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Diversity Preview Weekend

Diversity Preview Weekend

We are proud to host our Diversity Preview Weekend — a flagship recruiting event designed to attract top talent from our diverse communities, including U.S. underrepresented minorities, women, and LGBTQ prospective students. The application for Diversity Preview Weekend 2021 is now open. The deadline to apply is October 11, 2021 at 11:59 PM CDT.

About the Weekend:

Date: October 28-30, 2021

Format: In-Person*

Discover the Rice MBA during our flagship recruiting event.

Activities include a Diversity and Inclusion Conference, alumni panels, sessions with the Career Development Office and Recruiting and Admissions teams, as well as social activities with current students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Candidates who join us from outside of the Houston metro area and intend on applying to the Full-Time or Professional MBA programs this year will be extended an invitation to partake in a Community Assessment during their time on campus.

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*We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will be working closely with the Rice University Crisis Management Team to ensure the safety of everyone participating in the event.

Join Us

We encourage you to apply to join us! Those who are invited to attend this event will be notified by the Recruiting and Admissions Office starting September 10, 2021.

For those joining us from outside of the Houston metro area, we are pleased to offer transportation reimbursement for up to $300** as well as hotel accommodations during the event.

Limited spots available.   

Apply Today

If you have any questions regarding our Diversity Preview Weekend, please contact Margaret Kazibwe at

**You must submit a Rice MBA program application by Round 2 (Full-Time MBA applicants) or Priority Deadline 2 (Professional MBA applicants) to receive transportation reimbursement.

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