Full-Time MBA

  • Tina Chen
  • Sarah Liu
  • Sarah Russell

Tina Chen - Class of 2020

tina.chen@chicagobooth.edu

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

Undergraduate school/major: University of Pennsylvania

Previous Industry: Technology - Software

Career plans: Consulting!

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Booth has such a fantastic program, once I found out I got in I visited Chicago and realized that I really wanted to live in Chicago/midwest at least once in my life. I also wanted to be a part of a very diverse culture with people from all over, and definitely feel that Booth attracts people from all over the world. The pay it forward culture is also fantastic and has surprised me with how much people actually care about each other

Activities: Tennis, Badminton, Violin, Traveling solo, Hiking, Dog volunteering

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, Roller coaster, Challenging

Ask me about...: Tiger Moms and the Bay Area

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


On campus: Management Consulting Group, Business Solutions Group (actual consulting project), Dean's Student Admissions Committee, Booth Basketball, etc. Off campus: traveling (and accumulating / using credit card points), exploring the Chicago food scene, and participating in many of the activities and events organized by Boothies on a formal or informal basis.
On campus: Management Consulting Group, Business Solutions Group (actual consulting project), Dean's Student Admissions Committee, Booth Basketball, etc. Off campus: traveling (and accumulating / using credit card points), exploring the Chicago food scene, and participating in many of the activities and events organized by Boothies on a formal or informal basis.

Sarah Liu - Class of 2020

sarah.liu@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: UC Berkeley / Business Administration

Previous Industry: Retail

Career plans: VC / Retail

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The Booth network is second to none, full of very accomplished individuals who have done amazing things

Activities: Photography, dance, travel

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

Ask me about...: Moving from either California or New York, coming to Booth from a non-traditional background such as retail, switching careers, programs through The Polsky Center

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



Technology - Product Management or Analytics/Data Science
Technology - Product Management or Analytics/Data Science

Technology Consulting
Technology Consulting

Sarah Russell - Class of 2020

srussel0@chicagobooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-russell-742a996a/

Undergraduate school/major: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo/Mechanical Engineering

Previous Industry: Technology - Hardware

Career plans: My current goal is to earn a role in Product Management at a global tech company.

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Of the many factors that made Chicago Booth my ideal business school, the one that was most important to me was Booth’s emphasis on an analytical approach to business.  Coming from a highly technical background, I found this methodology to mesh well with my previous industry experiences.

Activities: On a professional level, I am an active member of the Booth Technology Group and the European Business Group.  In my free time, I love working out with the Booth Boxing Club and expanding my pallet with the Wine Club!

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, Enlightening, Engaging

Ask me about...: Entering business school with a highly technical background; moving to Chicago from sunny California: tips to living in a place with actual changing seasons

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