Full-Time MBA

Argentina

Maria (Belen) Bazano Sammartino - Class of 2017

mbazanos@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maría-belén-bazano-sammartino-43366113

Undergraduate school/major: Universidad de San Andres - Economics

Previous Industry: Startup Financial Services

Career plans: Consulting

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? From day one, I experienced the pay-it-forward and collaborative culture at Booth when interacting with the Admissions office, students and alumni. Additionally, since I have a Master’s in Economics, I wanted the ability to choose the courses that best suited my needs and desires, so the flexible curriculum and the top-level faculty were very important to me. The size of the class is neither too small nor too big, enabling us to form a tight community and take advantage of a strong alumni network. But most importantly, when I came to First Day, it just felt like home

Activities: Recruiting, Classes, Networking, Club meetings/events, Recruiting, Recruiting, Recruiting, TNDC/social, sleep -maybe- and repeat

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Enriching, Challenging, Unforgettable

Ask me about...: Transition from Research/Academia to Business, Recruiting for Consulting, Random Walk, Moving to the U.S., Graduate Business Council Flexible, Curriculum, Anything!

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Juan Ignacio (Ignacio) Pasquinelli - Class of 2018

jpasquin@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juan-ignacio-pasquinelli-05143b52/en

Juan Ignacio Pasquinelli from Argentina

Undergraduate school/major: Agricultural Engineer 

Previous Industry: Agribusiness 

Career plans: I'm looking to transition to a career in Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Because of the engaging and diverse community, flexible curriuculum, and strong alumni network. I also believe that Booth is one of the best schools in the world, located in one of the best cities in the world! 

Activities: Practicing Soccer, Windsurf, and Tennis. I also enjoy to organize barbecues with friends! 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Diverse, and Engaging 

Ask me about...: Anything! From applying to an MBA to Random Walk, moving to Chicago or participation in different clubs and School activities! 

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

Margarita (Maggie) Siri - Class of 2018

msiri0@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://ar.linkedin.com/in/margarita-siri-3147b625  

Margarita Siri from Argentina

Undergraduate school/major: BA in Economics 

Previous Industry: Petrochemical Industry 

Career plans: I'm looking to transition into a career in marketing management 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Because of its great alumni network, analytic rigor, flexible curriculum, and collaborative culture! Moreover, living in Chicago is one of the best experiences I've ever had

Activities: Travelling, reading, horse riding, and soccer. Member of LATAM Group, Marketing Group, and Retail & Luxury Group

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: intense, rewarding, fun 

Ask me about...: MBA application, recruiting, random walk, moving to USA, flexible curriculum, anything you want! 

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Buenos Aires, Argentina