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First Company Trek to PCI, Career Exploration for MSC Students

One reason many students have in common for getting their MSC is the desire to make a career move. Whether they want to change industries, gain a promotion, or pick up a new skill to bring back to the workplace, career development is never far from an MSC student’s mind. In an effort to answer

Cold Call

Recently, I found another hidden gem being a student in the MSC Program! I was writing a paper for my Corporate Citizenship course about Chick-fil-A’s response to the Terrorist Shooting in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. After reading many articles, I was still pondering some questions that were unanswered in the research I had conducted.

The Reciprocity Ring

In our final class of the quarter, we performed one of the most entertaining and enlightening activities that I’ve ever been a part of. It’s called the Reciprocity Ring and it’s a way for people to use their networks to assist others in accomplishing a goal or request that would be difficult or impossible for


Saturday has become my favorite day of the week. You may think, “Class from 9:30am – 5:00pm, every single Saturday” and cringe – but you shouldn’t. Don’t feel bad for my classmates or me, because… Saturdays are our days without stress from work Saturdays are our days without readings, homework, papers, projects – and all

Can a Company Own a Specific Color?

Trademarking, branding and color copyright. This was a topic brought up today in the Visual Communication class that got everyone thinking. Can a company trademark a color? The initial answer we settled on was no, but after further discussion, we believe the answer is yes, under certain circumstances. We know that companies can trademark fonts

Sunny & 75

Today, I got a glimpse of what summer class sessions are going to be like. Everyone in class knew the weather was so nice outside and couldn’t wait for lunch break and go experience the beautiful weather. I have a feeling that coming and sitting in class this summer is going to be difficult for

Attend MSC’s Annual Happy Hour

The MSC Spring Happy Hour will be held on May 14, 2016, 5:30pm – 8:00pm at LYFE Kitchen (1603 Orrington Ave, Evanston). Come celebrate the warm weather, being back on campus and the new quarter! You will have the opportunity to meet and network with MSC students, alumni, faculty and staff, as well as members

Dinner with 12 Event

Dinner with 12 Event One of the tremendous benefits that Northwestern provides is the ability to connect with Alumni. Over the weekend, I traveled to Chinatown with six other students to visit a Kellogg Graduate and learn about his corporate/international business ventures. The Northwestern Alumni Association organizes these dinners once a quarter to provide an

Professional Growth and Maturity

I am truly starting to see changes in myself since I joined the MSC Program. Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to meet with my boss and ask her some questions I had formulated while sitting in class. I was curious how and why our business processes worked the way they did. I wanted

MSC’s Jason DeSanto weighs in on the 5th GOP Debate

Many current students just experienced a day-long seminar on the Dilemma’s in the Law of Free Expression with MSC’s Jason DeSanto. The day is always so engaging that the pleas and promises begin in hopes of being one of the lucky twenty-four to enroll in his MSC summer course Public Persuasion; thankfully for the staff, enrollment is automated through