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Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

My interview was taken by an Adcom member who was quite aged. The conversation was friendly, totally stress-free. I had to repeat a few of my answers because she wasn’t able to hear me properly. The interview spanned for around 50 mins. She aimed to keep it short as she... Read more »

Healthcare at Kellogg Bolstered by Gift for Biopharma

Northwestern Kellogg alumnus, Kent Hawryluk ’07, gifted $3 million to the business school, establishing the Hawryluk Biopharmaceutical Scholars Endowed Fund. The fund builds upon the existing Program on Healthcare at Kellogg (HCAK). The scholars will be Full-Time MBA students with a demonstrated interest in healthcare. They will receive scholarships and... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Interview started with a overview of the resume, which was followed by the below questions: 1. Tell me a bit more about your current role. 2. Most significant leadership experience? 3. Why MBA? 4. Why Kellogg? 5. Which pathway would you be interested in if and when you join Kellogg?... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom I just had my interview with a Kellogg alum. The experience was fantastic, and he showed genuine interest in learning about my career and motivation to pursue an MBA at Kellogg. He first introduced himself and shared with me his personal experience at Kellogg.... Read more »

The Financial Times 2021 MBA Ranking Reveals a Year in Disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic uniquely impacted The Financial Times 2021 Global MBA Ranking, released this week. Many of the top 10 U.S. schools opted out of the ranking this year to focus on the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, more than half the rankings are U.S. programs. Data... Read more »

Kellogg MBAs Choose Cheetos for Best 2021 Super Bowl Ad

Each year, MBA students along with marketing professors, Tim Calkins and Derek Rucker, at Northwestern Kellogg evaluate the commercials during the NFL Super Bowl—easily the most expensive air time of the year. Out of all of the ads during Super Bowl LV, the Cheetos commercial, which featured Shaggy, Mila Kunis... Read more »

Record Alumna Gift to Kellogg Amps up Support of Women in Business

Ann M. Drake, Kellogg EMBA ’84, donated the largest gift ever from a female graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Drake’s record-setting gift establishes the Drake Scholar Network, a formal, global network of women students, faculty and alumnae through the school. Ann M. Drake, Kellogg EMBA ’84, Former... Read more »

Episode 147: Wire Taps—Is It Crazy to Turn Down HBS?

As applicants and candidates alike make their way through Round 2, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, continue to share MBA admissions advice in our latest podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. The first... Read more »

Episode 144: Wire Taps—CBS, Chicago Booth or Kellogg for Real Estate?

Join Alex Brown and Graham Richmond for another advice-filled podcast episode of Wire Taps. They share MBA admissions insights with a few atypical applicants and weigh in on school choice for real estate. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. A Navy... Read more »

Episode 143: Wire Taps—Northwestern Kellogg or NYU Stern for Social Impact?

As applicants and candidates alike weigh their b-school strategies, Alex Brown and Graham Richmond share related MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One military applicant already submitted some apps but... Read more »

Episode 141: Wire Taps—Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson or Northwestern Kellogg for Tech?

Happy New Year! Alex Brown and Graham Richmond are here to help you kick off 2021 with some sound MBA admissions advice in our new podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. One applicant likely needs to... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines, January 4-8, 2021

Welcome to the first edition of the Week Ahead in the New Year! Given the number of deadlines this week, we’re posting a little earlier than usual. Round 2 is Underway The majority of leading MBA programs have their Round 2 application deadlines this week, as Round 1 decisions have... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview style was quite casual, but the interviewer (alumnus) was often asking me follow-up questions on my answers. Questions: – Tell me about you and your story. – Why’d you leave your last job? – What are your goals? – How can an MBA help? – Why Kellogg? – What... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Decisions, December 7-12, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 1 decisions continue to roll out.  Many leading MBA programs are now releasing their Round 1 decisions. It’s important to note that some schools start... Read more »

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Relatively casual, friendly, informational environment. Interviewed with a second-year student who had similar interests/career experiences to mine — I’m not sure if that was on purpose or coincidence. He asked very “typical” questions: Tell me about yourself Teamwork example Leadership example Influencing another individual example Career path Why Kellogg Any... Read more »

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