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Trivia Tuesday: MBA and Master’s Joint Degree Programs

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday! Today we’ll consider the options available to students interested in complementing their MBA studies with an advanced degree in another academic area. Often referred to as either joint or dual degrees, most business schools partner with other graduate programs at their home universities... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alum / Off-campus

My interviewer graduated from Kellogg in 2007, and this was her first Alumni Interview. We met at a coffee shop in the financial district of San Francisco during lunch time. The environment was a bit noisy at times, but it was manageable. She was a few minutes late and I... Read more »

EMBA Programs Drop Entrance Exam Requirement for Admission

New York University’s Stern School of Business will no longer require students applying to its Executive MBA (EMBA) program to submit GMAT or GRE test scores as part of its admissions process, the Financial Times reported earlier this month. Stern has already been in the habit of waiving the exam... Read more »

Kellogg School of Management Celebrates International Women’s Week

Today is International Women’s Day, a day that has been recognized around the world for a century as a time to celebrate the achievements of women in society. At the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, the day marks the culmination of a week of events and activities showcasing... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / AdCom / Telephonic

International applicant (in remote area) 1/20 – Interview waiver 2/1 – Interview invite 2/5 – Interview Scheduling: I called Admissions to schedule a phone interview. They verified my contact details. Duration: Interviewer clearly said that the duration will be 30 minutes (int) + 10-15 mins (questions). She stuck to it.... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off-Campus

For some odd reason, I got a very tough interview; lasted 75-80 minutes; the interviewer was not very friendly, and at times almost hostile. I believe I was asked just about every question that I’ve seen listed here. Started off with: Tell me about your current job and walk me... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off-Campus

I was given my interview assignment fairly late, about exactly 8 weeks after having submitted Part I of the application. The alumnus that I was assigned graduated in 2008. He arranged for the interview to occur after work at a local Starbucks. The interview was very conversational, and the interviewer... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On-Campus

interview was pretty straight forward your resume/job what is your hobby why kellogg why now any difficulty during your work experience/challenge difficulty in getting people to follow you do you have any other questions do you have anything else to say?

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alum / Off-campus

I was asked: Tell me about what you did in your previous job? Why do you want an MBA? Why Kellogg? What do you want to do after Kellogg? A few times the interviewer asked to dive deeper on particular examples I brought up. After 30 minutes the interview turned... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off campus

First, I want to thank everyone before me who has posted here on Clear Admit. Pretty much every question I was asked has already been documented on this page, so I felt I was truly prepared when I went in. I met my alum at a Starbucks a few blocks... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off campus

Met alum at a coffee shop. I showed up a half hour early, grabbed a drink and a table, my interviewer showed up right on time. He spent about five minutes introducing himself and explaining the format of the interview, then we got right into questions for about 45 minutes.... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off campus

I met with the alum at a Coffee-shop on a Saturday morning. He was a young alum (09) and was already in the coffee shop though I was fifteen minutes early. He swung by right on time and joined me on my table. After some quick casual chat about the... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: School-Wide Socializing

Welcome to another edition of Trivia Tuesday, our ongoing series exploring the programs, resources and opportunities available at the leading business schools. Although most of our columns have focused on the academic options schools offer, this week we turn our attention to students’ opportunities for socializing with classmates. Since creating... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Off campus

I met with the alum after work at her office. She was friendly and immediately gave me a heads up to relax and be informal. She had a few must ask questions but mentioned that at anytime if I felt I need to add or talk about some other aspects... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off-campus

10am interview. Alumunus showed up 15 minutes late, but apologized profusely. She was very nice and a similar background and went into depth explaining her pre-mba experience, her time at Kellogg, and what shes doing now. We then jumped into questions for me: Team experience in which you faced a... Read more »

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