Full-Time MBA

Nigeria

Ifeoma (Oma) Nwabudike - Class of 2017

inwabudi@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Covenant University/ Computer Science

Previous Industry: Consulting 

Career plans: Agribusiness

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I liked the flexibility of the curriculum but mostly I liked the diverse nature of the Booth community and the fact that people here were doing what they wanted to do rather than trying to fit a mold. The people I spoke with before making my decision were amazing.

Activities: I write for Chibus and small group gatherings with friends is a favorite.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Intense, Exciting, Empowering

Ask me about...: Anything. If I don't have the answer, I'll know where to find it. I have personal experience in international student relocation, living in USA for the first time, career switching, recruiting for non-traditional industries, being an introvert in business school

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Caribbean Islands


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: Consulting, Entrepreneurship and Public Sector   

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The focus on the academics. I wanted an experience that would expand my knowledge base and my thinking process, inside and outside of the classroom. Of all the schools I visited, Booth was the only school that did not just talk about academics. At Booth, the commitment to academics was felt as I interacted with various members of the community  

Activities: Booth Dance, Africa Business Group, Management Consulting & Corporate Strategy and Management   

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? Chicago or Lagos