Irene Tsai Class of 2016
Undergraduate school/major: I graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Economics.
Previous Industry: Prior to coming to Booth, I worked in the public accounting industry as an auditor in Los Angeles for about four years, leading financial statement audits for public and private companies across various industries.
Career plans: I'm recruiting for management consulting and corporate finance roles.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Booth's collaborative culture immediately rang true when I attended the Admit Weekend on campus. The people in the Booth diverse community are extremely down to earth and invested in one another's successes. The school's comprehensive and flexible curriculum allows me to maximize my learning experience and to further explore my intellectual interests. Lastly, Booth's extensive career coaching services and global network of more than 47,000 alumni are incredible resources that will support my career immediately after graduation and throughout my lifetime.
Activities: I'm an active member of Management Consulting Club, Corporate Finance Group, Corporate Management & Strategy Group, Chicago Women in Business, Retail, Apparel & Luxury Group, and Chicago Asia Pacific Group.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Entrepreneurial, eye-opening, inspiring
Ask me about...: Application process, career switching, recruiting for consulting and corporate finance, fun things to do in Chicago
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? New York and Los Angeles
Yichin Lew Class of 2015
Undergraduate school/major: I completed my degree at National Taiwan University and majored in library and information science.
Previous Industry: Consulting, Technology
Career plans: I'm recruiting for general management and leadership programs.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Booth provides a solid education and enormous resources in alumni networks and career services. It has been an amazing experience to learn with such a smart, sharp, and caring community.
Activities: Chicago Asia Pacific Group, Chicago Open House, musicals and operas, Wicker park and Oz park
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Stretch, inspirational, and precise
Ask me about...: Life in Chicago and my recruiting experiences.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? not sure yet
Cathy Hsu Class of 2016
Undergraduate school/major: I attended from National Taiwan University and double majored in Information Management and Accounting.
Previous Industry: After graduated from college, I worked as software engineer and consultant in Taiwan. Most recently, I worked as software engineer at Salesforce.com in San Francisco developing cloud applications for its customer support product.
Career plans: I am exploring product management, management consulting and venture capital roles for post-MBA career.
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Chicago Booth provide flexible curriculum for me to design my own MBA experience. It also provides great resources in all different areas, along with different types of lab courses for me to gain practical experiences. Most important, I really enjoy the supporting community - everyone I meet here, including current students and alumni, genuinely wants to help you succeed in your career goal.
Activities: Member of the Management Consulting Group, Booth Technology Group, Chicago Asia Pacific Group, and Booth Boxing Club
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Eye-opening, supportive, and exciting.
Ask me about...: my experience in technology industry, transition from engineering to business function, cultural differences between Asia and United States
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Taipei/Taoyuan of Taiwan (12/23-12/30), San Francisco/Bay Area (12/15-21)