Once you’ve paid your deposit, visit our Getting Started page to learn how to claim your GW NetID and set up your email address. Also, join the GMBA Class of 2019 Facebook page so you can start getting to know your classmates.
Check out our clubs and student organizations to start getting to know the GWSB community! The MBA student engagement events will be sent to you once they are finalized, until then familiarize yourself with events in DC and our Colonial Cup Events.
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Start considering your options and researching move in-dates, prices and neighborhoods. Since we are an urban campus, GW has very limited on-campus housing for graduate students, so be sure to start planning well in advance!
Get ready! August is a busy time for new GMBA students. Your first weeks at GW will be a whirl of new people and experiences. There’s a lot to do and remember, but with a little preparation you can hit the ground running.
For those of you wishing to brush up more before the start of GMBA C-Suite, we will host an optional Quantitative Bootcamp on Saturday, August 12, starting at 9:00am. The list of topics that will be covered during the QB workshop can be found here. If you wish to attend the QB workshop, please sign up here.
Prior to the start of the GMBA C-Suite, we invite you to attend a DC tradition, Jazz in the Garden! We will have a section reserved at the National Gallery’s Sculpture Garden on *Friday, August 4. The music starts at 5:00pm*, we will arrive early to ensure we have enough space so please feel free to come meet the us and your fellow classmates! We will have food and drinks and picnic blankets ready, hope to see you there!
We also have some evening events taking place during GMBA C-Suite, details are below:
If you have any questions, please be sure to contact the Student Engagement team.
Congratulations on your admission and welcome to The George Washington University School of Business! One of the main reasons an individual pursues an MBA degree is to enhance career prospects. If this is your goal then rest assured that the F. David Fowler Career Center (FDFCC) will be an active partner with you on your career journey.
Career management is a life-long process and success depends largely on how prepared you are for the competition. Your preparation will start early, even before you arrive on campus as you will be engaged in the required Career Roadmap course designed to accelerate your market-readiness for relevant internship opportunities. The deliverables can be completed on Blackboard, an online portal to access course content across all of your classes. If you have any questions about the career deliverables, please contact Jeremy Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please complete the career deliverables within 4 weeks of obtaining your GW email. This timeline will help guide you through your transition from work life back into academia.
Please take note of the following required deadlines:
Career Roadmap Deliverables:
Here you will find a checklist and process for the deliverables you will complete on Blackboard this summer.
Additional Career Readiness Resources:
We hope this gives you a good start for the summer. We look forward to meeting you during the Institute!
All students admitted to a master’s program at The George Washington (GW) School of Business are required to successfully complete the online academic integrity module.
The Academic Integrity Module will be available on Blackboard on August 1. You will be registered for classes int eh end of June, afterwards you will have Blackboard access, use your NetID (GW email, name before @) and password to sign in.
Once you are permanently located in Washington DC, you will have free access to The Economist through the Washington DC Public Library and you can create an account with The Financial Times using your GWU email address.
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