Poets & Quants
The Best MBA Networking Strategies – 07/17/15
This article quotes Kellogg FT MBA Director of Admissions Beth Tidmarsh on tips for answering Kellogg’s 2015-16 essay questions. Clear Admit also published Beth’s point of view on this topic.
To Grow, Companies Need Vision Not Value – 07/16/15
This article by Professor Steven DuPuis talks about the importance of vision in establishing a strong culture and inspiring creative meaningful innovation that results in growth.
Inside Higher Ed
Antiskimming Software – 07/15/15
This article profiles ForClass, a student engagement startup cofounded by Professor Gad Allon. The platform aims to stop students from skimming through reading assignments.
Rudeness is contagious – 07/12/15
This article cites Professor Nour Kteily’s research, which asked people to rank various groups with evolutionary stages. It found that lower evolutionary opinions correlated with prejudice and perceived threat.
Not here to cause trouble – 07/10/15
Increased immigration may have been associated with a barely statistically significant uptick in property crime, but there is essentially no correlation between immigrants and violent crime, according to Professor Jörg Spenkuch. In this Economist article, his research and other evidence handily undermine Donald Trump’s case that Latin American immigrants are prone to crime.
Poets & Quants
Kellogg Switches Up MBA Essays – 07/08/15
This article covers the 2015-16 Kellogg admissions application. Kellogg is switching out one essay question, tweaking another, and changing up its video essays for candidates to the Class of 2018.