Full-Time MBA


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


RussiaUndergraduate 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