3 ways to improve society without spending an extra dime

Thought I’d share my recent post for Kellogg’s blog. Enjoy!

Kellogg MBA Students


By Michael Pelehach

Whether you’re a Kellogg student or just starting to consider business school, I’m guessing free time is a scarce commodity for you.

As current students, our calendars are overflowing with classes, group meetings, company information sessions and a bustling social life. As prospective students, you’re likely balancing a full time job with GMAT practice tests, essay writing and interview preparation. Being busy isn’t a bad thing, but it might cause your priorities to change; things that are typically important to you might suddenly drop to the bottom of your to-do list.

According to the Millennial Impact Report, 84 percent of millennials made a charitable donation last year. Of those who donated, roughly half contributed more than $100. Such statistics have earned us recognition as “The Giving Generation.” While there are arguably more effective ways than charitable giving to make an impact, these statistics show our generation’s commitment…

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