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GWSB Undergraduate News

February 1, 2012

BADM 4900: Reflections on the Federal Reserve and it's Place in the Economy Today

Many of you are excited about taking the course taught by Professor Fort and Chairman Bernanke (for the GW Today announcement, please click here).

The course information is as follows:

BADM 4900, Reflections on the Federal Reserve and it's Place in the Economy Today
TR 12:45 - 2 p.m.
3/20/12 - 4/26/12
1.5 credits
Location TBA

Due to anticipated demand for seats in this course, interested undergraduate students will apply through a selective course admissions process. A successful student in this course would be one who has evinced strong academic preparation, demonstrated leadership skills, and has exhibited a legitimate interest in the operations of the Federal Reserve and how it impacts the global economy and society.

To apply for this course, please submit your one-page resume and a one-page statement addressing the following question:

What questions about the Federal Reserve are most important to the world today and how will this course positively impact your academic development?
Statements should be no longer than one page, in 12 pitch Times New Roman font, with 1" margins on all four sides. Statements should include your name and GWID.

Your complete application should be submitted in hardcopy form to:
Larry Fillian
Director of Undergraduate Advising
The Advising Center
Duques 456
Applications must be received no later than February 17th, 2012 at 6 p.m. No electronic, late submissions or registrants will be accepted. Decisions will be made by March 9th.

By submitting an application to this class, you certify that your current schedule can accommodate this class. If you are accepted into the course, you will be notified, and registered for the class administratively. Students who have time conflicts will not be accepted to this course.


Evening with the Embassy - Federal Republic of Germany


MBSA Game Night

Enjoy a game night of fun with the Multicultural Business Student Association
Come see shat the MBSA has to offer at our general body meeting!
Food will be provided!

When: Monday February 6, 2012 from 8:30 pm
Where: Marvin Room 310


GW Undergraduate REIDO Event with Stanley Sloter

Please join us on February 3, 2012 as The GW Undergraduate Real Estate Investment & Development Organization–in partnership with The Wharton Undergraduate Real Estate Club–bring you distinguished guest speaker Stanley Sloter. Mr. Sloter is the president and founder of the Paradigm companies. He has developed more than 8,000 urban and high-rise residential apartments and condominiums, many as ventures with pension funds, landowners and even local governments. Mr. Sloter also serves as a member of GW's Center For Real Estate & Urban Analysis Board of Directors and Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University School of Business.

Mr. Sloter will speak about the Real Estate industry overall, the role of an entrepreneurial developer, the current market (both regionally and nationally), followed with Q&A. GWSB Dean Doug Guthrie will give opening remarks at the event.

Free food and drinks will be served during the networking reception prior to Mr. Sloter's presentation. The Wharton Undergraduate Real Estate Club will be in Washington, D.C. for a career trek and co-hosting this event. The event is open and FREE to all GW Undergraduates, GW MBA students, and GW Alumni.

The event will be a great networking opportunity with GW Alumni, Wharton Alumni, GW Students, & Wharton Students.

Where: 6th Floor Lobby - Duquès
When: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: Networking reception begins at 5:30pm

Space is limited so please e-mail your RSVP to reidoundergradgwu@gmail.com.

If you have any questions or concerns contact: rjvalero@gwu.edu or bromanof@gwu.edu.

To get more information about or to join GW Undergraduate REIDO (Real Estate Investment & Development Organization), please contact Brandon Romanoff - bromanof@gwu.edu.


Interested in Serving Your Fellow Students?

Want to give back to GW by serving fellow students? Are you interested in advocating for student concerns and working together with administrators to improve the GW experience? The GW Student Association is looking to fill a vacancy for Undergraduate Senator--School of Business. This appointment will last for the remainder of the 2011-2012 academic year. If interested, please contact Senate Chief of Staff Ryan Fanning at rfanning@gwu.edu or Executive Vice President Ted Costigan at costigan@gwu.edu. Application is available here.


NOW AVAILABLE: GWSB Sophomore Community Applications!

Interested in being part of a community that allows you to achieve academic success through career exploration, community building activities, and increased interaction with GW faculty and staff? GWSB Living provides resources and programs to complement the academic offerings and existing co-curricular programs within the School. Examples of specialized learning activities include:

● Networking with faculty and an alumni mentor
● Interviewing boot camp
● Study abroad information session
● Service learning opportunities

...and more!

This sophomore community is located in Guthridge Hall for the 2012-2013 academic year. If accepted into this community you will be guaranteed a residential space in Guthridge Hall. What are you waiting for? Apply here!


Free Accounting Tutoring

Free accounting tutoring is available on a walk in basis in the Department of Accountancy, Duquès 601 during the following times:

Mondays 3:00 pm - 5:30pm
Thursdays 3:30pm - 6:00pm


Delta Sigma Pi Spring 2012 Rush


The Path to Entrepreneurial Success: Capitalizing on Opportunities and Resources

Ever dreamed of starting your own business? Join the Obama administration’s top small business advisor, Karen Mills, for a discussion of strategies and best practices for students, faculty, and alumni interested in starting or growing a small business enterprise.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
5:00pm - 6:00pm

The George Washington University
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
Washington, D.C.

