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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2013, 08:03
I submitted my application in R3 and have already given the interview. any idea what is the acceptance rate of those who are interviewed???
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2013, 09:43
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I submitted my application in R3 and have already given the interview. any idea what is the acceptance rate of those who are interviewed???


They interview everyone so your chances are still 28-31%.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2013, 11:58
In round 3 also kellogg interviews everyone ????
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2013, 13:11
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I submitted my application in R3 and have already given the interview. any idea what is the acceptance rate of those who are interviewed???


Depends.

Was your interview initially waived followed by an interview request? If that is the case and your interview went well then I'd say you have a solid chance of making the cut.

If your interview was never waived then it is impossible to know your chances without your profile.

Good luck to you either way.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 30 Apr 2013, 13:52
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Window definitely not closed yet , got an interview invite as well!

@ProfessorX - just out of curiosity, why are you retaking the GRE?



The schools I've been wait-listed at want to see a higher score in either GRE or GMAT and since I absolutely hated the GMAT and GRE was a bit easier for me, I am re-taking it. I know i'll do better, but its whether or not the 3rd round schools will consider it (so far, only NYU has been nice enough to delay the review of my application until after my test date).
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 01 May 2013, 06:50
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deeksha19 wrote:
I submitted my application in R3 and have already given the interview. any idea what is the acceptance rate of those who are interviewed???


Depends.

Was your interview initially waived followed by an interview request? If that is the case and your interview went well then I'd say you have a solid chance of making the cut.

If your interview was never waived then it is impossible to know your chances without your profile.

Good luck to you either way.


Hey, No i got an interview request within 2 days of submitting part 2. i have a gmat score of 700 and work experience of 2 years in international project management. Decent academics (i was awarded scholarship twice) . Extracurricular-7 years in classical dance, won a couple of painting, dancing and quiz competetions and some volunteer work. Also i am international female applicant. So i have no idea what my chances are ....
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 02:25
Does Kellogg have a rolling admissions process for the FT MBA or will they only let you know on the decision deadline?
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 May 2013, 01:06
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WomeMBA wrote:
Does Kellogg have a rolling admissions process for the FT MBA or will they only let you know on the decision deadline?


Based on the past posts, they only let you know by the deadline, with the exception of a few cases, of people who got a call the day before the decision.


Thanks! So waiting for May 15 it is then...I hate this so much... :)
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 May 2013, 13:20
I just got off Tuck's waitlist and have to make a decision by May 14th. Any chance that Kellogg will accelerate their decision process at all? If not, I'm going to Tuck - can't take the chance of not getting in.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 03 May 2013, 13:39
Do you get a notification when your interviewer submits the feedback?
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 04 May 2013, 05:43
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I just got off Tuck's waitlist and have to make a decision by May 14th. Any chance that Kellogg will accelerate their decision process at all? If not, I'm going to Tuck - can't take the chance of not getting in.


I'd rather ask Tuck to give you another day than asking Kellogg for a decision. I did so at NUS and they gave me another week so maybe just ask them for a day or two to take your decision
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 04 May 2013, 05:51
I withdrew my R3 app when I was called for my interview on Friday.

Tuck bound! C'mon River.... join me! :)
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 06 May 2013, 09:19
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I withdrew my R3 app



Thank you.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 08:39
Any news on R3 decisions? Anyone...
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 08:56
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I just got off Tuck's waitlist and have to make a decision by May 14th. Any chance that Kellogg will accelerate their decision process at all? If not, I'm going to Tuck - can't take the chance of not getting in.


I'd rather ask Tuck to give you another day than asking Kellogg for a decision. I did so at NUS and they gave me another week so maybe just ask them for a day or two to take your decision



I called Kellogg on this and they told me to shoot an email with Tuck's admission letter to them explaining the circumstances. No word back, but that was only sent out yesterday. So we'll see how it goes.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 08:58
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I withdrew my R3 app when I was called for my interview on Friday.

Tuck bound! C'mon River.... join me! :)


it's incredibly tempting. Everything between the two is so close that the biggest differentiator right now is employment for the gf. She's a teacher and it's much harder to get a job in a small town like Hanover than in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

Well that and the fact that I'm in at Tuck and not Kellogg

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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 07 May 2013, 09:02
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Any news on R3 decisions? Anyone...


it's most probably all going to happen next week!
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 09 May 2013, 05:27
Sorry if this is quite a generic question, but I am in a pretty confusing position with an offer for the Kellogg 1Y program (received 2 days back) and the Cambridge MBA. As an Indian with UK residency and having paid £6,000 at Cambridge as a deposit, wife working and unable to relocate to US etc., dropping Cambridge has a pretty huge exit load.

However, Kellogg is a better fit for my career goal of getting into brand management (my previous experience is in brand consulting on consumer goods and Automotive market research). My question is:

1. How powerful is a Kellogg brand in the UK compared to Cambridge MBA? Is it worth pursuing Kellogg if my end location is to work in the UK?

2. If I choose to stay back in the US - how easy/difficult is H1 sponsorship for foreign nationals? {I hear the last 30% of people to be placed on campus has a huge proportion of international/Asian students looking for sponsorship}

3. Is the 1Y in Kellogg on par with 2Y with respect to Career prospects? I reckon the huge proportion of consulting/marketing jobs goes to 2Ys who had summer internship. Will I be at a dis-advantage because of this?

4. How effective are Career treks? Can I leverage this to move back to the UK?

Thanks a lot for your perspectives!
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 13 May 2013, 04:27
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Sorry if this is quite a generic question, but I am in a pretty confusing position with an offer for the Kellogg 1Y program (received 2 days back) and the Cambridge MBA. As an Indian with UK residency and having paid £6,000 at Cambridge as a deposit, wife working and unable to relocate to US etc., dropping Cambridge has a pretty huge exit load.

However, Kellogg is a better fit for my career goal of getting into brand management (my previous experience is in brand consulting on consumer goods and Automotive market research). My question is:

1. How powerful is a Kellogg brand in the UK compared to Cambridge MBA? Is it worth pursuing Kellogg if my end location is to work in the UK?

2. If I choose to stay back in the US - how easy/difficult is H1 sponsorship for foreign nationals? {I hear the last 30% of people to be placed on campus has a huge proportion of international/Asian students looking for sponsorship}

3. Is the 1Y in Kellogg on par with 2Y with respect to Career prospects? I reckon the huge proportion of consulting/marketing jobs goes to 2Ys who had summer internship. Will I be at a dis-advantage because of this?

4. How effective are Career treks? Can I leverage this to move back to the UK?

Thanks a lot for your perspectives!


1. I think Cambridge is the better brand in Europe
2. sorry no info on that
3. I think it would be a disadvantage to be in the 1Y programme - this is guessing though!
4. Not sure what you mean here?

IMHO - go with Cambridge, you spent some money already and even though Kellogg has a great name Cambridge is more known in Europe. Basically you mentioned all the reasons yourself - so just go to Cambridge.
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Re: Kellogg (Northwestern) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 May 2013, 00:43
hey ...the result willl be out tomo...any idea , when can we expect to hear from Kellogg, if we are selected?
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