Houston MBA Program

The old saying knowledge is power is a classic saying for a reason…because it’s universally and eternally true! I can say with complete confidence that I could have advanced further in my career had I known sooner what I know now. I, like my circle of friends that range from influencers to authors, business owners to app developers, are in the constant pursuit of information that can help us make better decisions to achieve greater success - sooner, and with fewer bumps along the way. We’ve left no book unread, no workshop unattended, and let me tell you not all information is created equal. I want to see all women succeed so of course when I find a valuable resource I have to share it. One of those resources is a program that I am proud to say MsIndependent has supported for over 3 years - the QS World MBA Tour.

For anyone curious about embarking on an MBA program, this event has your name all over it. We’re talking you first, middle, and last name are written in bold on a beautifully wrapped box labeled QS World MBA Tour, open immediately, contents are time sensitive! Well, you get the idea.

So let’s get down to the details and why anyone considering an MBA program. First off, the QS World MBA Tour (QS) organizes the largest business education events in the world. They are the leading global career and education network for ambitious professionals looking to advance their personal and professional development. QS will be in Houston on Saturday, October 13 offering a full day of information, inspiration, and of course opportunities for higher education. Here’s more of what the event has to offer.

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QS Fair and Expo

Meet with 50+ top business schools, and receive info on their MBA programs

Resume Review Clinic

Get your resume reviewed by certified professionals and career coaches

Partner Offers

Receive special discounts and promotions from event partners

Free Headshots

Get a headshot taken to use for your LinkedIn or other professional applications

Career Guide

Receive a complimentary copy of our TopMBA Career Guide

Scholarship Opportunities

Gain access to a pool of MBA scholarships worth $7 million

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Connect Masters: Schedule private meetings with a range of top ranked business schools.

Expo opens: Receive an admissions profile and scholarship review, GMAT prep info, a free CV clinic and professional headshot

Free CV Clinic

Meet Rice University - Jones Graduate School of Business - gain insight into the school and programs offered.

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Meet McCombs School of Business University of Texas at Austin - gain insight into the school and programs offered

Meet Texas A & M University - Mays Business School - gain insight into the school and programs offered.


Meet University of Illinois - Gies College of Business - gain insight into the school and programs offered.

Meet University of California, San Diego - Rady School of Management - gain insight into the school and programs offered.


Meet Arizona State University - WP Carey School of Business - gain insight into the school and programs offered.

Admissions hints and tips: Q&A with leading Business Schools

Fair opens: Meet with top local, domestic and international MBA and Business Masters programs

Understanding and Preparing for the GMAT exam

For this event online registration is highly recommended. You can also register at the event, but with they have to offer, why not ensure ahead of time that you can take advantage of every opportunity available. The dress code is professional or business casual attire. You’ll have an opportunity to meet MBA admissions directors so be sure you’re making the right impression. It’s also recommended that you bring a few copies of your resume to leave with admission directors.

This is sure to be an event well worth your time, and a true investment in your future. If you’re on the fence about pursuing an MBA, go and ask questions, see what your options are, and get better information so you can make a more informed decision. Whatever your goals might be, and whatever the path you choose, I’m excited for all the insights and inspiration this event has to offer.

Registration is totally free for the QS World MBA. Click here to sign up and see what the world of higher education has in store for you.

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