The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, continues to expand its offerings. If you'd like to snag a spot in the next class, then you don't want to miss this event. In a live chat Today, from noon to 1 p.m. (EST), you'll get advice from Jett Pihakis, director of Domestic Admissions, and Peter Johnson, director of International Admissions, for the full-time MBA program at Haas.
Before taking on the role of director in July 2001, Pihakis served nearly two years as associate director of admissions for the MBA program at UC Berkeley. He has also worked in undergraduate admissions at Vanderbilt University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in psychology. Pihakis holds a PhD in education from Stanford University.
Johnson has been at UC Berkeley since November, 1999, and has 16 years of experience in undergraduate, graduate, and international admissions at various institutions. He holds a bachelor's degree in German from Pacific University and a master's degree in international relations from Golden Gate University.
Your co-hosts for this live chat will be Jack Dierdorff (BWJack), consulting editor of BusinessWeek Online and former managing editor of the magazine, and Francesca Di Meglio (FrancescaBW), the B-schools channel editor.
Hope to see you there!
BusinessWeek Online rotates chat days and times, so that everyone has a chance to tune in. If you can't attend a live event, you can send Francesca Di Meglio (Francesca_DiMeglio@businessweek.com) questions for the guest in advance, and she'll try to pose as many as she can. Please use the subject line "Haas Chat." Or, you may simply read the transcript that we post afterward.