MBA Prep Program Information Session
Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>MLT’s Vision & Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Program Results </li></ul><ul><li>P...
MLT’s Vision & Mission A world where all motivated minorities have the opportunity to realize their full career potential....
Program Results Applications for this year’s MBAP class ~600 MLT alumni working in top companies, nonprofits, and entrepre...
<ul><li>The MLT MBA Prep Program’s  objective is to  increase minority presence in leading business schools and facilitate...
Program Time Line Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Alumni  <...
1-on-1 Coaching B-Schools Key decision makers What AOs are looking for  Our alumni that attend there   School culture Indu...
MLT Business School Partners
MLT Corporate Partners NOTE: Fellows are empowered with the choice to pursue careers in line with their passions, even if ...
Eligibility <ul><li>1. Personal Traits </li></ul><ul><li>Scrappiness*, Self awareness, Coachability, Resourcefulness, Prof...
MBAP Application & Admission Preparation: Self-Reflection Talk to MLTers Budgeting GMAT Preparation  (ie classes, tutor, s...
Thank You Ronethea Williams MBA Prep Recruiter 646.810.6109 [email_address] w w w . m l 4 t . o r g
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The MBA Prep experience is a comprehensive 16-month curriculum culminating in a Fellow's application to graduate business school. MBAP Fellows receive one-on-one coaching from experienced MLT staff and current and former MBA Admissions Officers, and attend seminars focusing on key elements of the application process.

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  • MLT can help you expand those options and master the game. Do you want limited choices or abundant.
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  • MLT can help you expand those options and master the game. Do you want limited choices or abundant.
  • It’s Important to Start Early, Make GMAT Your Priority…What’s Next: ___ Take a practice test and get a sense of where you are: raw scores and area(s) of weakness ___ Understand percentiles and what your target business schools expect ___ Get in a GMAT Prep class that’s right for you (your company may reimburse you) ___ Know your test center options and availability (in some areas, test centers and dates are infrequent) ___ Manage your time and start early – plan, plan and plan
  • MLT can help you expand those options and master the game. Do you want limited choices or abundant.
  • MBA Prep 2009 Presentation

