Category Archives: Chicago

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Partners play a large role in the Booth community. Many decide to move to Chicago while their significant other attends school. Others visit our great city for fun events such as the Winter Formal and Spring Fling. Some are so inspired by the school that they themselves apply and attend Booth!

No matter who you’re spending today with—partner, friend, family, or pet —we wish you a very happy Valentine’s Day. Check out how Partners at Booth have spent their time over the past year!

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Second-Year Bucket List

Full-time student life is pretty great. With just five months left until most of us second years re-enter the working world, now is the time to make sure we’re maximizing the precious hours, resources, and opportunities.

Taking inspiration and suggestions from lots of my classmates, I give you my Booth Second-Year Bucket List: an ambitious collection of personal, academic, and professional must-dos before our summer start-dates. 

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Attending the Economic Outlook Forum in Chicago: A Boothie’s perspective

Each year, Chicago Booth hosts an Economic Outlook in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong to give faculty members a forum to evaluate emerging trends. I had the opportunity to attend the Economic Outlook Forum in Chicago where faculty, alumni, students, and members of the Chicago business community came together to listen to a panel discuss on the topic Trade Wars, Deficit and Inflation: Rhetoric or Reality?

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Pilsen

One of the hallmarks of Chicago is its 77 amazingly diverse neighborhoods, each with its own cultural history, ambiance, and personality. Chicagoans take pride in their neighborhoods, carefully choosing which to reside in and often thinking of their ‘hood as a reflection of themselves.

While there’s no way to explore every neighborhood during your two years at Chicago Booth, The Booth Experience team is here to help guide you through some of our favorites. First up in our new Neighborhood Spotlight Series: Pilsen.

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Top 10 Wintertime Activities in Chicago

I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Wintertime in Chicago is long, cold, and includes the colorful phrase: “wintry mix.” But we Chicagoans are a hardy bunch and don’t just survive, but thrive in the winter. From holiday festivals to wintertime-only bar and restaurant experiences, winter has become one of the best seasons to be in Chicago! If coming to Booth means you’ll be experiencing Chicago winters for the first time, here’s my list of the top ten activities (in no particular order) to help you thrive during the season.

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