Booth Insight from Evening-Weekend Admissions

A strong letter of recommendation can provide the admissions committee with valuable insight into how you perform in a professional setting, work in teams, and think critically. Erik Halloway, assistant director of admissions, has some advice on how to approach the process.

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Veteran Voices from the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs

Navigating business school can be challenging, and it helps to have a community to support you along the way. This is how one former US Navy veteran and Evening MBA Program alumnae made the connection from military service to the corporate tech world.

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Veteran Voices from the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs

Transitioning from the military into the business world may seem daunting, and we expect you have unique questions and concerns as you consider enrolling in an MBA program. And who better to hear from than our Evening MBA and Weekend MBA alumni who made this transition.

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Student Stories from the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs

Imagine this -- your professor wins a Nobel Prize one morning, and that very night, you're sitting in his classroom, now being taught by a Nobel laureate. One of our Evening MBA students was in Professor Thaler's class on the night of his big win, and is happy to tell of that experience.

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School to Work: Stories of Immediate Career Impact

As an engineering manager, Harnam Atwal understands how things work. In Chicago Booth’s Evening MBA Program, Harnam is learning how businesses work, how to better predict outcomes, and how to use data to support his ideas.

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Booth Insight from Evening-Weekend Admissions

Standardized tests seem to invoke some not-so-warm-and-fuzzy feelings. Let’s be honest -- when it comes to the GMAT and GRE, anxiety, pressure, and stress about finding time to study and take the exam are pretty common.

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DID YOU KNOW?

No matter what sector you are in, well-run organizations are effective from top to bottom. Leaders in nonprofits need a diverse set of skills to successfully manage people, finances, and projects just like in the for-profit sector.

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Adam Meyer

Adam Meyer is a student in the Weekend MBA Program at Chicago Booth, and like most Weekenders, he flies to Chicago to attend class. However, it’s often his third (or more) flight – of the week. Adam explains his work-life-school balance to fellow Booth student Catherine Frances Napier, ’18, in this “In Real Life” story.

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Dispelling Myths

I’ve had the honor and pleasure of working for Booth’s Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs for the past eight years, and I’ve encountered quite a few misconceptions about part-time MBA programs at Booth, specifically the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA Programs. Let’s set the record straight by busting two of the most common myths.

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This is life at Chicago Booth!

In my opinion, I have the best job at Chicago Booth. I have spent the last ten years focusing on the Evening MBA and Weekend MBA student experience. I’ve learned a thing or two about our community, and I’d like to share a few things that you might not know about student life in the Evening and Weekend Programs.

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