Full-Time MBA

Russia

Alexander Aksakov - Class of 2017

aaksakov@ChicagoBooth.edu

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: Co-Chair of AudioBooth, member of Investment Banking Group, Boxing Club, 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? Booth ski trip in Colorado, then Mexico

Sergey Yun - Class of 2018 

syun0@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sergey-yun-2316a532

Sergey Yun from Russia

Undergraduate school/major: Lomonosov Moscow State University (BS in Economics, MS in Finance)  

Previous Industry: Finance  

Career plans: Joining a major technology company in the US  

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Exceptional faculty and academics, flexible curriculum, incredibly smart people  

Activities: Member of Booth Technology group, Analytics Club, Booth Hacks and Audio Booth  

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, challenging, fun  

Ask me about...: Life of an international student, tech recruiting, student group activities and social life  

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

Andrey Simonyan - Class of 2018

asimonya@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrey-simonyan-89402423  

Andrey Simon from Russia

Undergraduate school/major: Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Law) / Cornell Law School (Law) 

Previous Industry: Law 

Career plans: Investment Banking 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Flexible curriculum, award-winning faculty and strongest career services coupled with a humble and down-to-earth student population 

Activities: Investment Banking Club, CReDIT, Boxing Club, Giving Something Back 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Extraordinary enjoyable and mind-blowing 

Ask me about...: Anything - if you are reading this, we must have something in common 

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Moscow, Russia