One of Chicago’s hallmarks 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 considering their ‘hood a reflection of themselves.
Our first Neighborhood Spotlight Series post featured the lower west-side neighborhood of Pilsen. This time, we’re trekking up north to one of the most charming and friendly neighborhoods in Chicago: Andersonville.
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Whether it’s doing homework, competing in a case competition,
or planning an event for the student body, Boothie teamwork plays a huge role
in shaping both our experience and our outcome. One of the best parts about
working in Booth groups is each individual brings a unique perspective to the
table as a result of their diverse experience. Here are 5 groups I’ve been a
part of that have defined my time at Booth.
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As an Admissions Fellow, I receive a lot of questions about what a typical day is like at Booth. I can easily default to speaking about my classes, the guest lectures I attend, and the student activity events I go to at night, but so much of the life of a Boothie are the random interactions, quick conversations, and group meetings.
That inspired me to create this video to provide an inside look at some of the smaller details of the Booth experience. Watch Kalyan Ray-Mazumder, ’19, as he progresses through a day in the life of a Boothie.
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Ask just about anyone, and you’ll
hear that a big part of a full-time MBA program is the networking. Entering
Booth with a non-traditional background (I worked in urban turnaround schools
for six years), I had no idea what this meant. Networking with companies? With classmates? With
alumni? With big name professors? Honestly, the prospect of constantly mingling
with a motive with any of those
audiences sounded intimidating.
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Over Winter Break, we had an open call for Boothies to share their favorite times at Booth. We continue this series with two stories of great teams: one group working together to launch a new product for MillerCoors, the other lightening the finals week mood with a festive rendition of “12 Days of Booth-mas” in the Winter Garden.
Continue reading Booth Teams: Best Booth Moments Series