Collaboration is a cornerstone of Chicago Booth’s pay-it-forward culture. First year students receive help from second year students even before class officially starts. One example is during Random Walks, when second years lead one-week trips to destinations around the world, and start showing first years what Booth is all about. A few weeks later on campus, second years facilitate LEAD, become career advisors, and run the many different social and professional clubs.
Perhaps a few visual representations will help illustration the deep involvement of Boothies in our student community…
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Spring Break 2016 was not your typical Spring Break… at least for me. Even though I travelled with 30 friends to a warmer, southern location, I was not going crazy every night. Instead, I got married (which may be crazy in your books!).
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Advertising has changed dramatically since the Sterling Cooper / Mad Men days. Although there are quite a few Don Drapers out there pitching their big ideas, advertising today has evolved into a new form that amalgamates creativity with data analytics and technology. And this is the world that I will be part of after graduation.
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If you have ever wondered about Chicago Booth’s campus community dynamic, given that our school is in a large metropolitan city, you should check out where, what, and who comprises our everyday life in downtown Chicago.
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Now that I have been on both sides of the table as interviewee and interviewer, and have been a Boothie for over a year, I would like to share my perspective on a few ways to prepare yourself when applying to Booth. These will not guarantee your acceptance to our MBA… but will definitely help you during the application process.
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