Full-Time MBA

  • Patrick Smith
  • Alexandra Swanson
  • Elizabeth Furman

Patrick (Pato) Smith - Class of 2020

patrick.smith@chicagobooth.edu

 
Undergraduate school/major: Pennsylvania State University, Mechanical Engineering

Previous Industry: Energy/Oil/Utilities

Career plans: Management Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose Booth because of it's flexible curriculum, allowing me to pursue my own interests and goals.

Activities: Management Consulting Group, OUTreach, Dean's Student Admissions Committee (DSAC), Chicago Ski and Snowboard Club, Wine Club, and Follies

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Unforgettable, Impactful, Empowering

Ask me about...: Ask me about student life, living in the Loop, and living in Millenium Park Plaza (MPP). Ask me about courses and clubs. Ask me about recruiting for internships.

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

 

Alexandra (Ali) Swanson - Class of 2020

alexandra.swanson@chicagobooth.edu

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

Undergraduate school/major: Duke/Public Policy and Political Science

Previous Industry: Consulting 

Career plans: Technology

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose Booth because of the program's analytical rigor, pay-it-forward culture, quality of faculty, and flexible curriculum.

Activities: Dean's Student Admissions Committee, Booth Technology Group, Booth Analytics Club, Yoga Club, Booth Ski & Snowboard

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Transformative, analytical, humble

Ask me about...: Tech recruiting at Booth, application process, anything!

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

Elizabeth (Liz) Furman - Class of 2020

efurman@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liz-furman/

Undergraduate school/major: Vanderbilt University, Mathematics; History of Art

Previous Industry: Consulting 

Career plans: Corporate Finance

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted a rigorous academic experience in a supportive environment.

Activities: Corporate Finance, General management and strategy group, DSAC, First Day Captain, Wine Club, Ski club, Chicago Women in Business, barre fitness, having a dog (!)

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Busy, challenging, exciting

Ask me about...: Moving with a partner, having a non-traditional background, moving to Chicago for the first time, Random Walk in Cyprus

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