We continue our series of interviews with MBA alumni with the following interview with a Kellogg grad:
@What is special about your school? In your eyes, what differentiates your school from others?
The focus on teamwork and collaboration, which encourages everyone to keep their egos in check while at the same time displaying strong leadership qualities.
Any recent changes in your school? or in the admission process?
Admissions now requires a video.
Can you share some details about the atmosphere in the school? between students, between students and faculty? How do you spend your free time?
The atmosphere is exciting and busy. Free time is spent socializing/networking as well as recruiting for internships/jobs.
Can you share some details about the area/city?
Chicago is a world class city with amazing food, museums, and music. However, it feels far away from Evanston, which feels like a nice little suburb.
Can you share some details regarding job opportunities and summer internships for students in your school? How strong is the career office? Did the school name/brand give you any advantage when looking for a job? Are there any specific recruiters who mostly recruit from this school?
A lot of recruiting for general management, consulting, and marketing/CPG. Surprising number of Kellogg students join top mgmt. consultancies.
Who will especially enjoy this school? who will be a good fit to the school?
People who want to enter gen mgmt. or consulting; people who are very social and like working collaboratively.
Any tips for someone who is considering applying to your school?
Be passionate and excited, intellectually curious.