Full-Time MBA

United Kingdom

Matthew (Matt) Mennell - Class of 2017

mmennell@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewmennell

Undergraduate school/major: Trinity College Dublin/Economics

Previous Industry: Financial Services/Healthcare

Career plans: Post-MBA: Tech/Consulting, Long-term: Entrepreneurship 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Rock star faculty, awesome classmates, and complete flexibility to create my own MBA experience

Activities: Consulting group, Tech group, Global Impact, costume parties, schmoozing with recruiters for free food and drink

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Immersive, stimulating, unparalleled

Ask me about...: Changing careers, life in Chicago, academics and course load, recruiting internationally, and almost anything else.

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? London for Christmas, Chicago for New Year

Deepti Jodhawat - Class of 2017

djodhawa@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Durham University, Economics

Previous Industry: Banking

Career plans: Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The people I met whilst applying to Booth were genuinely the most open and friendly people I met whilst applying. The faculty (being an economics geek).

Activities: Booth Dance Club, Consulting group, Tech group

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Inspiring, Engaging, Hilarious

Ask me about...: Getting used to American lingo (I'm still learning), switching careers, where to find Indian food in Chicago

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? London/Glasgow

Gary Topp - Class of 2016

gtopp@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garytopp

Undergraduate school/major: Manchester/ Biology

Previous Industry: Finance. I worked for Moody's in London and New York

Career plans: Buy side finance, although I am also interested in FinTech

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Primarily the outstanding faculty, especially in economics and finance. I also liked the Booth people I met during the application process and the flexible curriculum

Activities: European Business Group, Net Impact Board Fellow, Booth Global Impact Co-Chair, Institute of Politics

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Rigorous, Flexible, Inspiring

Ask me about...: Dual degrees (I considered doing a joint policy/MBA degree for a long time, but eventually decided against it), living in Hyde Park, the wider UChicago community outside of Booth and anything else!

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Shanghai, Beijing, London and Bradford