All posts by Aliy Markowski

The Harper Center Interview: Coming Full Circle at Booth

On the second floor of Harper Center, you’ll find the Career Services Interview Suite, full of seemingly endless, alphabetically ordered interview rooms most of us know really well. I’ve had lots of big moments here over the last few years.

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Hyde Park’s Best Outdoor Spots to Get Work Done

Spring is here! This winter was a long one, but that only makes us better appreciate this week’s 70-degree days. In April of last year, I really started exploring the rest of UChicago’s campus, checking out places around the neighborhood, and finding spots to spend time outside between classes on beautiful days.

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Building My Booth Network

Ask just about anyone, and you’ll hear that a big part of a full-time MBA program is the networking. Entering Booth with a non-traditional background (I worked in urban turnaround schools for six years), I had no idea what this meant.  Networking with companies? With classmates? With alumni? With big name professors? Honestly, the prospect of constantly mingling with a motive with any of those audiences sounded intimidating.

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Second-Year Bucket List

Full-time student life is pretty great. With just five months left until most of us second years re-enter the working world, now is the time to make sure we’re maximizing the precious hours, resources, and opportunities.

Taking inspiration and suggestions from lots of my classmates, I give you my Booth Second-Year Bucket List: an ambitious collection of personal, academic, and professional must-dos before our summer start-dates. 

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School’s Out: Booth vs. the Polar Vortex

This week, UChicago cancelled classes for the first time in years to make way for a polar vortex and the coldest temperatures in Chicago history! In Hyde Park and around downtown, we made the most of the winter wonderland, inside and out. Check out some of the best moments of the week captured by Boothies below.

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