Admissions Advice from Kellogg

Wednesday, Oct. 13: Beth Flye, Director of MBA Admissions at Northwestern's Kellogg School, will be on hand to take your questions


What does it take to land a seat in BusinessWeek's current No. 1 full-time MBA program? Impressive professional and academic accomplishments, proof that you won't struggle with classwork, demonstrated leadership potential, and more. Can you make the grade?

To learn what Kellogg is looking for in its next class of MBAs, don't miss this live event. Beth Flye, director of MBA admissions at Kellogg, will be taking your questions during a live chat on Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST.

Flye has lots of advice for MBA wannabes who are trying to impress her admissions team. She has tips on giving a compelling interview, crafting strong essays, and how to compensate for poor undergraduate grades. Flye has led Kellogg admissions since 2003 and has several years of MBA admissions experience from the B-schools at University of North Carolina and University of Virginia.

Your co-hosts for this event will be Jack Dierdorff (BWJack), consulting editor of BusinessWeek Online and former managing editor of the magazine, and Mica Schneider (MicaBW), BW Online's reporter covering management education.

Hope to see you there!

BusinessWeek Online rotates chat days and times so that everyone has a chance to tune in. If you can't attend a live event, you can send Mica Schneider ( questions for the guest in advance, and she'll try pose as many as she can. Please use the subject line "Kellogg Chat." Or, you may simply read the transcript that we post afterward.