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Calling all Kellogg Fall 2009 Applicants!

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New post 27 Jan 2009, 18:01
I noticed a few R1 international applicants on this thread who got an interview waiver.

Did any of these folks get admits?
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New post 27 Jan 2009, 19:58
I'm in for R2. I just got an interview waiver, any R1 admits who had interview waivers initially?
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 07:40
woncosmo wrote:
I noticed a few R1 international applicants on this thread who got an interview waiver.

Did any of these folks get admits?


Hi. I am an international who got admitted in R1 following a waived interview. There is another guy from Israel who got admitted after receiving a waiver. Feel free to send me a PM if you have any questions.

I can tell you for sure - the waiver does not mean you are out of the race.
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 07:42
riverripper wrote:
Kellogg published their full report for 2008...best career report you will find anywhere.

http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/career_employer/employment/2008/Kellogg_Employment_Report_2008.pdf


Am I reading this correctly? There are people earning 250K a year on thir first job out of Kellogg?
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Gil wrote:
riverripper wrote:
Kellogg published their full report for 2008...best career report you will find anywhere.

http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/career_employer/employment/2008/Kellogg_Employment_Report_2008.pdf


Am I reading this correctly? There are people earning 250K a year on thir first job out of Kellogg?


Indeed, and a few more at $190-200k. Of course there's no way of knowing what experience they have to command such a high salary.
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 08:11
ninkorn wrote:
riverripper wrote:
Kellogg published their full report for 2008...best career report you will find anywhere.

http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/career_employer/employment/2008/Kellogg_Employment_Report_2008.pdf


No kidding. That is the most impressive and detail oriented report I've seen....

P.S. - NJMike is a lucky dude....


It could've been you, ninkorn. Now you'll just have to wonder about the possibilities...
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 10:02
Just had my interview last night with an alum. I think I must be a rambler or something because in an hour we really only got through 5 or 6 questions or so, e.g.

-Walk me through your resume
-Why have you made the career choices you did
-What clubs would you join at Kellogg
-Talk about a time where you worked on a team and encountered issues
-Talk about another team-based challenge you faced
-Where else are you applying

my interviewer has lived all over the place, Europe, South America, North America, Asia, you name it. He also brought an article about the school for me to read beforehand which I thought was interesting.

Overall I'd give my interview with him an 8 out of 10 (compared to Wharton/Duke which Id give 7s and Columbia which I'd give a 9.5). My main priority of the interview was to make clear to him the things that differentiated Kellogg from the other schools I applied to and feel I did a pretty good job of that. Anyway, finally done with interviews, I'm thinking some funky facial hair or a tattoo may be in order.
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 12:38
in looking at the report - sign-on bonuses for some are pretty amazing -- $70k in consulting, $60k in marketing really? wow..
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New post 28 Jan 2009, 23:52
Can someone please add the 2008 employment report link to the beginning of this thread? will be useful so that it doesn't get lost amongst the chatter. Thanks!
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New post 30 Jan 2009, 05:45
I am an international applicant.
All the required elements of my application went complete.
I got an interview waiver, so the next decision will be A/W/D.

The process at Kellogg was pretty fast compared to the other schools I have applied.

Hope the interview waiver will not be an issue.
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Anyone get an email directly from an associate director of admission about the BMA Conference being held in February?
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Anyone get an email directly from an associate director of admission about the BMA Conference being held in February?

I received that e-mail too. Are you going to go?
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pu2003 wrote:
Anyone get an email directly from an associate director of admission about the BMA Conference being held in February?

I received that e-mail too. Are you going to go?


I would like to, but I can't afford to go up twice in one month. Are you going?
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pu2003 wrote:
Wolfie2011 wrote:
pu2003 wrote:
Anyone get an email directly from an associate director of admission about the BMA Conference being held in February?

I received that e-mail too. Are you going to go?


I would like to, but I can't afford to go up twice in one month. Are you going?


I'm thinking about it, but it is quite expensive. I wonder how much it helps...
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I'm thinking about it, but it is quite expensive. I wonder how much it helps...


I bet it helps some, for sure. However, unless we get a bunch of people that come out and say they got the invitation, I think (or perhaps hope) it means they think you're very competitive already.
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New post 30 Jan 2009, 12:19
pu2003 wrote:
I bet it helps some, for sure. However, unless we get a bunch of people that come out and say they got the invitation, I think (or perhaps hope) it means they think you're very competitive already.


I hope it means that they think we're very competitive too.
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New post 30 Jan 2009, 12:58
can we all collect all sets of questions that were asked during the interview?

this will help future gclubbers who will be applying to Kellogg
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New post 30 Jan 2009, 14:50
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Anyone get an email directly from an associate director of admission about the BMA Conference being held in February?

What exactly is a BMA conference? Care to elaborate?
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New post 31 Jan 2009, 05:08
woncosmo wrote:
I am an international applicant.
All the required elements of my application went complete.
I got an interview waiver, so the next decision will be A/W/D.

The process at Kellogg was pretty fast compared to the other schools I have applied.

Hope the interview waiver will not be an issue.


Actually, you may get an invitation to interview by phone before your decision - and most likely will not be accepted without one. Don't fret - I know a couple who have been admitted this way, including myself.

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New post 31 Jan 2009, 10:18
Gil wrote:
woncosmo wrote:
I am an international applicant.
All the required elements of my application went complete.
I got an interview waiver, so the next decision will be A/W/D.

The process at Kellogg was pretty fast compared to the other schools I have applied.

Hope the interview waiver will not be an issue.


Actually, you may get an invitation to interview by phone before your decision - and most likely will not be accepted without one. Don't fret - I know a couple who have been admitted this way, including myself.

Gil


I'm in the same boat - just got the interview waiver. Curiously, my status page still doesn't say whether or not they have all of my materials. Oh well, the fact they've given me the waiver must mean I'm in the system somewhere...
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