Kate Hoffman

Kate Hoffman

Kate joined Booth’s Full-Time Admissions team in April, 2015. She works on integrated marketing and communication projects for the Full-Time MBA program, serves as part of the Admissions Committee, and works closely with the Booth Experience Fellows.

Kate comes to admissions from Chicago Booth’s marketing department, where she was a writer and editor for two and a half years.

She has been in Chicago since 2006 and spent nearly six years writing for Dream Town Realty, a Chicago-based real estate company. Kate previously lived in Michigan where she worked for a number of local publications including Real Detroit, The Oakland Press, and the Ferndale Mirror. She has a bachelor's in advertising and master's in journalism from Michigan State University.

Kate lives in Bucktown with her 4-year-old son and in her spare time frequents parks, beaches, local restaurants (preferably with patios), and plays on bowling league.

Blog postings by Kate Hoffman

Student Stories: Meet Gilad Andorn

At Chicago Booth, hands-on classroom experiences inspired Gilad Andorn to strike out on his own and explore the world of entrepreneurship and venture capital. Read More »

Student Stories: Meet Sara Markowitz

A strong personal connection to the healthcare field paired with hands-on industry experience at Booth have prepared Sara Markowitz to make an impact in the field. Read More »

Student Stories: Meet Laura Gontijo de Vasconcellos

Industry access and community at Chicago Booth have prepared Laura Gontijo de Vasconcellos to successfully make the switch from investment management to private equity.

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Student Stories: Meet Roland Cole

Collaboration and community at Chicago Booth have given Roland Cole the tools to pay it forward in future business endeavors and pay it back now to fellow students. Read More »

Student Stories: Meet Samantha Steiny

As someone from the Bay Area working in sales at Yelp, Sam Steiny realized that she wanted to move into product marketing, while staying in the tech industry. Sam knew that becoming an effective product marketer in today‚Äôs world meant being able to analyze the data. Read More »

Impact of an Internship: Private Equity and Venture Capital

Boothies excel in their roles in private equity and venture capital because they learn the fundamentals in class and put theory to practice while gaining experience in firms. Students earn credibility to enter a hard-to-access industry with a working understanding of the business. Read More »

Student Stories: Meet Erik Underwood, '17

Erik Underwood was developing solar energy projects in Santiago, Chile when he decided to go back to school to get his MBA. Erik wanted to continue in his field while broadening his understanding of how global businesses grow and innovate. Read More »
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