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The Booth Experience Live Chat

Thursday, October 27

Noon - 1 PM CST

Chat live with The Booth Experience student bloggers as they begin the first quarter of their second year at Booth. Ask about classes, student life, faculty, recruiting, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to chat directly with current students and hear more about living in Chicago as part of the Booth community.

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Chat Panelists:

Michelle DiMattia , Current Student
Michelle is a second year at Booth with concentrations in Strategic Management and Marketing Management. Prior to Booth, she majored in Commerce at the University of Virginia (Wahoowa!) and then worked in brand management in Richmond, VA and innovation strategy in Boston, MA. This past summer, Michelle interned with Deloitte Consulting in Chicago. And outside of the classroom, Michelle sings with Booth's acapella group Economies of Scale, participates in as many wine club events as she can, and enjoys running through different Chicago neighborhoods.

Austin Fang , Current Student
Austin is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Marketing Management, Managerial and Organizational Behavior, and Entrepreneurship. Born and raised in the Maryland suburbs of DC, Austin majored in Biomedical Engineering and Psychology at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to Booth, Austin worked at Bloomberg LP as a software developer for the news functions on the Bloomberg Terminal. Over the summer, Austin interned at Spokin Inc, a health tech startup based in Chicago.

Amruta Hunnurkar , Current Student
Amruta is originally from Mumbai and lived in Boston before coming to Booth. She has more than 5 years of digital marketing and advertising experience, working for global clients like General Motors, Bacardi, Allianz Insurance and Universal Music. Most recently, she was at Digitas LBI, Boston (Go Pats!) Post-Booth, she’s looking to work in strategy in the digital media/technology space.

Nithin Kuchibhotla 2017 , Current Student
Nithin is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Finance, Strategic Management, and Entrepreneurship. Hailing from the shadows of the Washington Monument in Northern Virginia, Nithin majored in Finance and Business Information Technology at Virginia Tech. Prior to coming to Booth, Nithin worked as a consultant at Deloitte and later as a business analyst at the Carlyle Group. He spent the summer in the Pacific Northwest as a finance manager with Microsoft. Nithin's spare time is almost entirely devoted to basketball, as a mediocre player, an above average writer, and an excellent watcher.

Ray Liu , Current Student
Ray is a second-year student pursuing concentrations in Marketing Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship. Originally from China, Ray finished his law degree, majored in forensics, from People's Public Security University of China, where he was also a Cadet Sergeant for 3 years. After finishing another computer science degree in New Zealand and worked for SAP and IBM, Ray decided to come to Booth to gain a solid foundation of business skills and take some entrepreneurial adventures in NVC. Over the summer, Ray interned at VMware as a Product Manager. His wife and two sons are living in Hyde Park area with him, so babysitting is also his strong suit.

Oma Nwabudike 2017 , Current Student
Oma is a second year student with no apparent concentrations but a diverse class/subject experience. Born and raised in Nigeria, Oma majored in Computer Science at Covenant University. Prior to coming to Booth, Oma was a manager in PwC Nigeria’s Risk Assurance practice. Over the summer, she was a strategic development intern at Cold Creek Orchard. With varied interest, Oma is involved with multiple student groups and initiatives.

Lizzie Seidenstricker , Assistant Director, Admissions Marketing
Lizzie Seidenstricker Lizzie joined the admissions team in June 2015. She serves as a part of the admissions committee and works to develop creative content for various Booth communication channels. She also works closely with The Booth Experience Fellows. Prior to joining Booth, Lizzie attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned her bachelor’s degree in strategic communication and communication arts. After graduation, she worked as a freelance videographer/editor for various companies around Milwaukee. In her spare time, Lizzie works as part of the production team for the WBEZ podcast PleasureTown.