Northeastern University is the pioneer in experiential education. At D'Amore-McKim School of Business, our graduate business programs pair rigorous academics with hands-on, experience-powered learning. You'll enrich your skill set, expand your network, and enhance your professional potential as we prepare you to lead in a dynamic, data-driven world.
Join us for our application Q&A and get all your questions answered so you can apply now to your program of interest.
Typical topics include:
- Application process – Gain a detailed understanding of our application process, what the admissions committee looks for in a candidate, and how to make your application stand out.
- Scholarships – Discover scholarship opportunities and financial aid options for your program of interest.
- Student experience – Learn about the resources and support available for our students.
This informal discussion will not be recorded.
Meet our admissions team:
Dena Snyder is an Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions at D'Amore-McKim. Dena specializes in recruiting graduate students for the MS in Finance (Quantitative Finance) and MS in International Management programs. She recruits many international candidates and enjoys developing relationships with them to help them select the program that best fits their educational needs and professional goals. Dena spends a significant amount of time reviewing applications and making admissions recommendations. As part of her role, she leads informal “Ask Me Anything” admissions events where she counsels prospective students in a small group setting on the application process, understanding degree program components, and funding options.
Dena began with D'Amore-McKim in 2011 in a recruiting and admissions role supporting all graduate business programs. During this time, she enjoyed traveling and recruiting students to join the D'Amore-McKim MBA program.
Prior to coming to Northeastern, Dena worked in graduate admissions at Boston University Questrom School of Business. Before coming to higher education, she served in non-profit and government roles at the National Council of Jewish Women and SmithBucklin.
Ashley Madigan is an Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, Ashley's role focuses on overseeing the admissions process for one of D'Amore-McKim's largest programs, the MS in Business Analytics. Her primary responsibilities include recruiting prospective students through virtual and in-person events, counseling applicants, reviewing applications, and making admissions decisions.
Before joining the team at D'Amore-McKim, Ashley held positions as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Boston University's School of Law leading national recruitment and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Bridgeport managing a team of admissions counselors.
Samir Saueressig is an Associate Director of Graduate Admissions.