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Admission Open for One Year MBA At Kellogg

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Admission is open for the 1-year accelerated MBA program at Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University with classes starting in June 2019.

Round 1 application deadline got over on September 19. However, Round 2 deadline is on January 9, 2019, and Round 3 on April 10. The decision release for Round 1 is on December 12, 2018, Round 2 is March 27 and Round 3, May 15, 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

You should possess a bachelor’s or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university. Previous study in business or economics is needed for the One-Year Program. Since much of the MBA curriculum requires quantitative skills, you should complete introductory courses in calculus and statistics prior to enrolling.

The Admissions Committee will evaluate your scholastic ability, personal character, motivations, leadership ability, interpersonal skills, career performance and management potential.

A pathway is an integrated, cross-functional sequence of courses designed to address a particular skill set or industry for which there are an active student and recruiter demand.

It will also assess your personal essays, academic record, GMAT or GRE score, letters of recommendation, resume, evaluative interview report and video essays, TOEFL/IELTS scores may be required for candidates from non-English speaking countries.

Along with the filled in application, you have to remit an application fee of $250 through credit card. Fee waivers are granted to active duty U.S. military applicants or U.S. military veterans who have been on active duty within three years of applying.

Candidates employed by Teach For America or the Peace Corps within the past three years are also eligible for fee waivers.

Program Details

The 1-year accelerated MBA program begins in June to provide a headstart to the participants over their 2-year counterparts while enabling them to complete three to five courses.

In September, they will join the second-year Full-Time Program class and complete the electives that match their interests and career goals.

Students in the 1-year program have the flexibility to bypass core courses and focus on the electives that suit their career goals. They are also allowed to choose a select number of disciplines or go as broad as they want.

The school says the vast experiential learning opportunities, world-renowned faculty and distinct cross-disciplinary thought leadership model makes it different from others.

After completing the required 15.5-course credits, the participants will receive the MBA degree in June, exactly one year after the start of the program.

The Pre-Enrolment courses seek to strengthen the student’s knowledge of business fundamentals. Courses in Statistics, Economics, and Marketing must be complete by enrolment in June.  A course in Operations is offered during the summer for those missing this pre-enrollment requirement.

Accounting and Finance courses may be waived with successful completion of an exam.  Kellogg has a flexible curriculum to fit the students’ needs and future plans.  The catalogue contains more than 200 courses that are constantly evolving as per the needs of the business landscape.

The students can choose from seven majors. These are Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Managing Organizations. A major requires that a student complete the core course for the major and a minimum of four electives.

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For those opting not to elect a major will have “General Management” will be noted on their transcript.

In addition to majors, the school provides “pathways” to students who are interested in building expertise in emerging areas and evolving industries.

A pathway is an integrated, cross-functional sequence of courses designed to address a particular skill set or industry for which there are an active student and recruiter demand.

You have the flexibility to pursue any number of pathways and go as deep as you would like into each one, says Kellogg on its website.

Pathways are available for Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Scaling, Healthcare at Kellogg, Real Estate, Social Impact and Venture Capital & Private Equity, to name a few.

The tuition fee of $98,720 plus other estimated expenses is $137,474.

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