All posts by Nicole Newman

Mothers At Booth | WOmen’s History Month

Here on The Booth Experience, we acknowledge that these are trying times in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Still, in honor of Women’s History Month, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the amazing women at Booth! Today we highlight MBA students who are also mothers. Out of an average class size of 600 students, full-time students embracing motherhood make up less than 0.9 percent of each cohort.

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Celebrating black history month at booth (Part I)

Black History Month (BHM), which runs from February 1st to February 29th, is a time for Americans to pause and reflect on the contributions of its citizens who represent the African diaspora. For Booth students, this month is an additional opportunity to foster the essential value of diversity and inclusion. And I am honored to help create a month-long BHM series, hosted by Chicago Booth’s African American MBA Association (AAMBAA).

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Sell Day: What Happens After the Offer

In business school, you spend a large fraction of fall quarter recruiting, and even more time in winter interviewing with companies you hope to intern for. What doesn’t get discussed as much is what takes place after the offer, as the company (or several companies, if you’re lucky) attempt to entice you with a weekend getaway that will leave you with a favorable impression of the firm and your potential colleagues.

I still remember my first Sell Weekend as if it were yesterday. Because of Booth’s academic rigor in analytics and marketing, I was fortunate to receive an offer for the Walmart 2019 Summer Merchandising Internship.

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