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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 18:18
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Kellogg has a bunch of scheduled events coming up, you can find ones close to you. I think last years a lot were held at local Bain offices in big cities.
http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/admissions/visit/offcampus.htm#northamerica


Sheesh. If you work at Bain and get dinged, you must have REALLY screwed up.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 19:18
Yes if you work at Bain a schools like Kellogg is probably a pretty safe bet. Remember getting hired by one of the big three out of undergrad means you went to a great UG, had a very good GPA, and are a stellar candidate...combine that with impressive work experience and its clear they are going to end up at a top school.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 04:19
kryzak wrote:
terp06, register your recommenders ASAP, give them the survey with 1-2 months of time, and make sure they send in the survey/letters before the Part II deadline. While the wording is confusing on the Kellogg website, I would not risk it, since I doubt the adcoms would be ok with a "but your website was confusing" excuse. :wink:


The Kellogg app doesn't go live til the fall. Is there a place I can find a pdf of the Kellogg CPS forms so my recommenders can start working on them?
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 04:46
sonibubu I posted a copy of the career progress survey (aka recommedation) in the ambassador thread. Its in the first post.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 08:52
Man, I really truly hope that you are right :).

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Sheesh. If you work at Bain and get dinged, you must have REALLY screwed up.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 14:43
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sonibubu I posted a copy of the career progress survey (aka recommedation) in the ambassador thread. Its in the first post.


Great. Thanks river. I assume the CPS isn't going to change much and I can have my recommender start working on it.

If Kellogg allows the recommender to print out the form and type in their responses, it looks like they aren't looking for paragraphs from the recommender. There's only space for 3-4 sentences on the CPS form.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 15:29
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riverripper wrote:
sonibubu I posted a copy of the career progress survey (aka recommedation) in the ambassador thread. Its in the first post.


Great. Thanks river. I assume the CPS isn't going to change much and I can have my recommender start working on it.

If Kellogg allows the recommender to print out the form and type in their responses, it looks like they aren't looking for paragraphs from the recommender. There's only space for 3-4 sentences on the CPS form.


Its probably a safe bet that the form wont change much...their essays didnt change much so I would say the CPS will also remain the same.

From what I remember, they do it online so there is more room than on the CPS form. You have to provide them with an email for your recommenders.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 08:45
I'm aiming for R1 as well (I hope!). Time to get cracking!

What tools have you guys found most helpful for staying organized with the applications? I'm going for the big desk calendar with weekly deadlines.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 17:17
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I'm aiming for R1 as well (I hope!). Time to get cracking!

What tools have you guys found most helpful for staying organized with the applications? I'm going for the big desk calendar with weekly deadlines.


I'm quoting myself here, I guess afterall, I don't have a problem with a cutesy screen name on here.

At any rate, I've got my calendar and I'm plugging away. Am I reading the deadlines at Kellogg correctly? If you are doing an on campus interview, both part one and part two of round one are due on Oct 17th?
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 17:27
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JoePhila wrote:
I'm aiming for R1 as well (I hope!). Time to get cracking!

What tools have you guys found most helpful for staying organized with the applications? I'm going for the big desk calendar with weekly deadlines.


I'm quoting myself here, I guess afterall, I don't have a problem with a cutesy screen name on here.

At any rate, I've got my calendar and I'm plugging away. Am I reading the deadlines at Kellogg correctly? If you are doing an on campus interview, both part one and part two of round one are due on Oct 17th?



You will want to get PT 1 done and out of the way ahead of time. Its not very challenging and one less thing to worry about.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 17:44
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You will want to get PT 1 done and out of the way ahead of time. Its not very challenging and one less thing to worry about.


Part one cannot be completed until they put the application online, correct?
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 18:43
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You will want to get PT 1 done and out of the way ahead of time. Its not very challenging and one less thing to worry about.


Part one cannot be completed until they put the application online, correct?


Yes it will be online. I will see if I can dig up my files in the next few days that have what part 1 and 2 had on it last year. I may have shredded all that stuff though. Part 1 has a part where you put your job description, not necessarily a resume since you also submit a resume but what your position typically entails. I know I got my job description from my employer and made that fit.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 06:10
I'm in for R1.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 16:24
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You will want to get PT 1 done and out of the way ahead of time. Its not very challenging and one less thing to worry about.


Part one cannot be completed until they put the application online, correct?
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Can you schedule an interview once you submit Part 1 but before Part 2? Can you actually interview before Part 2 has been submitted?
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 18:01
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Can you schedule an interview once you submit Part 1 but before Part 2? Can you actually interview before Part 2 has been submitted?


Yes, you can schedule an interview right after you submit Part I. You can actually interview before Part 2 has been submitted.

check your status every week after you submit Part I and scheduled an interview. Sometimes you'll get an interview invite but it won't come through your email. I submitted my Part I end of October, 2007, and got an invite 11/5/2007, which I didn't see until end of December, 2007. I interviewed a few days before Part II was due.
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2008, 19:23
Time flies, I can't believe it's that time of the year again :(

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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 03:39
Does it make any difference whether one interviews on campus or off at Kellogg? I have heard a couple things:

-On-campus interviews are more predictable (alumni can be moody, biased, etc)
-Off-campus interviews are OK if you have already visited the school
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 04:22
I don't think it makes much of a difference, especially if you have already visited the campus. But even if you haven't, the school recognizes that financial constraints limit all applicants from visiting.

For the record, I interviewed with an alum

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Does it make any difference whether one interviews on campus or off at Kellogg? I have heard a couple things:

-On-campus interviews are more predictable (alumni can be moody, biased, etc)
-Off-campus interviews are OK if you have already visited the school
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 09:11
I asked about that when I was at Kellogg last week - the adcom said that if you're "within reasonable driving distance" of the campus, she recommends doing an on campus interview. If you have to fly in, she recommended "using your judgement".
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Does it make any difference whether one interviews on campus or off at Kellogg? I have heard a couple things:

-On-campus interviews are more predictable (alumni can be moody, biased, etc)
-Off-campus interviews are OK if you have already visited the school
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Re: Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants! [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2008, 07:38
anyone know when the essays will be posted?? i m applying R1 as well..
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