Come August 3rd, MSC students will not be receiving degrees from Northwestern University.
We will have earned them.
Although the Program is relatively short, it is not easy. In fact, its speed is one of the most significant challenges as we strive to glean everything we can from our courses while juggling work and family commitments. The [...]
It almost feels as if winter term is ramping up rather than winding down. Over the next two weeks, I need to master a final exam and group project for my elective (for a total of 90 percent of my grade) as well as a final paper for our core course (worth 50 percent of [...]
In the MSC, as with all graduate programs, the onus IS on the student and the instructors to navigate professional development well. To help, quarterly events are provided by the MSC office on different facets of cohort need. Past events have included dealing with recruiters, managing online presence, and strategies for continued career success. These [...]
Tomorrow, the 80+ of us in this program will again head to Francis Searle (the communication building at NU) for two classes. In the first, teams of 3 will present their work over the past weeks auditing an innovation process at a company, and in the second, we’ll be broken up by elective class presumably [...]
As with all thing involving life, there is no static, easy pat answer for what your life will look like entering into the MSC. However, I can say with conviction – Brace yourself for a very intense year. Sometimes, the workload will be heavy and you’ll find yourself struggling to keep your head above water, [...]
-Anna Subich (wife of MSC’12 student Aaron Subich)
I was a bit apprehensive when my husband announced that he was thinking about going to grad school, and not just any grad school – Northwestern (a hard, expensive, and demanding place)!
First of all, we were newly weds and I was afraid that it would take away from [...]
I was thinking today about why I chose an executive education program as opposed to a tradition program (outside of the obvious that I want to continue working while in school). In the end, it basically came down to identity. I no longer see myself as a student, but rather – I see myself as [...]