Full-Time MBA

India

  • Siddhant Dube
  • Purva Joshi
  • Megha Agarwal
  • Nandish Tella
  • Shailajia Taparia

Siddhant (Sid) Dube - Class of 2019

sdube@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Goa 

Previous Industry: Consulting / General Management

Career Plans: Tech

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Excited by the flexibility to pick your own classes and participate in > 200 leadership opportunities

Activities: Programming, Writing & Massive Tech Enthusiast 

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

Ask me about...: Booth Technology Club, Consulting, Moving Countries, Cooking

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

 

Consulting / General Management

Purva Jushi - Class of 2018

purva.joshi@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Vellore Institute of Technology

Previous Industry: Financial Services

Career Plans: Tech

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Career Pivot and Personal development

Activities: Consulting Club, Technology Club, LEAD facilitator, Acapella group, Dance Club

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Collaborative, Introspective and Fulfilling

Ask me about...: Leadership Development opportunities Transitioning to the US #whyBooth

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Seattle, US

 

 

Financial Services

Megha Agarwal - Class of 2018

magarwa0@ChicagoBooth.edu

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

Megha Agarwal from India

Undergraduate school/major: Krishna Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering 

Previous Industry: Manufacturing/Technology Career plans: Product Manager/ Strategy & Business Development roles in Technology companies 

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...: Why Booth, Life in Chicago, Application Process, Student Groups, Experiential Learning and Leadership Opportunities, Flexible Curriculum, Recruiting for Tech, Visa Process, Moving with a Spouse or absolutely anything else!

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? USA (Chicago) and India (Lucknow, New Delhi)

Nandish Tella - Class of 2019

ntella@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: IIT Kharagpur / Computer Science and Engineering 

Previous Industry: Investment Banking / Brokerage

Career Plans: Product Management in Tech

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted to go to business school to learn skills that would help me grow both in professional and personal setting. The quant heavy approach at Booth seemed like a perfect fit for me. I fell in love with the academic rigor at Booth.

Activities: Country Captain Member of Booth Technology Club, Analytics Club, Public Speaking and Communications Group, Epicurean Club and Booth Cricket Club

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Awesome, Warm, Productive

Ask me about...: Finance, tech and anything else that you want

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

IIT Kharagpur / Computer Science and Engineering

Shalaja Taparia - Class of 2019

shailaja@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Statistics 

Previous Industry: Management Consulting and Online Retail Start-up

Career Plans: Product Management in Tech

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I loved the flexibility offered by Booth, the "Chicago approach" which believes in conceptual rather than case-based learning, and last but not the least the people who are amazingly talented but incredibly down-to-earth!

Activities: Booth Technology Group, Public Speaking and Communications Group, South Asian Business Group, Chicago Women in Business, Economies of Scale (Booth Acapella Group)

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Energizing, Humbling, Fun!

Ask me about...: Writing, Singing, Statistics, Navigating business school as an Indian non-engineer!

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