Lake Forest MBA Program Admissions
At Lake Forest Graduate School of Management you learn business from business in an engaged community. We pride ourselves on building relationships and responding to the needs of our professional students.
Our Business Leader Faculty™ share their experience with a student body of working professionals who possess the leadership qualities, communication skills, motivation and ability to contribute to an engaging MBA program.
Leadership Potential and Professional Experience
Our students demonstrate leadership potential from the beginning of the program. We consider professional experience and past achievements when assessing applications. While we recommend four years of professional experience, the quality of accomplishments, clear career growth and goals are even more significant. We are looking for self-confident individuals who actively seek opportunities to improve themselves.
Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Effective communication is a vital skill for business leaders. Our students are thoughtful listeners who consider colleagues’ perspectives and clearly articulate their ideas, whether verbally or in writing. Successful Lake Forest MBA applicants display the ability to confidently interact with peers and supervisors. They communicate fluently on a wide range of subjects in a professional business context.
Ability to Contribute to the MBA Experience
A substantial part of the Lake Forest MBA experience is shaped by interaction with classmates and faculty. Our MBA candidates actively participate in classroom discussions, work collaboratively outside of class and expand their professional relationships with colleagues. During the admissions, process we identify career-oriented applicants eager to share their professional experiences, work in teams, and apply business new skills.
Intellectual Ability and Motivation
Lake Forest MBA students are ready to expand their minds and their careers. In addition to a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, accepted students display a desire to grow professionally and personally. They demonstrate an established knowledge base that allows them to make connections between class assignments and work experience. Our versatile students master analytical and quantitative concepts while employing their innate good judgment to make prudent business decisions.