Bradley (Brad) McMullin - Class of 2019
Undergraduate school/major: BYU / Finance
Previous Industry: Investment Management - Equity Research for a value-focused firm
Career plans: Consulting
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I knew that I wanted to continue my education, switch careers, and be at a school that would help me develop personally, as well as professionally. I visited Booth and met with students and alumni and was impressed with the "pay it forward" culture, as well as the intelligence and overall warmth of those I met. I also found Chicago to be an incredibly exciting city that I wanted to live in.
Activities: 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.
Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Fun, Engaging, Supportive
Ask me about...: Random Walks, attending Booth with a non-student partner, LDSSA, career switching, recruiting, life on campus, moving from San Diego to Chicago (after growing up in Arizona), or anything else!
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? On a cruise in the Caribbean
Melanie Chin - Class of 2018
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melaniecchin1
Undergraduate school/major: Carnegie Mellon University / Chemical Engineering
Previous Industry: Technology Consulting
Career plans: Technology - Product Management or Analytics/Data Science
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted a place that would challenge me and help me grow - academically, professionally, and personally - and I found that at Booth. Also, the people I met from and at Booth are fantastic; it is an extremely supportive and collaborative culture.
Activities: My Booth memberships include the Marketing Group; Booth Technology Group; Booth Dance Club; Dean's Student Admissions Committee; and Wine Club! Outside of Booth, I love dancing, photography, and exploring Chicago.
Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Dynamic, inspiring, supportive
Ask me about...: Changing functions / industries; admissions; the pay-it-forward culture; social life; winters in Chicago... anything else :)
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Los Angeles, CA
Yin Zhu - Class of 2019
Undergraduate school/major: Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley / Business Administration
Previous Industry: Digital Health
Career plans: Strategy Consulting
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Academic rigor and career opportunities
Activities: Management Consulting Group, Soccer Club, Greater China Club
Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, Challenging, and Fun
Ask me about...: Spicy food, Tae Kwon Do, Healthcare in China, and moving from the West Coast to Chicago
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? San Francisco, USA
R. Scott Munro - Class of 2018
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/r-scott-munro-80023a2b
Undergraduate school/major: Georgetown University, Classical Languages
Previous Industry: Consulting, Entrepreneurship
Career plans: In the short term, I plan on going back into consulting with a focus on life sciences. Longer term, I hope to work with entrepreneurs commercializing innovations at the intersection of technology and healthcare
Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The flexibility in curriculum coupled with the focus on developing leaders through feedback is very unique to Booth, and something I really appreciated. Also, every single person I met was both incredibly brilliant, and humble, which is a deadly combo
Activities: I golf, love to play Settlers of Catan, and am a huge 49ers/Giants fan. I sadly watched the Cubs beat the Giants in games 1 and 2 at Wrigley this year
Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Fun, Inspiring
Ask me about...: Healthcare at Booth, consulting, entrepreneurship/ venture capital at Booth, transitioning from California to Chicago, cheering on the Giants in enemy territory, good winter jackets
What city/country will you be in during the winter break? San Francisco/Bay Area