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MBA Tour Dates and Cities (2019)

When we began writing our research guide, the motivation was to have an alternative to MBA tours where business school’s PR stunts are compensated with an objective analysis that includes latest trends in the job market, base salary and bonus fluctuations, and strengths of each business school. Although the response has been overwhelming, while we began guiding applicants through all-in-one Essay Review, Resume Editing and Profile Evaluation service, a point of contact became all too important to ignore. Applicants found the networking with Alumni post MBA Tours to be valuable sessions to get an insider perspective about the program. Some remained within the shell of the marketing gimmick while most opened up and offered interesting insights and even discouraged some applicants from applying.

We have used several such interactions as narratives while editing the essays. The MBA Tours have not only transformed from a ‘fit analysis’ sessions but became valuable ‘anecdote’ collecting machines. The ‘extra’ mile that you went in finding the fit or collecting information that is not obvious in employment report or our research guides became a key indicator in measuring an applicant’s motivation to join an MBA program. We rarely put effort into finding out about a brand, if at some level, we don’t believe in it.

The QS team and The MBA Tour dominates and still offers the most events around the world. However, the role of Access MBA and Poet & Quant’s Centre Court events cannot be ignored. In terms of the sheer number of events, QS is way ahead, capturing the breadth of the world. So if you are from an underrepresented part of the world, the chance that a QS event will reach your city is high. For European applicants, Access MBA offers the most events while for the most evenly spread out schedule, The MBA Tour is your go-to event. Centre Court stands out by bringing top schools (Stanford, Wharton, Booth, Kellogg, MIT, and LBS) into the event – something that we have rarely seen in other events.


To help you attend the right events for 2019, we have collected the schedules for QS Events, The MBA Tour, and Access MBA Events. Centre Court events are traditionally conducted in September (Los Angeles, Houston, Toronto, Chicago, Washington DC and New York City), March (London) and June (Boston). We will update the event dates when the team announces them for Sep 2019.

2019 MBA Tours

2019 Dates CityProvider
22nd Aug Seoul QS
22nd Aug SantiagoThe MBA Tour
22nd Aug BangkokThe MBA Tour
24th Aug Beijing QS
24th Aug JakartaThe MBA Tour
25th Aug Shanghai QS
26th Aug San JoseQS
27th Aug Panama City QS
27th Aug BeijingThe MBA Tour
27th Aug Taipei QS
28th Aug JohannesburgAccess MBA
29th Aug Singapore QS
29th Aug Guadalajara QS
29th Aug ShanghaiThe MBA Tour
31st Aug Mexico City QS
31st Aug Hong KongThe MBA Tour
31st Aug Cape TownAccess MBA
26th Aug San JoseQS
27th Aug Panama City QS
29th Aug GuadalajaraQS
31st Aug Mexico CityQS
3rd Sep Bogota QS
3rd Sep TokyoThe MBA Tour
4th Sep LagosAccess MBA
5th Sep TaipeiThe MBA Tour
5th Sep LimaQS
7th Sep New DelhiAccess MBA
7th Sep SantiagoQS
7th Sep SeoulThe MBA Tour
7th Sep AccraAccess MBA
9th Sep Buenos AiresQS
9th Sep NairobiAccess MBA
10th Sep BangaloreAccess MBA
11th Sep Sao Paulo QS
11th Sep Seattle QS
12th Sep Portland QS
12th Sep MunichThe MBA Tour
14th Sep MumbaiAccess MBA
14th Sep San Francisco QS
14th Sep Warsaw The MBA Tour
15th Sep Los Angeles QS
16th Sep MilanThe MBA Tour
16th Sep DelhiThe MBA Tour
17th Sep Singapore Access MBA
17th Sep Vancouver QS
18th Sep BangaloreThe MBA Tour
18th Sep BrusselsAccess MBA
19th Sep JakartaAccess MBA
19th Sep Calgary QS
21st Sep Paris Access MBA
21st Sep MumbaiQS
21st Sep Montreal QS
21st Sep Dubai QS
21st Sep BrusselsThe MBA Tour
22nd Sep Toronto QS
23rd Sep HyderabadThe MBA Tour
23rd Sep Beirut QS
24th Sep LondonAccess MBA
24th Sep Boston QS
25th Sep Cairo QS
25th Sep Dubai The MBA Tour
26th Sep Washington DC QS
26th Sep DublinAccess MBA
28th Sep New York City QS
28th Sep IstanbulQS
30th Sep Philadelphia QS
30th Sep Oslo Access MBA
1st Oct Chicago QS
3rd Oct St. PetersburgAccess MBA
3rd Oct Warsaw QS
5th Oct London QS
5th Oct Moscow Access MBA
7th Oct JohannesburgThe MBA Tour
8th Oct Madrid QS
8th Oct MilanAccess MBA
10th Oct Brussels QS
10th Oct RomeAccess MBA
10th Oct NairobiThe MBA Tour
12th Oct Paris QS
12th Oct Geneva Access MBA
12th Oct LagosThe MBA Tour
14th Oct Milan QS
14th Oct AccraThe MBA Tour
14th Oct Zurich Access MBA
16th Oct Miami QS
16th Oct ViennaAccess MBA
17th Oct Atlanta QS
17th Oct AthensAccess MBA
17th Oct MonterreyAccess MBA
19th Oct Mexico CityAccess MBA
19th Oct TokyoAccess MBA
19th Oct Moscow QS
19th Oct Houston QS
20th Oct Mexico CityAccess MBA
21st Oct Austin QS
22nd Oct Dallas QS
22nd Oct SeoulAccess MBA
22nd Oct Bogota Access MBA
24th Oct Geneva QS
24th Oct TaipeiAccess MBA
24th Oct Minneapolis QS
26th Oct Hong KongAccess MBA
26th Oct Zurich QS
26th Oct Salt Lake City QS
26th Oct LimaAccess MBA
28th Oct Stockholm QS
28th Oct Denver QS
29th Oct ShanghaiAccess MBA
29th Oct SantiagoAccess MBA
29th Oct Oslo QS
30th Oct Phoenix QS
31st Oct BeijingAccess MBA
31st Oct Buenos AiresAccess MBA
31st Oct Chengdu QS
31st Oct Copenhagen QS
2nd Nov San Diego QS
2nd Nov Sao Paulo Access MBA
2nd Nov Frankfurt QS
4th Nov Rio De JaneiroAccess MBA
4th Nov Munich QS
4th Nov San Jose QS
5th Nov Washington DC Access MBA
6th Nov Hamburg QS
7th Nov Hong Kong QS
7th Nov New YorkAccess MBA
9th Nov BangkokQS
9th Nov San Francisco Access MBA
11th Nov Tel AvivAccess MBA
12th Nov Calgary Access MBA
14th Nov IstanbulAccess MBA
14th Nov Montreal Access MBA
14th Nov Kuala LumpurQS
16th Nov Beirut Access MBA
16th Nov Toronto Access MBA
17th Nov JakartaQS
18th Nov RiyadhAccess MBA
19th Nov ManilaQS
20th Nov Abu DhabiAccess MBA
21st Nov Ho Chi Minh City QS
22nd Nov DubaiAccess MBA
23rd Nov SofiaAccess MBA
26th Nov BucharestAccess MBA
28th Nov Kathmandu QS
28th Nov BelgradeAccess MBA
30th Nov BudapestAccess MBA
3rd Dec PragueAccess MBA

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