Full-Time MBA

South Africa

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


Nipun Mahajan - Class of 2017

nmahaja0@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://zw.linkedin.com/in/nipunmahajan

Undergraduate school/major: St. John's University/Business Management & Public Address

Previous Industry: Chemicals 

Career plans: I'm planning on going back to the chemicals industry in Africa

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Great reputation, great faculty, great city and the flexible curriculum

Activities: Corporate Management and Strategy Group, Operations Strategy Group, BoothTech, Public Speaking, Booth Hacks

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Amazing, Intense, Choose-your-own-adventure

Ask me about...: Life in America, making the most of the flexible curriculum, recruiting for corporate firms and tech, and whatever else is on your mind

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Miami, FL