Cost of living that is lower than the national average
  • Continuous supply of bright, educated young talent due to local universities (like Ohio State!)
  • Geographic location that offers close proximity to important financial markets like Chicago, New York and Boston

Read the article by clicking below!

 


Visit and Interview during Fisher Season Premiere!

Fisher Season Premiere is our exclusive preview weekend of the fall and will be held this year on Saturday, October 27th. It enables you to learn about many facets of our program and participate in a variety of activities which include:

  • Welcome from the deans of our program
  • Case discussion with a Fisher professor
  • Mix and mingle with Fisher faculty and staff
  • Admissions/Financial Aid presentation and application overview
  • Tour of Fisher/OSU
  • Career Management overview
  • Dinner with other prospective students, current students and alumni

Check out our student blog from last year’s event!

Fisher Season Premiere is an invitation-only event.  All participants are automatically granted an evaluative admissions interview which can be scheduled on Friday, October 26th or Monday, October 29th for your convenience.

Request an invitation to Premiere today – interest has been strong so far and spots are getting filled quickly!

 


Fisher MBA Alum plans to open board game cafe!

Our own Fisher MBA Alumna, Malika de Silva, is featured in today’s Columbus Dispatch!  She plans to open up Board Room Cafe & Lounge in downtown Columbus this fall.  Check it out!


Fast Track Fridays

This year, you have the opportunity to get on a fast track to admission to Fisher by participating in one of our Fast Track Fridays.  If you pre-qualify, you will be invited to come to campus for an admissions interview before you have even completed the application process.  A select number of prospective full-time MBA candidates will be invited to come to campus during a designated Friday for a pre-admissions interview.  In return, you can expect an expedited admission decision upon submission of your required application materials.  Come on Friday, submit your application materials on Saturday and you could have an admissions decision the following Monday.  If you do not have a completed application by the Monday following your Fast Track Friday, you will receive a final decision on your application within 3-5 days of completing the application process. 

How do you qualify to attend?

1. Start your application to the MBA program!

2. Send your resume to the MBA admissions office with Fast Track Friday in the title and your preferred Fast Track Friday date in the message

3. We will be in touch with you within 3-5 days to inform you if we have a spot available for you to attend!


2013 Fisher Full-Time MBA Application is now LIVE!

We are pleased to announce that our 2013 application is now live! You can take your first step towards joining the Fisher MBA Class of 2015 by submitting your online application today.

To reward our early applicants, we will offer an application fee waiver to the first 50 people who:
1. Create an application account
2. Tweet the entire following message:
I started my 2013 @FisherOSU_MBA application, apply at http://bit.ly/NtlDAA to join me! #applyFisherMBA13 #OhioState
Once you post your tweet, a member of the Fisher admissions team will reach out to you through a Twitter direct message to confirm your entry.

To redeem your waiver, you must apply to the Fisher Full-Time MBA program by December 1, 2012. You will be notified by admissions if you are a winner in the contest.

Application Deadlines for 2013 can be found here!

Tweet your way to an application fee waiver!


Introducting the MBA Recruiting and Admissions Team – Part 3

Joe Dorsey

Assistant Director, MBA Recruiting and Admissions

B.F.A. – Savannah College of Art and Design, 2007

Joe is a recent addition to the recruiting and admissions team and came to Fisher from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He travelled the country as an admission representative for the university before spending several years managing the admission department’s social media outreach.

Since relocating to Columbus he has been busy exploring the city and searching for interesting places to run. If he’s not responding to your calls or emails he is probably out training for a triathlon or spending time at the lake with his wife and dog.

A few of his favorite things:

                Place in Columbus: The Olentangy Trail

                Restaurant: Chipotle

                TV Show: The Big Bang Theory

                Food: Anything covered in cheese

                Book: These Guys Have All the Fun by James Andrew Miller,
50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days by Dean Karnazes


“Columbus rated tops in Ohio for business”

According to Forbes magazine, Columbus, Ohio ranks #24 on The Best Places for Business and Careers list.  This weekend’s Columbus Dispatch references Forbes latest list and quotes Alex Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership as saying: “We are repeatedly showing up as one of the top cities in the Midwest,” he said. “The Midwest is having a renaissance, and Columbus is leading that.”

Learn more about life in Columbus and the Fisher MBA program. 


Introducing the MBA Recruiting and Admissions Team (part 2 of 3)

Today I would like to introduce Natalie Mehl:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natalie Mehl

Assistant Director, MBA Recruiting and Admissions

B.A. Strategic Communications – The Ohio State University, 2008

Natalie graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications and Political Science. Before coming to Fisher she worked for Sears Holdings Corporation and in Undergraduate Admissions at Ohio State-she just loves to help recruit Buckeyes!

Natalie is from southeastern Ohio and grew up on the river so she loves to boat and enjoys most water related activities! In her free time she loves to cheer on the Buckeyes, take Zumba classes, try out new recipes and spend time with her friends and family.

A few of her favorite things:

                Place in Columbus: The Columbus Zoo J (She absolutely LOVES monkeys.)

                Restaurant: Marcella’s in the Short North

                TV Show: Law & Order SVU

                Food: Chips & Salsa/Guacamole

                Book: She just got a nook and would love any suggestions for downloads!

 


Introducing the MBA Recruiting and Admissions Team! (part 1 of 3)

As we gear up for another exciting year of recruiting, I thought it would be nice to introduce you to the members of the MBA Recruiting and Admissions Team!  This is especially important since two of our members are brand new.  Today, I introduce Julee Conrad:

 

 

 

 

 

Julee Conrad

Assistant Director, MBA Recruiting and Admissions

BS Accounting – Miami University, 2005

MAcc – The Ohio State University, 2006

Prior to joining the Admissions team at Fisher, Julee earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Miami University and a Master of Accounting from The Ohio State University.  After working for KPMG as an auditor and then as a recruiter, Julee returned to her ‘home’ with the Buckeyes!

A native of Ohio, she grew up on a farm and loves spending time outdoors.  If she isn’t on Fisher’s campus, she can be found jogging with her husband, reading, or finding a new frozen yogurt shop.

Here are a few more of her favorite things:

Places in Columbus:  Antrim Park, the Worthington Farmers’ Market, and Easton Town Center

Restaurant: J. Alexander’s

TV Show:  Seinfeld

Food/Beverage:  Coffee, coffee, and coffee :)

Recently Read Books:  Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer, Bossypants by Tina Fey, and I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley

We’ll be introducing the other staff in future posts – stay tuned!


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