Ivey MBA Podcast

10 Episodes

By: Ivey Business School

Our recruiting and admissions team is here to help and support candidates through the research and admissions process. From providing application tips, to learning more about program curriculum and culture, and getting insights from students and alumni, the resources below are a great way to start learning more about the Ivey MBA.

How to Choose an MBA Program

Are you considering a MBA program as a next step but not sure how to approach which schools to choose? This podcast hosted by our Admissions and Recruitment leads will break down key factors candidates should consider to help them determine which programs are the best fit for their MBA experience. 

Quick Tip: Does the GMAT Exemption Impact the Scholarship Value?

The team addresses the commonly asked question on whether the GMAT exemption negatively impacts the admission scholarship. 

GMAT/GRE Exemption Overview

Do you have a STEM or business-related university degree? Have you not written the GMAT/GRE yet?  This is an episode you won’t want to miss! We break down the new pre-assessment GMAT/GRE exemption opportunity, including typical profiles we were seeking and addressing commonly asked questions about the exemption. 

Admissions Series: International Perspectives

Current International students, Aaron Olajide, Aadhyaa Rai, Bruno Saux, Mariya Tsybulnyk from the MBA”24 class will share insights on choosing the Ivey MBA program. Areas of discussion will focus on key differentiators in their decision making, the services and supports in place to transition to Canada, and the Ivey culture . We hope you enjoy the conversation!

Women of the Ivey MBA

Ivey alumni, Kristine Beese MBA’10 Temi Busari MBA’22 and Mannat Kaur MBA’23 discuss their experiences in the Ivey MBA, and the key factors that resonated with each to lead them to Ivey. Areas of discussion revolve around non-traditional backgrounds, supports and networks, imposter syndrome and unique issues that effect women when making this decision to move forward with the MBA. You won’t want to miss out on this engaging discussion!

The Value of the Ivey MBA

Ivey alumni discuss the value of the Ivey MBA. Each will share their perspectives on what they gained from the experience, both in the program and the long-term value and takeaways. You won’t want to miss out on this informative session!

Final Application Deadline Advice (Canadian/PR applicants)

As our last application deadline approaches for our Canadian and PR applicants on January 12 2024 for our March 2024 intake (for domestic applicants only), we address questions about our application and share how the admissions committee assesses the various components. We provide advice and the tools necessary to create the strongest application possible — an application that stands out and authentically represents who you are and what you have accomplished.

Returning to Ivey: Our First 60 Days in the Ivey MBA Direct Program

Ivey MBA Recruiting Associate, Rachael Terejko, is joined by two HBA ’20 alumni who are currently pursuing their MBA’s back at Ivey. Hear from Manjinder Kamboj and Halle Shopperly on their personal MBA journeys – why they made the decision to return to Ivey for an MBA, the surprising differences from their HBA and MBA experiences, adjusting back to student life, advice on preparing for recruiting opportunities with Ivey’s Career Management team, and knowing your own path.

Ivey MBA Student Experience – Success at Ivey with a Non-Traditional Background

Do you have a non-traditional background and have concerns about considering an MBA program? This podcast is for you! Please tune in to hear current MBA Student Ambassadors Ryan D’Souza, Renee Hueston, and Mariya Tsybulnyk share their journey from deciding on an MBA program to adjusting to the case method.  They share great insights and perspectives on contributing to the classroom and the supportive culture at Ivey.

Ivey MBA Talk- Curriculum

Current MBA students share the case method experience, including comparing the first half of the year during the core curriculum to the current term of electives.  Please tune in to hear how they chose electives and some of their favourite faculty and courses!