Full-Time MBA

Peru

Daniela Melgar - Class of 2017

dmelgar@ChicagoBooth.edu

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

Undergraduate school/major: Universidad del Pacifico / Accounting

Previous Industry: Mining and Metals

Career plans: Tech or Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose to attend Booth because I wanted to be in a challenging business school, surrounded by smart but down-to-earth people and because of its flexible curriculum (allows you to prioritize and choose your own path)

Activities: Latin American Business Group, Chicago Women in Business, Management Consulting Group and DSAC

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Life-changing and fun!

Ask me about...: Career switching, moving to Chicago, diversity at Booth, TNDC

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

Maria Laura Lapoint - Class of 2017

mlaura@ChicagoBooth.edu

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

Undergraduate school/major: The University of Kansas/Electrical Engineering

Previous Industry: Technology 

Career plans: I plan to transition into a Product Management or Product Marketing Management role in technology.

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The main reason I decided to apply and to come to Booth was the extremely supportive community. I experienced the pay-it-forward culture from my first interaction with current students. I was excited to become part of a cohesive and collaborative community.

Activities: Booth Technology Group, Marketing Group, and LATAM business Group

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, collaborative, exciting

Ask me about...: Product management, application process, having a family

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Lima, Peru 



Charles Pendavis Heksner - Class of 2018 

cpendavi@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://pe.linkedin.com/in/charlespendavis

Charles Heksner from Peru

Undergraduate school/major: Universidad de Lima / Industrial Engineering 

Previous Industry: Metals and Mining Career plans: Investments Banking 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I wanted a top MBA program that didn't just prepare for a new career opportunity but would give me a new set of tools, a mindset to approach new challenges and a community to rely on

Activities: investment Banking Group Corporate Finance Group Latin American Business Group Wine Club 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, Collaborative and Captivating 

Ask me about...: Recruiting for Investment Banking or Corporate Finance, Changing industry or role, Life in Chicago, Applying to Booth 

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Lima, Peru

Dragan Zdravkovic - Class of 2018 

dzdravko@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Business Administration 

Previous Industry: Financial Services 

Career plans: Management Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Diversity of classmates, focus on solving problems from a practical standpoint and amazing alumni network willing to help every step along the way 

Activities: Management Consulting Club, Latin American Business Group, Booth Soccer Club 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Exciting, unique, challenging 

Ask me about...: Application process, recruiting for consulting, bars and restaurants in Chicago, everything related to sports 

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Lima, Peru

Andrea Noriega Estrada - Class of 2018

anoriega@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: https://pe.linkedin.com/in/andrea-noriega-33b35856

Undergraduate school/major: Universidad del Pacifico / Business 

Previous Industry: Corporate Finance 

Career plans: Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I decided to apply and attend to Booth for 3 main reasons. First the people and the strong culture of paying forward. Second its flexible curricula which enables me to decided my own academic path. Finally, its unique analytical and problem solving approach

Activities: Management consulting group, LATAM group, epicurean club, private and family business group, and corporate management & strategy group 

Use three adjectives to describe you experience at Chicago Booth: Well rounded, incredibly fun and new ways of thinking 

Ask me about...: What is it like to live in Chicago and the best restaurants in the area 

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