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Then and now — by the numbers

Circa 1970s Today
No “Kellogg.” What is now the Kellogg School was then Northwestern University’s Graduate School of Management. The Kellogg name represents excellence in business education and research throughout the world.
The first Convocation in Kellogg history, initiated and organized by students, was held in 1978. Approximately 6,000 people attend Convocation annually.
Zero group-study rooms. Study facilities included one lounge half the size of the current Loud Study Room (LSR), which was also used for student celebrations and contained a small food court. 40 individual study rooms, plus the Quiet Study Room, the LSR and four larger spaces designated for group study
Total number of applicants in 1975: 1,752. Average GMAT score for enrolled students: 545. Total number of applicants: 4,449. Average GMAT score for enrolled students: 703
Zero student-led conferences. Only a handful of student organizations exist. A dozen established, student-led conferences, with topics ranging from biotech and healthcare to social responsibility to women in business. Approximately 90 student organizations with interests just as diverse.
One student exchange program 20 student exchange programs
Percentage of students with work experience prior to attending Northwestern University’s GSM: 36 Percentage of students with work experience: 100. The average length of this experience: 5.2 years.

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