    1. 1. MBA Prep Program Information Session
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>MLT’s Vision & Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Program Results </li></ul><ul><li>Program & Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Eligibility </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul>
    3. 3. MLT’s Vision & Mission A world where all motivated minorities have the opportunity to realize their full career potential. To increase the presence of minorities in fast track entry-level jobs and major graduate business schools as preparation for leadership positions in corporations, non-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures Vision Mission Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a national non-profit that has made ground-breaking progress developing the next generation of African American, Hispanic and Native American leaders in major corporations, non-profit organizations and entrepreneurial ventures.
    4. 4. Program Results Applications for this year’s MBAP class ~600 MLT alumni working in top companies, nonprofits, and entrepreneurial ventures ~200 MBAP Alumni at top 25+ business schools in Fall 2009 ~400 Fellows in this year’s MBAP class 1000+
    5. 5. <ul><li>The MLT MBA Prep Program’s objective is to increase minority presence in leading business schools and facilitate the post-MBA career transition via a 16-month program focusing on individual work-plan development and execution. The program includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coaching - 1-on-1 Coaching with experienced professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum – Proprietary leadership development curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community – MLT’s family includes over 1,000 young professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connections – Early access to B-school and corporate partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career – Ongoing professionals development and job support </li></ul></ul>Program Components
    6. 6. Program Time Line Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Alumni <ul><li>Self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Career road mapping </li></ul><ul><li>School research & fit </li></ul><ul><li>Passion & goal development </li></ul><ul><li>Essay critique </li></ul><ul><li>Resume development </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to admissions officers at top 25 b-schools </li></ul><ul><li>Early access to corporate partners </li></ul><ul><li>Executive leadership presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Industry exposure </li></ul><ul><li>Skill development </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: Competitive selection process </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Alumni Network </li></ul><ul><li>Job Support </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Alumni Mixers </li></ul><ul><li>MLT CAP Program </li></ul>_________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ 1-on-1 Coaching Sessions Leadership Seminars Pre-MBA Internships Alumni 2010 2011
    7. 7. 1-on-1 Coaching B-Schools Key decision makers What AOs are looking for Our alumni that attend there School culture Industries <ul><li>Your strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Your passions </li></ul><ul><li>Your goals </li></ul><ul><li>Your style </li></ul><ul><li>Your skills </li></ul>Finance Banking Consulting Retail Sports & Entertainment Technology Pharmaceutical And more… Age: late 20s Industry: Various Experience: 2-4 years ” You share Feedback <ul><li>Insights </li></ul><ul><li>Advice </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul>Typical Student Profile Typical Coach Profile Education: MBA & other postgraduate degrees Industries: Various Experience: 10+ years
    8. 8. MLT Business School Partners
    9. 9. MLT Corporate Partners NOTE: Fellows are empowered with the choice to pursue careers in line with their passions, even if the company is not one of our partners.
    10. 10. Eligibility <ul><li>1. Personal Traits </li></ul><ul><li>Scrappiness*, Self awareness, Coachability, Resourcefulness, Professionalism, Maturity, Ambition, Initiative, Drive, Strong work ethic, Can-do attitude </li></ul><ul><li>2. Analytical Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Achievement, Demonstrated analytical & problem solving skills </li></ul><ul><li>3. Realized Success </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of personal and professional accomplishment, Quality of work experience, Strong follow-up and follow-through </li></ul><ul><li>4. Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to get along with others, Willingness to help others, Strong team contribution and participation, Community involvement, Personal leadership & accountability </li></ul>Our expectation: _________________________________________________________________________ Scrappy - Adj.: Demonstrating an unwavering resolve to do whatever is necessary to achieve the best results for everyone involved, no matter how difficult. ** Note - An official GMAT score is NOT required for admission What is Required: <ul><li>Commitment </li></ul><ul><li> Applicants must be willing to commit significant time and energy to </li></ul><ul><li>the 16 month program. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Identify as an under-represented minority </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify as Black/African-American, Latino/a, Native American, or combination with any of the aforementioned identities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Work Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants must have at least one year of post-grad work experience by December 31, 2009. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants must have solid academic standing and a bachelor's degree. Applicants must also have demonstrated leadership ability and motivation in their extracurricular activities. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5. US Citizenship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MBA Prep is open to US Citizens and Permanent Residents. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. MBAP Application & Admission Preparation: Self-Reflection Talk to MLTers Budgeting GMAT Preparation (ie classes, tutor, study, practice test) Networking/Relationship Building (for school research, references, etc) MBAP Application: General Information Essays Resume Online Recommendation (current/former mgr, prof’l colleagues, community leaders, professors, MBAP alumni, college student club leaders) Undergraduate Test Scores and Transcript/GPA Application Fee ($75) Permanent Residency Card (if applicable) Essay Question 1: What are your post-MBA short and long term career aspirations and how will an MBA help you achieve them? Why do you feel that now is the right time professionally and personally to begin the process to pursue an MBA? Be sure to address why you believe that MBA Prep to be a good fit for you. (400 words max) Essay Question 2: What are you most passionate about personally and professionally? Include any specific examples of life experiences that have demonstrated that passion. (300 words max) Essay Question 3: Is there anything else that you would like to tell us about yourself? What will be your biggest challenge in meeting the requirements during the program? Is there anything that may affect your performance during the program (e.g. the need for special accommodations, planning a wedding within the next year, extensive travel plans, caring for a parent or child)? (300 words max) Application Deadlines: September 15 th and October 31 st
    12. 12. Thank You Ronethea Williams MBA Prep Recruiter 646.810.6109 [email_address] w w w . m l 4 t . o r g

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