Kellogg Students in the Media

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Class of ’17: Meet Bain & Co’s Newest MBA Hires – 11/08/17
Article features consulting firm Bain & Company’s newest MBA hires, highlighting Kellogg graduate Adanna Ukah. When asked how b-school helped to prepare her for her career at Bain, Ukah said: “It’s a tie between evaluating trade-offs of my public speaking class with Senior Lecturer Karen Van Camp, who is a legend at Kellogg, which was an excellent prep for close listening and communicating effectively on the fly.”

Poets & Quants

Meet Kellogg’s MBA Class of 2019 – 10/30/17
Article features a profile of Kellogg’s MBA Class of 2019, including 12 Q&As with students from the incoming class.

Clear Admit

Fridays from the Frontline: When Kellogg Says “Social Impact,” It Means Business – 10/27/17
Article by Kellogg student Sahar Jamal talks about what social impact means to her—and what it means at Kellogg—and why the common ground between the two made her choice of schools an obvious one.

Financial Times

EMBA students and alumni share their top tips – 10/15/17
Article features students and alumni from top EMBA programs as they share the most important lessons they have learned thus far, highlighting Kellogg EMBA graduate Idara Umoh Nickelson. She notes, “I hold my current position because a Kellogg alumnus contacted the school about an opening at his company. My capabilities and the backing of a successful alumnus helped seal the deal.”

MBA Crystal Ball

16 things every Kellogg MBA applicant should know – 09/11/17
Article features Director of Admissions Melissa Rapp giving her insight on what aspiring Kellogg students should know while completing their Kellogg applications. It also highlights Kellogg as “the first business school in the world to begin interviewing student applicants to access their leadership potential and suitability.

Financial Times

It takes video to land a place at a top business school – 09/10/17
Article discusses how business schools around the world are shifting the emphasis of applications from written essays to “multimedia-based pitches,” highlighting Kellogg’s requirement of applicants to answer three video questions and write two essays, as noted by Kellogg student Amanda Van Hoet. “Communicating effectively via video is crucial,” said Assistant Dean of Admissions Kate Smith.

Poets & Quants

The Favorite Classes Of Top EMBA Grads – 09/05/17
Article takes a look at the key takeaways EMBA graduates learned from their favorite business school classes, quoting Kellogg alum Oliver Jarrett on a “light bulb moment” that changed his approach towards maximizing sales during a “Strategic Operations” course.

Strong Suit

Diversity Is The Smart Thing To Do. But How To Do It? – 09/05/17
Podcast features Chief Diversity Officer Anise Wiley-Little as she discusses how diversity in any organization is the not only the right thing, but the smart thing. She further details ways to increase the diversity in one’s workplace, and mistakes to avoid along the way.

Poets & Quants

The Pioneering MBAs In The Class Of 2019 – 08/27/17
Article takes a look at the MBAs in the Class of 2019 who are pioneering in their respective areas of expertise. Incoming Kellogg student Alyssa Forman is profiled on page 21. Forman chose Kellogg for its collaborative culture and hopes to be a leader in the social impact community.

Chicago Tribune

How old is too old for an MBA? Depends what you want. – 08/17/17
Article discusses the value of the MBA degree for students over 50 years old, quoting Kellogg EMBA alumnus Richard Grad, who served as the student-elected commencement speaker for his class and is currently the general counsel for GE Aviation.

Poets & Quants

Best Advice For Executive MBA Students From EMBA Graduates – 08/16/17
Article gives advice to executive MBA students from EMBA graduates, highlighting five key lessons learned and quoting Kellogg EMBA graduate Jeffrey Brunton.

Financial Times

AI creeps into the work of MBA careers advisers – 08/09/17
Article explains how many tech start-ups are selling their services to campus career departments to help students find jobs. Kellogg alumnus Kiran Pande co-founded Vmock, a platform that uses analytics and artificial intelligence to help MBA students write more effective resumes.

Poets and Quants

New Record GMAT Average At Kellogg – 08/07/17
Article takes a look at Kellogg’s class of 2019 profile, noting that it boasts the highest average GMAT score ever recorded at the school: 732, which is four points higher than last year. Kellogg also maintained its high percentage of women at 42%.

Poets and Quants

100 MBAs To Watch In The Class of 2017 – 08/07/17
Article takes a look at how the a-typical MBA student emerged as the typical in the class of 2017. The 100 MBAs to watch in the class of 2017 included Kellogg graduates Tiffany Smith and Alejandra Rodado. Smith will be working on her own startup Tiltas, while Rodado will be working at Morgan Stanley as an associate in investment banking.

Chicago Inno

This Northwestern Alum’s ‘Greenhouse-in-a-Box’ Protects Farmers From Climate Change – 07/20/17
Profile of Kellogg startup Kheyti. Started by Zell Fellow and Youn Impact Scholar Saumya ’15, Kheyti is a social enterprise working with small farmers in India.

Poets and Quants

The Biggest Surprises Awaiting You At Business School – 07/09/17
Article discusses students’ biggest surprises upon entering b-school, including a quote from Kellogg student Adam Maddock who became involved in various clubs, group projects and networking events outside of his curriculum.

Forbes

How Would You Describe The MBA Graduates From Your Business School? – 06/19/17
Article discusses the qualities of MBA graduates from Kellogg, interviewing Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Kate Smith about the school’s admissions process and culture.

Poets & Quants

The Favorite Professors Of Top MBAs – 06/14/17
Article highlights MBA students’ favorite professors, including Adjunct Lecturer Brooke Vuckovic.

Poets & Quants

Myth Busters: Top MBAs Dispel Their Biggest School Stereotypes – 06/12/17
Article features input from the Poets & Quants Best & Brightest MBA winners, discussing the stereotypes associated with their MBA programs. Includes input from Kellogg student Adam Maddock.

Poets & Quants For Execs

The Best & Brightest EMBAs: Class of 2017 – 06/05/17
Article highlights the work and accomplishments of some of the best and brightest EMBA graduates of 2017, determined by Poets & Quants. Kellogg EMBA students Oliver Jarrett and Jeffrey Brunton were both recognized in the list.

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