Demonstrated success in advanced level high school courses
College preparation courses, oftentimes known as AP courses, are designed to help high school students prepare for success in college-level courses and programs. We are looking for students who have received adequate preparation for the rigors of college-level work and have demonstrated success.
Outgoing and diverse with positive approach to life and education
We are looking for students who are active and enthusiastic participants in their education and life choices. Do you sit in the back of the class to catch a nap or near the front with hand-raised? Are you running for the door or Class President?
An ability to develop positive relationships with other people of different backgrounds
If you haven’t noticed, the face of business is rapidly changing. Having the ability to understand and appreciate different cultures, work styles and behaviors is no longer a preference, it’s a requirement. Teamwork is a big component to the Wisconsin BBA curriculum… and you won’t always get to pick your teammates.
Achieves short-term goals with long-term vision
Are you an innovative and strategic thinker? As a professional, you will be required to plan, execute and meet a series of short-term goals – at times, relying on a great amount of creativity – en route to achieving long-term strategy. Have you demonstrated an ability to manage projects over time?
An innate desire to learn and lead
Leadership learning is an integral component of the Wisconsin BBA program. Our students are natural-born leaders and our program is designed to transform this instinct into graduates who are capable of leading businesses and organizations that will impact societies around the world.
Strong academic drive and ability
We want to make sure you’ve challenged yourself over time in selecting class schedules and excelled academically. There is no recess in college! As a student in the Wisconsin School of Business you will take rigorous classes taught by some of the most accomplished faculty in the country.
Intrinsically motivated with the ability to work independently
Are you internally motivated to achieve big things? Do you find yourself seeking answers and/or solutions to real and emerging problems? If so, you may be just the person we’re looking for. Our students are known across the world for being industrious, self-motivated individuals.
Students who are willing to and interested in utilizing the various resources available to them
The Wisconsin BBA is a world-class program with world-class services to support you at every stage of your career as a student. It is important that you enter your undergraduate program with an open mind and appreciate that nothing comes without a little hard work, grit, determination and help from your friends.
Researched UW-Madison and view the campus and the Wisconsin BBA as a sure, great fit!
As we evaluate your application so too must you evaluate whether Wisconsin is the best fit for you. Education is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your lifetime besides buying a house or purchasing a car. It’s important that you select a program that matches your needs. Do your research.