Eugene Begar Class of 2015
Undergraduate school/major: I attended Lomonosov Moscow State University and majored in economics.
Activities: Member of the Booth Technology Group, Corporate Management and Strategy Group, Private Equity Group, Investment Management Group, Public Speaking and Communications Group, Epicurean Club, and Wine Club.
Career Plans: I am recruiting for a strategic planning role in tech industry or a private equity role.
Why did you choose to attend Chicago Booth? I chose to attend Booth because it has the best professors, most flexible curriculum, excellent alumni feedback, and strong career services.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Intensive, diverse, and eye-opening.
What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Booth Scavenger Hunts are the best to get to know the city. Otherwise, the Chicago Theater or a Second City improv shows are a must for entertainment. Old Town Pourhouse and one of many River North steakhouses cannot be missed by beer and meat fans.
Ask me about...: Starting business school with a family, coming to/from management consulting, or career recruiting as an international student.
Andrey Matveev Class of 2015
Undergraduate school/major: Moscow State University, computer science and statistics
Previous Industry: investment banking
Career plans: finance or corporate finance
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Tremendous fit (quant and finance school) / Location / High ratings / Facilities are awesome
Activities: nothing too special. Just recruiting and networking
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Transformative / Demanding / Insightful
Ask me about...: Greek and Russian restaurants / Living in the downtown / Recruiting for consulting
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Most likely US