Posts Tagged ‘Northwestern Kellogg’

7 Signposts to Differences Among MBA Programs

By - Mar 10, 12:28 PM   Comments [0]

After reading "Musings on Kellogg's Differentiators" by Managing Magic, who describes well a few distinguishing characteristics at Kellogg, I decided to explore the factors MBA applicants should examine to uncover the differences between programs. Researching these elements will help 2010 MBA applicants as they start...

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Yale Announces J.D./MBA Degree in Three Years

By - Mar 9, 09:43 AM   Comments [1]

Yale has announced the launching of a new program that will enable students to complete a J.D. and MBA in just three years. Although similar joint-degree programs usually take four years to complete, the new program will be spread over six semesters.  Students in the...

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Kellogg’s Beth Flye: Finance from Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 26, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has been devastated by the economic downturn? Is the reaction "What planet...

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MBA in Finance: Forget It?

By - Feb 26, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

In forums, chats, and emails I read a lot of speculation about the wisdom of declaring an interest in pursuing a career in finance after business schooll. With all the Wall St. carnage, does such a goal doom your application? . Has the possibility of...

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Investment banking and recession, R1 top Business Schools admits – GMAT Club

By - Feb 12, 15:45 PM   Comments [0]

Investment banking internship offers decreased by 75% this year. Read about recession's impact on IB. Ask your questions or share joy with GMAT Club Wharton, Chicago (Booth), Kellogg, Columbia admits. You can find even more top schools admits in our B-School Application forum.

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4 Tips for Proofing Your Prose

By - Jan 8, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Tons of deadlines this month, and I meant to post these tips earlier in the week. Time got away from me. Please use these techniques for essays with upcoming deadlines. Give yourself a break. Put the application away for a day, overnight, several hours, or at...

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Kellogg Oops: Accepts and then rejects 50 applicants

By - Dec 17, 12:27 PM   Comments [0]

Ouch and Oops. Kellogg on Monday accidentally sent acceptance notifications to 50 students it intended to reject. Northwestern spokesperson Megan Washburn blamed a mail-merge glitch and said "It is a very unfortunate error."  She said the school will reimburse each of the affected students their $235...

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MBA Admissions: No-Cosigner Loans for International Students

By - Nov 28, 17:26 PM   Comments [0]

There has been a lot of talk about the sudden dearth of financing options for international students who would like to attend American MBA programs. Some applicants are questioning whether to apply if they will have no way of paying for the degree. I decided...

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