Full-Time MBA

India


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Anant Bansal

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Anant Bansal - Class of 2020

abansal1@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anant-bansal/

Undergraduate school/major: University of Cambridge, BA (Hons) Economics

Previous Industry: Consulting

Career Plans: General management, corporate strategy

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Academic reputation, great city, recommended by friends

Activities: Member of: Corporate Management and Strategy Group, Marketing Group, European Business Group, South Asia Business Group. Other than that: Reel Leadership, TNDC!

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Busy, Interesting, Fun

Ask me about...:Moving to the US (dealing with color without a u); non-consulting/banking careers

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? China

 

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Maryam Ahmad

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Maryam Ahmad - Class of 2019

mahmad0@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maryamahmad

Undergraduate school/major: Dexel University(BS in EE); Stanford (MS in EE)

Previous Industry: Technology - Hardware

Career Plans: Strategy roles in technology company

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted to learn a data driven approach to solving problems and to push myself out of my comfort zone. The Chicago approach of Insight, Inquiry, Impact coupled with a rigorous academic curriculum was the perfect way to do so. Moreover, I felt that the intellectual culture of questioning the status quo which also defines the educational methodology at Booth will let me question existing practices without any fear and explore innovative solutions to most pressing problems. Lastly, what stood out was its flexible curriculum and a strong culture of giving back to the community. Students here are invested in each other’s success and the alumni network is strong and approachable 

Activities: Member of Booth Technology Group, Booth Analytics Club, Corporate Management and Strategy Group, DSAC, Chicago Women in Business, Dance Club, Giving Something Back, Student Ambassador for Career Services 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Transformative, Challenging, Collaborative 

Ask me about...: 1. Application Process 
2. Career opportunities post B-school in tech
3. Anything Booth 
4. Good eating places in Chicago

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? United States 

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Shreya Agarwal

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Shreya Agarwal - Class of 2020

shreya.agarwal@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shreya-agarwal-90b530111/

Undergraduate school/major: Economics; Shri Ram College of Commerce

Previous Industry: Non-Profit

Career Plans: Management Consulting

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I was in a place in my career where I needed to expand my business skills, build a wider network, and switch careers in order to move towards my long term goals. Once I started looking at schools that could help me do that, Booth stood out in its academic rigor, flexibility of curriculum and humility of people.

Activities: Sports, social impact, Classical dance

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Fast-paced, introspective, exponential growth

Ask me about...: Booth's culture, opportunities to create social impact @ Booth, life as an international in Chicago

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? United States 

 

Consulting / General Management

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Vinit Atal

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Vinit Atal - Class of 2020

vinit@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinitatal/ 

Undergraduate school/major: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay; Electrical Engineering 

Previous Industry: Investment Banking/Brokerage

Career Plans: Management Consulting

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Because of the academic rigor, the school's philosophy, the people and the culture of support, because I like the underdog, and the Chicago location.

Activities: OUTReach, Management Consulting Group, Corporate Management and Strategy Group, Rugby Group, potential Random Walk leader, potential future LEAD facil

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Horizon-broadening; Challenging; Fun

Ask me about...: Diversity and Inclusion / being Indian and gay; Random Walk; Consulting recruiting; Coming from a non-profit/financial services background; Being an outgoing introvert.

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? United States

IIT Kharagpur / Computer Science and Engineering