Articles by Chicago Booth

    Student Stories: Meet Valentina Durand

    Student Stories: Meet Valentina Durand

    by on April 25th, 2017

    Originally from Russia, Valentina Durand was living in New York and working in sales and trading at Merrill Lynch when she realized her future was in investing. Given her strong finance background, Valentina wanted an … Read More

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    Planning for Your MBA: Advice from the Financial Aid Office

    Planning for Your MBA: Advice from the Financial Aid Office

    by on April 13th, 2017

    If you’re thinking about business school in the near future, chances are you are also exploring how MBA students finance their education. While the MBA continues to be one of the best short and long-term investments … Read More

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    Alumni Stories: Meet Maddie Thies, ’16

    Alumni Stories: Meet Maddie Thies, ’16

    by on March 22nd, 2017

    After checking in with recent Chicago Booth graduates in New York and skipping across the country to visit Booth interns on the job in the Bay Area, we are back in the Midwest to talk with alumni in Minneapolis, … Read More

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    Connect With Students From Around the World

    Connect With Students From Around the World

    by on March 2nd, 2017

    When I was researching Chicago Booth as an international applicant in 2014, I came across a list of current students from nearly 50 countries around the world. Coming from Morocco, there is no doubt in my mind that … Read More

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    Advice for the Early Career Candidate

    Advice for the Early Career Candidate

    by on February 15th, 2017

    Carving out the pathway to your future career requires significant self-reflection. Sometimes you need to look back in order to go forward. Think about the building blocks of your career thus far. What are your strengths … Read More

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    Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Your Ambitions – Part 2

    Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Your Ambitions – Part 2

    by on January 13th, 2017

    In part two of our student group we explore how groups create opportunities for students to pursue passions beyond the classroom, take on new challenges, and make lifelong friends. We asked students about their favorite … Read More

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    Student Stories: Meet Brittany Henry

    Student Stories: Meet Brittany Henry

    by on January 5th, 2017

    As a consultant with aspirations in impact investing, Brittany Henry wanted to find an MBA program with strong social impact opportunities. At Booth she found the Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI), an on-campus research … Read More

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    Admissions Holiday Schedule

    Admissions Holiday Schedule

    by on December 22nd, 2016

    Yesterday, December 21, was the first day of winter, and the beginning of the holiday season here in Chicago! We hope many of you will have the opportunity for some rest and relaxation, to spend time with your family and … Read More

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    RSVP Now for Booth Student-Hosted Events

    RSVP Now for Booth Student-Hosted Events

    by on December 19th, 2016

    It is that time again! I can feel the excitement among my classmates as we mark the end of our final exams. Most of us are getting ready to head to Telluride for the Booth ski trip, participate in an industry trek, go … Read More

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    Explore the Class of 2016 Employment Report

    Explore the Class of 2016 Employment Report

    by on December 12th, 2016

    As you think about your MBA application, you are most likely considering your future career goals and how to choose the right program to achieve those dreams. The business school experience is not just about your first … Read More

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    Students Reflect on Their Essays

    Students Reflect on Their Essays

    by on December 5th, 2016

    For those of you preparing your Round Two MBA applications we know it can be quite a busy time, but we hope you are finding the process of thinking about your goals and values insightful and rewarding. We thought it … Read More

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    Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Your Ambitions

    Beyond the Classroom: Exploring Your Ambitions

    by on November 22nd, 2016

    Part of the MBA experience shared by students at Chicago Booth is getting involved in different groups that provide opportunities outside of the classroom. In addition to customizing the curriculum to fit their personal … Read More

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    Student Stories: Meet Nobu Kawai

    Student Stories: Meet Nobu Kawai

    by on November 3rd, 2016

    Nobu Kawai is a second-year student at Chicago Booth who previously worked in Tokyo in risk management for the Japanese commercial bank Sumitomo Mitsui. He came to Booth to study international resource development … Read More

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    Student Stories: Meet Jenny Dunn

    Student Stories: Meet Jenny Dunn

    by on September 28th, 2016

    A California native from Goldman Sachs, Jenny Dunn came to Booth with a goal to transition into consulting post MBA. In preparing for her career shift, Jenny took advantage of all of the resources Booth has to offer. She … Read More

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