Simon Weinstein Class of 2016
Undergraduate school/major: I graduated from the University of Stuttgart with a degree in mechanical engineering
Previous Industry: Prior to Booth I worked in consulting with BCG
Career plans: I am recruiting for an internship with a social impact, most likely in a non-profit
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? First I was drawn to Booth by the quant heavy approach and the flexibility within the MBA program. But the more research I did the more I fell in love with both the city of Chicago and especially the friendly culture at Booth.
Activities: If my partner and I are not eating in one of the many fantastic places in Chicago or enjoying the cultural aspects that the city has to offer, I am most likely pursuing opportunities to have a positive impact, such as Impact Investing seminars offered by Booth... or playing volleyball.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, collaborative, challenging
Ask me about...: Anything you want - I'll either know the answer or will at least try to make it seem like I do. / Most useful answers will most likely be about food, being an international student and working in consulting as well as why I selected an USA based MBA over PhD program.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? If we stay in the States - it will most likely be snowboarding in the Rockies. / If we go back to visit my family - it will most likely be snowboarding in Swiss Alps.
Aakash Jain Class of 2015
Undergraduate school/major: Jacobs University (Germany), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Previous Industry: Sales & Trading
Career plans: Undecided
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? School culture, strength of faculty, flexibility and fit.
Activities: IBG, EVC, Epicurean Club, Alumni Committee on GBC
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Transformative, Fun, Thought-provoking
Ask me about...: Moving from Europe to Chicago, exploring career options, moving with a spouse or leaving the spouse behind, banking
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Northern India
Tomas Guevara Class of 2015
Undergraduate school/major: I attended Universidad Catolica Argentina and majored in Business Administration. I also studied at Wirtschaft Universitat Tubingen in Germany for a semester.
Previous Industry: Oil & Gas
Career plans: Going into Consulting in Dubai
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? hicago Booth was the school I had the best fit with. I visited in October 2012 and stayed at a second year's place. All the people I met were amazing, and I really liked the culture of the University. The flexible curriculum, the faculty, career services and the city were also very important.
Activities: Member of the European Business Group, Management Consulting Group, Latin American Business Group and the Soccer Club (best club at School). / In Chicago you should go and see Second City and just enjoy the City when it's not that cold.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, rewarding and life-changing.
Ask me about...: Living in Germany when I was young, and about recruiting for job outside the US and if you are switching careers.
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Buenos Aires, Argentina