THE GROUNDS of the Kellogg campus is indistinguishable from the set of one of those midday BBC Channel films featuring the emotionally subdued enduring love of an aged-couple – aptly titled “Geriatric Gestures of Endearment”.  Surrounded by the crashing waters of Lake Michigan, complemented by twenty-eight different varieties of spruce, and accented with Greco-Roman sculptures… Continue reading


One morning this month I woke up and was at Jacobs at 9 a.m.  And stayed until after 4 p.m.  On a Sunday.  Voluntarily.  Not for Brew n’ Q’s Annual Crawfish Boil, but instead for…drumroll…a Financial Modeling Class. Throughout my first year at Kellogg, I have been continuously impressed and occasionally intimidated by the Excel skills… Continue reading

Around the World in 20 Days

Over the past 3 weeks I’ve traveled almost 25,000 miles and I’ve realized that you can’t “think” internationally unless you “learn” internationally.  The global elective program I attended at our partner school WHU in Vallendar, Germany this past month brought me closer to European Economics, Luxury Brand Management, and last but not least my fellow… Continue reading

Learning to Lead Leaders

As I near the last few weeks of my 1st year, I have been thinking about the many experiences that I have had while here at Kellogg. Like many students, I went on KWEST, participated in Complete Immersion in Management (CIM), learned to snowboard during Ski Trip and met with a variety of companies and alums during… Continue reading

A Heaping Bowl of Special K

Did you think that your high school production of “The Music Man” would be the last time you’d be on stage? Think again! Special K! – a full-length musical production – is the highlight of spring quarter for much of the Kellogg population. It involves nearly 100 students, including the 24 member live show cast,… Continue reading

There’s this place called Chicago…

[slideshow] When I was trying to find an apartment before my first quarter at Kellogg began, there was no question about where I was going to be living. Evanston. Our building? Evanston. Most of the student body? Evanston. Wednesday morning softball games between sections? Evanston. Honestly, I didn’t know when (or if) I was going… Continue reading