To register, please visit: http://thepathatgw.eventbrite.com


Your resume. Your brand. LinkedIn.


Free GRE, LSAT, MCAT Workshops and Practice Tests

Is graduate, law, or medical school in your future? Then now is the time to register for some of the great events Kaplan and GW are offering this semester.

The Center for Student Engagement is sponsoring a series of graduate school workshops where you will learn expert test taking strategies and tips to help you through the admissions process.

GRE Workshop: Thursday, February 2, 2012 @ 6:30pm, Marvin Ctr 302
LSAT Workshop: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 @ 6:30pm, Marvin Ctr 302
MCAT Workshop: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 @ 6:30pm, Marvin Ctr 402

To sign up for these workshops please go to bit.ly/GWworkshops

The GW Student Association will be sponsoring Kaplan's FREE GRE, LSAT, and MCAT Practice tests on March 3rd in Funger Hall @ 10am.

To register for this free event and save your spot today, please go tobit.ly/GWpracticetest2012

At the event you will take a free practice test under real-life proctored conditions. After the practice test, a Kaplan instructor will go over problems from the test and teach you Kaplan strategies to tackle your exam. Kaplan will also provide you with a free comprehensive score analysis and complete answers and explanations to the practice test on Saturday.

MCAT Practice Test: 10am @ GW Funger Hall, Rm. 207
LSAT Practice Test: 10am @ GW Funger Hall, Rm. 108
GRE Practice Test: 10am @ GW Funger Hall, Rm. 103

Also, you may already know about the 10% discount on On Site and One-on-One programs that Kaplan is now offering all GW students and alumni as part of our partnerships with the GW Student Association. However, at the Practice Test event on Saturday, Kaplan will be offering GW students and alumni an additional $100 discount, for a total savings of up to $300 OFF!

Remember, more students get into medical school and law school with a Kaplan course than all other major test prep companies combined! This is what we do best, and we look forward to getting you started at our free events this semester at GW!


Study Abroad

Thinking of studying abroad in the Fall 2012 semester?
Then apply for the Focus on Fall Abroad Community!
Applications due February 9, 2012.

Come to a FOFAC Info Session to hear more about the program!
All sessions held in the Office for Study Abroad (812 20th Street).
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 1:00pm
Monday, February 6, 2012 at 2:00pm

And mark your calendars for the School of Business Study Abroad Information sessions!

GW Paris Info Session
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
5:00pm
Duquès 453
If you are interested in GWSB’s competitive GW Paris program for the Fall 2012 semester, we recommend that you attend this session. You’ll receive complete information on what sets this program apart, application details, and how GW Paris classes fit into your curriculum.

Business Abroad Info Session

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
5:00pm
Duquès 451
Are you interested in studying abroad, but aren’t sure where you want to go or how the process works? This session will include information about your options around the world and complete details on the steps you need to take to make your decision.


Attention GWSB Sophomores and Juniors: $2,500 Scholarships Available!!!

THE ANDREW STERGIOPOULOS FOUNDATION
184 Marvin Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT. 06840
www.Sterg.org

The Andrew Stergiopoulos Foundation, in collaboration with the faculty and administration of George Washington University, is currently accepting applications for the 2012 Andrew Stergiopoulos Scholarship Awards. Each year, the Awards are given to students in the sophomore and junior classes of the GW Undergraduate business school who exhibit Andrew’s outstanding qualities, including academic and athletic achievement, leadership and vision. Traditionally, two Awards are given each year, and each Award takes the form of a cash gift in the amount of $2,500. Award proceeds are to be used to defray tuition or work-study expenses, for a special research project, or to fund study abroad.

Winners of the Awards are selected based on a short application, an essay and a faculty recommendation. The Award and the application process are described in greater detail at our website: www.Sterg.org For the 2012 Awards, application materials must be received by the Foundation no later than February 15, 2012. Recipients of the Awards will be invited to attend a luncheon or dinner celebrating Fellowship Scholarships at The George Washington University.

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NEW! BADM 4900: Reflections on the Federal Reserve and it's Place in the Economy Today

NEW! Evening with the Embassy - Federal Republic of Germany

NEW! MBSA Game Night

NEW! GW Undergraduate REIDO Event with Stanley Sloter

NEW! Interested in Serving Your Fellow Students?

NOW AVAILABLE: GWSB Sophomore Community Applications!

Free Accounting Tutoring

Delta Sigma Pi Spring 2012 Rush

The Path to Entrepreneurial Success: Capitalizing on Opportunities and Resources

Your resume. Your brand. LinkedIn.

Free GRE, LSAT, MCAT Workshops and Practice Tests

Study Abroad

Attention GWSB Sophomores and Juniors: Two $2,500 Scholarships Available!!!

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