Full-Time MBA

Italy

Giulia Angi Class of 2014

gangi@ChicagoBooth.edu

ItalyUndergraduate school/major: I attended Bocconi University and majored in economics.

Prior to Booth: I worked for the European Commission and Vodafone.

Concentrations: Marketing management and entrepreneurship.

Activities: I am a member of the European Business Group, Photo Booth, and I am a LEAD facilitator.

Career Plans: I will be joining Google after graduation.

Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I decided to come to Booth for three main reasons: the collaborative culture of the school, the flexible curriculum, and the academic excellence. Two dear friends of mine are Booth alumni, and they helped me discover the school. While applying, the more I got to know Booth, the more I became convinced it was a great school. When I finally came to  Admit Weekend, the student community was so helpful and open, that I had no doubt about coming here.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Collaborative, energetic, and challenging.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Try a cocktail at the Aviary, and go late at night to the Blommer chocolate factory. 

Ask me about...: Moving from Italy to the US or being a woman at business school.

Marco Castellani Class of 2015

mcastellani@ChicagoBooth.edu

ItalyUndergraduate school/major: I attended University of Bologna and attained a master's degree in chemical engineering.

Concentrations: Finance, accounting, and strategic management.

Activities: I am a member of the Investment Banking Group, European Business Group, CReDIT, Wine Club, and Golf Club.

Activities: I am recruiting for investment banking.

Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I chose to attend Booth because of the superior and flexible academics and extremely positive experience with the alumni network.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, well-rounded, and nonstop.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Sign up for the Lyric Opera student program and enjoy as many performances as you can while you are at Booth. 

Ask me about...: Switching careers from consulting to banking.

Luca Pizzuto Class of 2015

lpizzuto@ChicagoBooth.edu

ItalyUndergraduate school/major: I received both a bachelor's and master's of mechanical engineering from the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Concentrations: Marketing and entrepreneurship.

Activities: I'm a member of European Business Group, Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Group, Booth Technology Group, and the Public Speaking and Communication Group.

Career plans: I am recruiting for an internship in a start-up.

Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I chose to attend Booth because I saw in the flexible curriculum a powerful means to challenge myself. Booth is a school that is growing fast in its network worldwide. Harper Center is just an awesome building, and Chicago is one of the most enjoyable cities in the world. Finally, Booth is very strong in entrepreneurship (Polsky Center), marketing (Kilts Center), and general management (among the highest placement in top consulting firms).

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Intense, transformational, and awesome.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Watch a Cubs game from a rooftop near Wrigley Field, enjoy a tiki drink at Three Dots and a Dash, attend a night event at the Art Institute to visit their collection, and enjoy the hipster scene in Lincoln Park.

Ask me about...: Finding a job or starting a business in the US as an international student, or about management consulting.

Jacopo Sannazzaro Natta Class of 2015

jsannazzaro@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: I attended Milan Polytechnic and have degrees in mechanical engineering.

Concentrations: Finance, strategic management, and operations management.

Activities: I'm a member of the Management Consulting Group, Booth Technology Group, European Business Group, International Development Group, Public Speaking and Communication Group, and Volleyball Club.

Career plans: I am planning to work in management consulting in the US.

Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I decided to attend Chicago Booth for the academic excellence, the flexibility of the curriculum, the collaborative community, and the location: Chicago is one of the most dynamic and vibrant towns in the US.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, engaging, and intense.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Drink a cocktail or two at the Signature Lounge at the 95th floor of the John Hancock Center, and enjoy one of the best views of Chicago. Watch a comedy show at the Second City Theater.

Ask me about...: Recruiting in the US as an international student, or about management consulting and technology.