Student Stories

7 q's with Sam

Being a Booth student means being busy: getting involved academically, professionally, and socially. For Samantha Steiny, that means balancing classwork, a summer internship at a top tech company, and being active in student life on campus. Hear more about the personalized MBA experience she’s had so far at Chicago Booth.

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Roland Photo

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.

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Sam 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’s world meant being able to analyze the data.

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pevc

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.

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erik underwood

Every Booth student gets something different out of their two-year MBA experience. For Erik Underwood, '17, the time was pivotal to advance his career in the energy industry and make the move back to the US after living abroad in Santiago, Chile. Here’s what he had to say in response to a few candid questions.

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Erik Underwood

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.

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