Two years ago, JC Chang found himself on the waitlist for Chicago Booth. He asked himself, “What could I have done differently? Was it something I said during my interview? Why did the school admit my colleague with similar scores and experiences and put me on the waitlist? What can I do?”
Now, as a current student at Booth and VP of Culture and Tradition on the executive body of the Graduate Business Council, JC shares what he did do while on the waitlist and how he moved up from waiting to being admitted.
Continue reading A Waitlister’s Booth Story
On a starry February night, I embarked on a culinary journey of a lifetime: I joined several dozen lucky Boothies at Chicago’s NAHA restaurant, where we enjoyed a private event that included an unforgettable 4-course dinner and discussion with the restaurant’s Michelin-starred Chef Carrie Nahabedian.
Continue reading Dinner and Q&A: Michelin-starred food for thought
I embarked on a late January VC Trek shortly after learning that I was chosen to serve as a co-chair of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Group. This revelation changed my outlook on the Trek: I became EVEN MORE aware of the contributions made by the fearless second year co-chairs, who worked relentlessly to come up with an astonishing experience.
Continue reading Windy City to Big Apple: a whirlwind VC Trek
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and having just finished finals for the fall quarter I am ready for a break from words right now. So I’m going to let some pictures do the talking! Talking about what, you ask? BOOTH SKI TRIP!!
Continue reading A Week to Remember: Booth Ski Trip!