Full-Time MBA

Nigeria

  • Vera Uzuh
  • Alero Echegile

Vera Uzuh - Class of 2018

vuzuh@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Covenant University / Accounting 

Previous Industry: Audit 

Career plans: Consulting/Development Finance 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted to gain skills that would enable me think through business problems and the global business world in a unique way, while being surrounded by equally passionate and smart people. The flexible curriculum meant I could define my path based on my interests and aspirations and I was deeply attracted to the supportive culture

Activities: Booth Dance Club, Management Consulting Group, Net Impact Club, Chicago African Business Group & Dean's Student Admissions Committee

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Enlightening, Challenging & Fun 

Ask me about...: Anything really....from the entire MBA admissions process, life at booth as an international student, deciding on a career path and living in Chicago! 

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? United States

Alero Echegile - Class of 2018 

aechegil@ChicagoBooth.edu  

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alero-echegile-a4844bb  

Alero Echegile from Nigeria

Undergraduate school/major: University of Virginia/Finance   

Previous Industry: Financial Services  

Career plans: Strategy, entrepreneurship   

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I applied to Booth to gain the skills needed to effectively tackle the problems that I faced in my business. I choose to attend Booth because I believed the promise of academic rigor would deliver on teaching me the skills I needed to be more successful at running a business

Activities: Chicago Africa Business Group

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Humbling, Rewarding   

Ask me about...: Life in the US as a foreigner, entrepreneurship in Africa, international recruiting and being an introvert in Business School   

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Lagos, Nigeria