Ask Michael Scott: In the World of Business, an MBA Matters Susan Thoma October 4, 2013 [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4htttRMpk8[/youtube]Earning an MBA… even Michael Scott, notorious Scranton branch manager of fictional paper-producer Dunder-Mifflin, knows it’s a game-changer for business leaders, career advancers or career changers. It’s particularly important for those of us not gifted with enough athletic prowess to enter the NBA directly from high school.So, how can you get a leg up on the rest MBA applicants? What is the best way to start researching business schools, learning about application requirements, preparing for the GMAT, and connecting with students and alumni at the schools to which you are applying? The University of St. Thomas Evening MBA and Full Time MBA programs have your answer: The UST MBA Forum, Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. – noon.The UST MBA Forum is a great one-stop-shop event where you can get an all-encompassing preview of UST MBA program offerings, as well as the student and classroom experience. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a sample UST MBA class, attend a short information session with admissions team members from the part- and full-time MBA programs, ask current UST MBA students about their experience in and outside of the classroom, and participate in a Kaplan GMAT Preparation course. But wait, there’s more!Individuals who attend the UST MBA Forum will be entered in a drawing to win a free Kaplan GMAT preparation class (an estimated $1,599 value) and receive application fee waivers for the Evening and Full-time UST MBA programs. Even better, the UST MBA Forum is free of charge, a light breakfast will be served and parking validation will be provided.Would Michael Scott have been the next Steve Jobs or Warren Buffet had he earned his MBA? The world will never know. Come to the UST MBA Forum on Saturday, October 12, and take the first step toward earning your MBA at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business. Register now!