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I currently work in a corporate development role and plan to switch to an investment management track. Here are a few of my thoughts on the two programs, but I'm interested in the views of others.

- Comparable finance programs, although I'd like to hear if anyone thinks either school has a distinct advantage
- I was more impressed during my visit to Haas - prefer Bay Area to Evanston, nicer facilities, friendly students and faculty
- Kellogg is generally ranked higher and has a larger alumni base

Overall, my head is telling me Kellogg but my heart is telling me Haas. I'm interested to hear whether people think Kellogg is clearly the better program or if the two are comparable, especially given my finance concentration.

Please note that I also applied to schools more geared towards finance (Wharton, Booth and Columbia). However, it's looking like Haas and Kellogg may end up being the only places I'm admitted.

Thanks in advance, and I look forward to your responses.
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First of all, congratulations on being admitted to two world-class programs.

These two programs are very different on almost every front. From my experience, the students attracted to Haas tend to be much more entrepreneurial and most more technology focused while the students attracted to Kellogg tend to be more corporate focused (although not exclusively). Also, the geographic locations of the two schools make them very different entities and each one has its own attraction. You will do great coming out of both programs, but you need to make sure that the school has the resources that you are looking for and that you will have a large enough peer group to challenge you in your desired area of study.

What I recommend doing is calling upon current students and recent graduates from the two schools who work in investment management and ask them about their experiences. You can start by contacting the investment management club at each school and then branch out from there. Students and alumni understand the important decision you are making so most will be open with their opinions and generous with their time. Also, think of this as an early networking opportunity as everybody wants to help students.

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I currently work in a corporate development role and plan to switch to an investment management track. Here are a few of my thoughts on the two programs, but I'm interested in the views of others.

- Comparable finance programs, although I'd like to hear if anyone thinks either school has a distinct advantage
- I was more impressed during my visit to Haas - prefer Bay Area to Evanston, nicer facilities, friendly students and faculty
- Kellogg is generally ranked higher and has a larger alumni base

Overall, my head is telling me Kellogg but my heart is telling me Haas. I'm interested to hear whether people think Kellogg is clearly the better program or if the two are comparable, especially given my finance concentration.

Please note that I also applied to schools more geared towards finance (Wharton, Booth and Columbia). However, it's looking like Haas and Kellogg may end up being the only places I'm admitted.

Thanks in advance, and I look forward to your responses.


The head is boring, go to Haas! :)

But seriously, I'm curious about your answer to these questions: 1) Is your heart telling you NOT Kellogg? 2) Is your head telling you NOT haas?

Kellogg may be ranked higher, but Haas is highly respectable. Both are world class, if you ask me. I strongly believe either can get you where you want to be in finance. Kellogg certainly has the clout to get you in and Haas is in the Bay Area so networking will be super easy if you want to stay in California. Did you go to DAK last week?

I don't think you'll regret choosing Haas, but I'm wondering if you'll regret overlooking it. The heart is a powerful beast! :-D
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Thanks for the advice. To clarify, I have not yet been admitted to Kellogg. I posed the question because I will receive my decision from Kellogg one day before I have to pay my deposit at Haas. Ideally, I would like to have made a decision by that point. However, I'm leaning towards paying the Haas deposit and then still going to the next admit weekend at Kellogg, if I manage to get in. I guess potentially losing the $2k isn't that big of a deal in the grand scheme of things.

To answer your questions, I attended the "Super Saturday" at Haas and fell in love with the place. I've wanted to make a move to the West Coast for years and was really impressed by everything I saw while visiting.

I guess I'm just guilty of focusing too much on all the published rankings, most of which have Kellogg ahead of Haas...
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I know this was some years ago but do you mind updating? Where did you finally go and was it the right decision? If you had to decide again, what would you do? Having the same "potential" dilemma!
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It's been 4 years ago but I have pinged the user via email - if he still uses it, I hope he can shed some light on this. Would be really cool!
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