Davis Student Shares Class Visit Advice

UC Davis Graduate School of Management Student Ambassador, Chris Darby, shared some useful tips for prospective students who are planning to attend a class visit. Student Ambassadors are current students at Davis who help prospective classmates learn about the programs and opportunities offered at UC Davis Graduate School of Management. Darby shared these tips with the UC Davis blog. He writes,

“Here at the GSM we make sure to set each other up for success in our professional development, so if you’re thinking of applying, here are some tips for a successful class visit.

  • Relax, you’re in good hands! Every single one of us at the GSM have been in your shoes and we all know how intimidating the application process can seem. Our team of Ambassadors wants you to get a feel for the program, and class visits are a candid way to see things from the student perspective.
  • Ask questions – it’s what we’re here for! We want you to have the clearest picture possible of what the student experience entails. We want your first visit at the GSM to be as valuable as possible, so no detail is too small for us to talk about.
  • Tell us your story! The Student Ambassadors all love meeting new people, and students at the GSM come from diverse backgrounds.  We want to know yours! This helps us know you, and all the better to figure out how the GSM can help you achieve your goals.
  • Tackle the visit with confidence! A class visit is a great way to put your best foot forward into a place where highly motivated professionals are sitting right next to you
  • Stay in touch! Keep our contact information for that question that pops into your head three days later!”


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