The Academic Week Ahead – 09/28/14
Article lists events hosted by b-schools including Ross and Kellogg this week.
Why Companies Prefer Amateurs for Some Jobs – 09/24/14
Article reports on A.T. Kearney’s training labs, where students from Ross, Kellogg and Booth solve business problems for companies such as Brooks Brothers, Costco and Siemens.
Extra curricular activity – 09/23/14
Article reports on changes in MBA curriculums, including Kellogg’s six new courses on growth and three on data analysis. Mentions increased flexibility and class choice at Booth, Wharton and Columbia.
Inspiring Growth at Kellogg – 09/22/14
Article reports on Kellogg’s new brand strategy. Quotes Dean Sally Blount, “Growth has long been the imperative and continues to be the biggest challenge that every organization faces.”
Poets & Quants
Behind Those Stressful Video Interviews – 09/19/14
Article reports on the video essay component in applications to Kellogg, Rotman and Yale and lists the schools’ questions from last year. Quotes Beth Tidmarsh, director of admissions for the full-time MBA program, who said, “It’s meant to be personal and authentic. If you’ve ever used Skype or Facetime, this should feel familiar and easy.”