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Sep 12, 2009 - 3:16pm

I usually go just wearing khaki pants and a polo but I've seen people turn up in everything without any one really caring. I've seen people turn up in jeans and a polo and shorts and t-wso/">shirt. I don't think it really matters but you should probably go dressed at least half decent.

 
Sep 12, 2009 - 7:32pm

Don't listen yo Yacht_man or buttercup87, they don't know what they are talking about. Here is what you wear

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P.P.S.: in all seriousness, I've attended both target and non-target schools' events. 90% of students were in business wso/">suits. I usually attend events in nice pants, wso/">dress shirt, and tie.

 
Sep 16, 2009 - 5:22pm

I recommend a wso/">suit, or, at the very least, business casual plus blazer. Most students will be wearing something similar to this, and those that don't look like they belong in class and not with business professionals (who are probably wearing wso/">suits, or business casual at the least, as well). If this were a networking session outside of school, then business casual would probably be fine (based on event descriptions and recommendations), but since it is an on campus event, I would definitely not hold back - go wso/">suit, or at least business casual plus blazer - better to be slightly overdressed than very underdressed.

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Sep 17, 2009 - 1:30pm

I think that business casual is fine for on campus events. I can't speak from the side of a recruiter but I would appreciate a kid who looked presentable (read: clean shaven, wso/">shirt tucked in, decent shoes on) but I wouldn't expect a wso/">suit. You will be meeting with someone for a few minutes tops and I don't think they will be analyzing whether you are business casual or wearing a wso/">suit.

 
Sep 17, 2009 - 1:34pm

Wear a suit. At these things you have nothing to lose and everything to gain, so look the part.

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Sep 17, 2009 - 1:37pm

Tie at Information Session? (Originally Posted: 09/13/2009)

So, what's everybody's opinion about what to wear to an information session? I'm going white shirt, dress pants, dress shoes, but am undecided about tie / no tie. What do you all think? Thanks.

 
Sep 17, 2009 - 1:40pm

I would agree with the previous posters - wearing a suit definitely covers your bases, and you know you won't be under dressed. If you don't want to wear a suit, I would go with a blazer over a tie. For networking events and information sessions, I always like to have on a blazer as the 3rd piece over the tie - this is, again, assuming you have opted to not wear a suit.

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Sep 17, 2009 - 1:46pm

prop shop info sessions- what to wear? (Originally Posted: 11/09/2008)

info session this week for a top chicago prop shop. I know they are all big on wearing jeans to work and whatever so should I still wear business causal (dress shoes/pants/shirt)?

 
Sep 17, 2009 - 1:47pm

I just interviewed with a very casual prop firm in chicago, dress code similar to yours, I would suggest dress shirt/button down or nice dress khakis/button down & dress shoes. Do not wear a tie or suit, you want to look like a good fit for the firm.

Good luck, let us know how it goes.

 
Sep 17, 2009 - 1:50pm

Dress code for Informational session (Originally Posted: 10/04/2016)

Goldman has an info session at my school and it says the dress code is business casual. Should I still wear a suit?

 
Sep 17, 2009 - 1:53pm

Wearing a suit to HBS 2+ 2info session? (Originally Posted: 03/15/2010)

Ok so HBS is doing an info session for 2+2 in about 6 hours, and a friend of mine just asked me if he should wear a suit to it or just go business casual. I've found a thread on this for banking info sessions, but haven't found a definitive answer for business school info sessions. What should I tell him?

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