How are students paired with coaches?

How are students paired with coaches?

Our team of coaches comes from a wide array of professional and academic backgrounds. Once an Accelerator class is finalized, we review each participant's story and match them with the coach who is most likely to help them thrive over the course of the Accelerator.

I can't decide between the two tracks, how do I choose?

I can't decide between the two tracks, how do I choose?

Don't worry! Many students are unsure which track is best, especially if they haven't yet had any first-hand experience. We recommend attending as many of our upcoming workshops as you can (accessible through the "Learn" tab on your account page). If you're still ambivalent, feel free to email us and we'll help you think through the options. You are also more than welcome to apply for both Accelerators, but just remember that you will only be allowed to enroll in one.

I'm not sure I'm interested in working in consulting or finance, should I still apply?

I'm not sure I'm interested in working in consulting or finance, should I still apply?

We recognize that many underclassmen don't yet have any solid experience or grounding in our current industry offerings (consulting and finance). All we expect is that, if you apply, you have a genuine curiosity about these industries and are excited about the possibility of expanding your horizons. We strongly believe that all of our graduates emerge from the 4-week program feeling far more confident in their career directions.

As a courtesy to other applicants, however, we do ask that you do not apply if you are certain these industries aren't for you.

What key dates should I be aware of?

What key dates should I be aware of?

The Priority Deadline for our Spring 2019 cycle is January 10, 2019 and the Final Deadline is February 7, 2019. We review applications on a rolling basis throughout the year, but each cycle has specific deadlines after which we cannot consider you for sponsorship.

What specifically will I learn?

What specifically will I learn?

What you learn depends largely on the particular Accelerator you apply for. In general, all of our programs place an emphasis on fortifying your professional skills (networking, pitching, interviewing, personal branding) as well as expanding your confidence and deepening your knowledge of your industry of choice.

Why are there only programs in consulting and finance?

Why are there only programs in consulting and finance?

In the past, ModernGuild has offered a wider array of Accelerator programs. However, we have chosen to double-down on these two industries for now to ensure we're delivering the best possible experience for students and surpassing the expectations of our current company partners. In the future, we certainly hope to introduce more tracks.