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It’s almost time for a break – at Kellogg

August 19, 2009 by Ryan Barr

My fourth quarter is almost in the books… I’ll get a few weeks for a breather just in time for the planning cycle at work to kick into high gear. Then it’s back to school again!

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What do Macro-economics and Mathmatical Methods for Management Decisions have in common?

April 1, 2009 by Ryan Barr

They are the classes I started last night @ Kellogg. Macro was very interesting.  Given the current climate, it must be a tough subject to teach as you almost need to throw the text out the windows.  We are going to focus on the frameworks, bringing in some current events and concepts.  It should be [...]

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Second quarter, mid-term update

February 22, 2009 by Ryan Barr

So, my second quarter of a Kellogg MBA is getting close to an end.  I’ve titled the post as a mid-term update, but we are actually about 75% done with the Quarter. This term has been filled with Marketing Management and Organizational Leadership.  Two very interesting courses.  The Organizational Leadership course has been fascinating.  Our [...]

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Quarter One, in the books

December 12, 2008 by Ryan Barr

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted on my journey to a Kellogg MBA.  I could make a million excuses why, none of them would matter This was a great quarter.  As I posted earlier, I took two core courses this past quarter, Accounting and Strategy.  Overall I’m pretty darn happy with the results [...]

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Why Kellogg?

April 1, 2008 by Ryan Barr

I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people asking why Kellogg? So here are a few of my reasons: It is absolutely one of the best schools in the country Did I mention that Kellogg is one of the absolute best schools in the country? You can qualify this any any numbers of ways, [...]

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Kellogg Bound

January 26, 2008 by Ryan Barr

It’s official. I’ve been accepted to, and will attend, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University! It has been a very difficult decision process to figure out which school I will attend. I only applied to the best of the best and have been accepted to multiple top 5 schools. Over the past month [...]

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Heigh ho, Heigh ho, It’s off to Chi-ca-go!

January 19, 2008 by Megan

Ryan and I traveled to Chicago last week to accomplish several things. 1) I had never been there. And if I’m gonna live there for a few years, I gotta make sure I like it! 2) Ryan had an interview at Kellogg. 3) He also attended one class at GSB and another class at Kellogg [...]

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