INQUIRY. INSIGHT. IMPACT.
Discover a different way of learning, analyzing, and impacting the world. Discover the Chicago Approach at Chicago Booth.
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Sara Raffa - Potomac, MD
"I always wanted to start my own company."
Faria Jabbar - Flint, MI
"I love exploring what drives people."
Simon Weinstein - Moscow
"You get to appreciate the passions of other people."
Jenny Farrall - Greenville, SC
"We all share this passion of learning and exploring the world."
Priyanka Karandikar - Dahanu, India
"I had never thought I would go to business school."
Drew Thomas - Lantana, FL
"You build teams, friendships and relationships through shared experiences."
Emily Ruff - Saint Louis, MO
"The flexibility is what makes this place so great."
Gaspar Betancourt - Miami, FL
"I have found such a community of friends."
Michael Kurt - Houston, TX
"The Booth brand symbolizes a community."
Gordon Taylor - New Orleans, LA
"People here are really invested in other people's goals."
John DeChellis - Vero Beach, FL
"I hope to leave Booth with the ability to ask the right questions."
Ramiro Sanchez Caballero - Buenos Aires, Argentina
"Being here at Booth allows you to follow your passion."
Sana Suh - Chicago, IL
"Booth brings about this culture of collaboration, instead of competition."
Megan Patel, '15 - Chicago, IL
"I found that people were very collaborative and actually wanted to help each other…it has made an incredible difference in my experience."
Vanessa Douyon, '15 - Baltimore, MD
"I was looking for the union of a school with a strong social impact base, and also a strong entrepreneurial program. Booth really gave me that match."
Alex Brand, '15 - Minneapolis, MN
"The way that ideas were presented, allowed me to think about entrepreneurship in a different light."
Phil Caruso, '15 - Carlisle, MA
"The community at Booth is unparalleled in terms of its support, in terms of the opportunities that it provides for you."
Erin Boyland, '15 - Washington, DC
"The most important thing for me was feeling like this was a place that I could fit in and that I could really contribute something."
Jake Walker, '15 - Los Gatos, CA
"Chicago start-ups are a lot more about business people talking to business people, finding needs in the marketplace, and trying to fill them."
Oliver Onyekweli, '15 - Calgary, Canada
"I'm willing to take that leap. I've done things that I never thought I would've done, because I know that I've got that support network."
Diana Yan, '15 - Los Angeles, CA
"Being able to really dive into the finer points of consumer behavior in shopping is what I'm looking forward to."
Arturo Gutierrez - Fernandez, '15 - Lima, Peru
"Coming from Peru, I didn't know what to expect of Chicago. It has the feeling of a great city, but also of a small town."
Gabrielle Cristobal, '15 - Manila, Philippines
"I knew I needed a program where I could choose my own adventure. As you switch careers, you want to fill in the gaps as much as possible."
Nisha Wadhwani, '15 - Bourbonnais, IL
"We definitely have a very close knit culture. It's collaboration to an extent that I've never seen before."
Lance Dietz, '15 - Morton, IL
"The most fundamental teamwork experience at Booth and in the Army is that everyone is focused on making sure the person to their left and right succeeds."