Full-Time MBA


Alexander Aksakov - Class of 2017


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

Undergraduate school/major: London School of Economics (majored in Banking and Finance), Higher School of Economics (majored in Economics)

Previous Industry: Investment Banking, Corporate Finance

Career plans: Investment Banking in New York

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Strongest brand in the world for my areas of interest (finance and economics), outstanding faculty (including several Nobel laureates), flexible curriculum that allows to tailor your own experience and the most approachable and helpful community out there. And Chicago is an amazing city!

Activities: Member of Investment Banking Group, Boxing Club, DJ at Audio Booth group, member of Dean's Student Admissions Committee (DSAC)

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Intense, stimulating, flexible

Ask me about...: Application process, being an international student, recruiting for Investment Banking, social life at Booth, Chicago as a city

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Miami and cruise to Caribbean islands