Welcoming the Class of 2020 Two-Year MBA candidates
Johnson welcomed 280 Two-Year MBA candidates to campus in early August for two weeks of pre-term activities, panels, and leadership sessions. MBA students began working with their core teams, spent time exploring their new home in Ithaca, and learned about all the resources available to them from the Career Management Center to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Families were welcomed, as well, with two meet-and-greet receptions.
The Two-Year Class of 2020 represents 40 countries and its composition includes 33 percent women, 15 percent underrepresented minorities, and an average GMAT score of 699.
Two-Year MBA Class of 2020 profile
During pre-term, incoming MBAs participated in an exercise that outlined community values and expectations, the Leading Teams Case Competition with their new core teams, and Johnson Outdoor Education (JOE) offsite at Casowasco Camp where they worked on team challenges and had fun getting to know one another.
Highlights from the Class of 2020 pre-term
— Judi Byers (@Judi_Byers) July 29, 2018
— Kevin Ferguson (@Kevin_Ferguson_) August 9, 2018
— Betsy Dick (@ecdick) August 3, 2018
The Johnson Outdoor Experience (JOE) is here 🌲👟☀️🚣♀️⛰ One-year and two-year students will put their skills to the test in team-based challenges, outdoor competition, and activities to step outside their comfort zone! We can’t wait to see their adventures. Alumni: Share your JOE stories below MBAs: Tag us in your stories and we will add them to ours!
The culmination of the #CornellMBA Pre-Term is #Johnson Outdoor Experience! One final challenge for the students? Build an ice cream that represents the MBA Class of 2020! Excited to see the winner, Johnson Java, be produced this fall with the help of the #Cornell #Dairy 🍦🥇👌🏼 pic.twitter.com/nzHij3yBsc
— Betsy Dick (@ecdick) August 11, 2018
— Johnson at Cornell (@CornellMBA) August 8, 2018
Welcome Two-Year Class of 2020—we’re so glad you’re here!