Category Archives: Booth Bloggers

Internship Reflections

The start of Fall Quarter is only a couple weeks away for second year students at Booth. As we wrap up our summer internships, The Booth Experience team took a moment to reflect on our experiences and what we will take away from our time on the job.

“If I take nothing else away from my internship, I’ll at least remember…”

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A Primer on Chicago

What makes this city great?  And what about it will you find most compelling?

Many of you are facing the question of whether you want to uproot your life, leave your job, family, and friends and move to a place you may know nothing about.  And though that is certainly a daunting prospect, it’s also exciting for a number of reasons.  It pushes you out of your comfort zone (the first of many of such occurrences), it gives you a chance to redefine ‘local’, and allows you to navigate it all with many new friends.

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It’s About the Journey

Business school is an incredible place, and one that exists in an alternate universe.  We spend money we’ll pay back at a later date, we sit in class for only a few hours a week but yet are incredibly busy, and we manage to forge close friendships with people we just met.

There are an immeasurable number of opportunities to learn, do, and experience, that you would be hard-pressed to find two students that shared identical, or even similar, paths in their time here.  One of the wonderful facets of this type of environment is the transformational impact it can have on the way you view the world, and think about yourself.

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Live Chat with Us!

On May 26th from 12-1pm CT, a handful of us bloggers from The Booth Experience team will be available to answer all your questions in a live chat. Ask us about classes, student life, faculty, recruiting, and anything else you want to know about Booth and our ridiculously awesome community. Just don’t ask if we are ready to graduate in less than a month – we aren’t, and we don’t like being reminded that our amazing two years as Booth students are coming to an end.

This event has passed. Read the chat transcript here!