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Poets & Quants

From GMAT To Deposit: An Engineer’s Journey – 04/28/15

Article written by an incoming Kellogg student Dean Nordhielm talks about dos and don’ts for applying to b-school. 

Crain’s Chicago Business

Why Northwestern's engineering school boasts so many startups – 04/09/15

Article talks about Northwestern’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The 10 startups Farley produced in less than a decade is worth more than $500 million altogether, including SiNode Systems, a technology startup founded by Kellogg alumni Samir Mayekar.

Financial Times

Strategy development – 04/07/15

Article is written by student Merih Ocbazghi who talks about the importance of developing a strategy to focus his energy on the important things that will make his remaining time at Kellogg worthwhile: developing deeper and stronger connections with the people. 

Poets & Quants

Getting The Most From Your First Year – 04/04/15

Article quotes Rohan Rajiv, a first-year Kellogg student, on advice to incoming b-school students.

Poets & Quants

Guide to MBA Case Competitions – 03/14/15
Article lists P&Q’s top 20 MBA case competitions, including the Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Case Competition. Also notes that a Kellogg team won the Deloitte National Case Competition in January.


U.S. Fracking Boom Won't Bring Manufacturing Home: Analysts – 03/01/15
Article mentions Kellogg’s 2015 Energy Conference, which focused on the impact of cheap gas and oil from the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of shale.

Crain’s Chicago Business

More Kellogg grads go geek, shun the Street – 12/22/14
Article reports that a record 18.4 percent of Kellogg MBAs in 2014's class headed to tech jobs, up from 12 percent a year before. Just 14 percent of Kellogg MBAs took jobs in finance, down from 20 percent a year earlier.

The Economist

Banks? No, thanks! – 10/11/14

Article reports that fewer MBAs are taking jobs in investment banking and finance as consulting and technology firms become more popular. Quotes a Kellogg graduate who said private equity appealed to him and his peers over banking because the firms are smaller and the work more entrepreneurial and hands-on.

Poets & Quants

Paying It Forward For LGBT MBAs – 10/07/14

Article reports on the Reaching Out MBA conference and the ROMBA LGBT Fellowships, which give at least one student identifying as LGBTQA a minimum of $10,000 per year to pursue an MBA. Participating schools include Columbia, Stern, Sloan, Kellogg and Booth.


WorldStrides Capstone and MBA Programs at Duke and Northwestern Make Global Study Greener – 06/20/14
Article reports that Fuqua and Kellogg partnered with WorldStrides Capstone to offer students participating in Fuqua’s GATE program and Kellogg’s GIM program the option to neutralize the carbon emissions from their program-related flights.

Chicago Business Journal

Starcom's Lisa Donohue spills the beans about why media buying is hot — and creative – 05/30/14
Article recaps the Q&A with Donohue and Kellogg students, led by Professor Julie Hennessy. Donohue said that data is now at the heart of the media business.

DNAinfo Chicago

Bucktown Mail Woes? Business Students Find Way to Keep Packages Safe – 05/30/14
Article reports on DropSpot, a startup created by five Kellogg students as part of the New Venture Discovery course. DropSpot pairs people looking to pick up their packages with local businesses willing to receive them. The deal keeps packages safe until pickup and increases foot traffic for businesses.

US News & World Report

With an MBA, Students Build Search Funds to be Entrepreneurs – 05/27/14
Article leads with the story of a Kellogg student who used a search fund to become a CEO. Quotes Professor William Sutter, Jr., who said, “It’s a terrific way to jump-start their career and get into a leadership position much, much faster.” Article also mentions Sutter’s course, "Private Equity: The Human Element."


Inside Northwestern University's startup machine – 05/06/14
Article reports that Northwestern has sent more teams to the finals at the Rice Business Plan Competition since 2012 than any other school. Credits the winning streak to entrepreneurship initiatives like the NUvention class series. The story also appeared in Crain’s Morning 10.

Blue Sky Innovation

How Innoblative uses competitions to build a cancer-removing device – 04/16/14
Article profiles Innoblative Designs, a Northwestern student's health technology company, which raises funds by competing in entrepreneurial events. It also receives support from Kellogg, which awarded Innoblative's COO a scholarship to be put toward the company.

Beat the GMAT

Kellogg School Takes 1st Place in Sustainable Investing Challenge – 04/11/14
A team of Kellogg students took first place in the 2014 Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge with their proposed investment vehicle that would remediate contaminated land in the U.S. through reforestation.

Huffington Post

MBAs Design Sustainable Investment Funds – 04/07/14
Article discusses how Fresh Coast Capital, from the Kellogg, will receive $10,000 as the winner of the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. It encourages business school students to develop scalable, institutional-grade financial vehicles to solve serious social and environmental problems.

All Africa

Rwanda: American MBA Students Study Transformation in Post-Genocide Rwanda – 03/21/14
President Paul Kagame engaged 30 MBA students from Kellogg in a Q&A session with topics ranging from leadership qualities to development agendas.

Crain’s Chicago Business

McKinsey Leads MBA Hiring at Booth and Kellogg – 12/10/13
Reports that nearly 40 percent of Kellogg’s graduating class land consulting jobs and one-third of Booth’s get hired in financial services. It notes McKinsey & Co is the top employer at both schools. Kellogg's 2013 graduates will earn an average of $120,903. The median salary for Booth's graduates is $115,000.

Time (Business & Money)

Women at the Auto Repair Shop: Better at Haggling, Yet More Likely to Get Ripped Off – 07/05/13
The article highlights Kellogg School research revealing how gender impacts the price customers are quoted at auto repair shops. The study, conducted in partnership with AutoMD, is co-authored by J. L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing Florian Zettelmeyer, Associate Professor of Management and Strategy Meghan Busse and PhD student Ayelet Israeli.