Sunday, February 11, 2007

Admit Weekend I (Feb 23-24)

Admit Weekend is less than two weeks away, and we can't wait to welcome over 100 Round 1 admits to the GSB for the weekend. We've been planning for Admit Weekend since last fall, and we're excited that it's almost here. We have great schedule of events for the weekend that include a headline model class, social events in the city, a student-led city tour, and endless opportunities to meet current students and fellow admits...your future classmates!

Some of the events that we're most excited for include:

Model Economics Class with Kevin Murphy
Kevin Murphy teaches some of the more exciting and dynamic economics courses at the GSB, and we're lucky to have him join us to teach a model class during Admit Weekend. Kevin was named a MacArthur Fellow for 2005 and was selected for the "genius grant" for his work in revealing economic forces shaping vital social phenomena. This is a great opportunity to see what it's like to participate in a class at the GSB and maybe learn a few things while you're at it.

Bowling, Food, & Drinks at Lucky Strike on Friday Night
After a full day of programming on Friday, we've rented out Lucky Strike Bowling downtown. Kick back, relax, and enjoy food and drinks with fellow admits and current students. And don't be afraid to show off those bowling skills.

Chicago City Tour
For those people who are visiting Chicago for the first time or want to get a tour of the city from current students' perspectives, join us on the city tour. This is a great way to see the highlights of the city, get a feel for the different neighborhoods and potential places to live, and hear from current students how they city will be a big part of your GSB experience.

Closing Dinner & Celebration at Gleacher Center on Saturday Night
To end the weekend, let's celebrate! Join us at the Midway Club at the Gleacher Center, our downtown campus building, for a dinner celebration.

Lastly, be on the lookout for an e-mail or call from a first-year the week prior to Admit Weekend. Each Admit will be paired up with a current first-year student "Host." Your Host will arrange to meet you when you arrive on campus on Friday and will be your personal resource starting at Admit Weekend.

We look forward to seeing everyone on the 23rd!

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