Paul Veiga

TBE Blogger

Hometown: Cheshire, CT

City before Booth: Boston

Undergraduate School and Major:
Boston College, Accounting and Philosophy

Fun fact: I was turned away from being an extra in the filming of Ted 2 because in my costume I looked too much like Harry Potter.

Pre-Booth Job: Transaction Services Senior at Ernst & Young

Summer Internship: Digital Strategy intern at IBM

Concentrations at Booth: Strategic Management, Finance, Economics

Your Chicago neighborhood: Logan Square – If I stay in Chicago after graduation I would love to live here. There are so many incredible restaurants (Fat Rice and Giant to name a few), a great culture, and local coffee shops.

What are some of the student groups you’ve been involved with?Wine Club, Triathalon Club, Dance Club, DSAC

Current leadership roles: The Booth Experience blogger, Admissions Fellow, Co-Chair of Wine Club, Global Booth Ambassadors Northeast Regional Captain

Why did you choose Booth? I visited Booth just as often as all of the other schools I applied to but formed the strongest personal connections with the Booth students, alumni, and professionals I met throughout the process.

Favorite class? Platform Competition with Austin Goolsbee

Favorite thing to do in Chicago? Cubs game!

Favorite trip taken with fellow Boothies? Spring Break Colombia

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