There seems to be a million things going on all the time, it’s
hard to keep track. As I finish out my fifth quarter, I realize I will be an
alum in just three months. One thing I’ve appreciated and look forward to, are
all of the opportunities Booth offers to connect with alumni and help them stay
Through sporting events, social nights, and conferences, current students have the opportunity to engage with alumni throughout the year. Here are just a few of many ways we do that…
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I came to Booth not only to build out my investing skill-set but to discover how to use those skills to better society. The Global Social Impact Practicum (GSIP) is helping me reach that goal.
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Even when we’re not in the classroom, Boothies are constantly learning. We seek out information and take every opportunity to explore new industries. During the Fall Quarter, Boothies attended a lot of conferences, both on campus and around the country. Here’s a quick look at the long list of conferences we have access to as Booth students.
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Last week, our very own Bo Shi wrote about his experience as a LEAD Facil (read more about it here). The learning experiences and chance to improve his own leadership skills pushed Bo to dedicate months to developing the LEAD curriculum and facilitating the first-year class.
However, the new Y1s at Booth are leaders in their own right. Booth’s Class of 2020 was featured this week in a Poets & Quants article highlighting their leadership and experiences in LEAD. In this leadership series, we will delve deeper into these students’ profiles and discover what leadership means to them!
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Roughly 30% of Booth’s full-time program is composed of international students, hailing from all corners of the earth. Over the years, international students have planned “unofficial treks” to their home countries and invited fellow Boothies along for a glimpse of their rich cultures, customs, and stomping grounds.
Before heading back to Chicago to start classes, I travelled to Lebanon with a group of 11 2Ys for a week-long country tour. My classmates, Jad Houry and Stephanie Saade, grew up in Beirut and were the perfect guides to show us all that Lebanon has to offer. We got the opportunity to not only visit Lebanon, but experience the country through the eyes of locals.
And what better way to share this Booth experience than to show you?
Continue reading Travelling with locals – Discovering Lebanon