All posts by Monisha Shivakumar

My MBA Timeline: Year 1

Ask any graduating second year and they’ll agree on one thing: your two years at business school fly by. While every quarter includes time for academics, professional development, building a social network and self-exploration, each quarter is unique and can be a different 10-week journey. Read on to see the timeline of my first year at Booth and check back to catch a glimpse at my second year as well.  

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My burning questions answered firsthand at Marketing Day Forum

The Kilts Center for Marketing at Booth recently hosted the second annual Marketing Day Forum that brings together students and industry leaders. Through round-table discussions with distinguished Booth Marketing alumni, students have the opportunity to ask questions and have candid conversations about everything from the alumni’s background to successfully navigating a career in Marketing. At the forum and subsequent dinner, I witnessed interesting discussions and had my own burning questions answered.

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Talking One-on-One with Professor Epley about Designing the Good Life

One of the best classes I have had the opportunity to take at Booth thus far is Designing a Good Life taught by Professor Nicholas Epley. While there are other courses at Booth that cover the topics of management and behavioral science, Professor Epley’s class is interesting in that it explores managerial behavior with the lens of ethics. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Professor Epley one-on-one. Read on to see the highlights of our conversation.

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Booth Dance takes on the IESE Spring Games

This Spring Quarter, a couple of Boothies and I had the pleasure of attending the IESE Spring Games in the beautiful city of Barcelona. For the event, IESE Business School plays host to over 1000 students from top business schools around the globe. The games take place over a weekend, where participants spend the day taking part in a variety of activities ranging from beach volleyball to badminton; and spend the night getting to know people from all over the world!

For the first time ever, the Booth team took part in the games’ dance competition.

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