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Top MBA Program Career Placement Outcomes: U.S. Region

In this edition of our Top MBA Program Career Placement Outcomes series, we review the data to see to what extent Class of 2021 graduates from leading full-time U.S. MBA programs accepted jobs in their school’s same region. For this analysis, we reviewed the employment reports from 27 full-time MBA... Read more »

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Virtual

I wore business professional / formal attire with a tie, but the interviewer works in tech, so he was quite casual. He introduced himself and then asked if I had any questions, I really didn’t have any at that point and said I was just excited to get started. The... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumni / Virtual

Was a really engaging interview. Started off with a bit about himself, then introduced myself and we had some conversations on some of my academic awards and projects I had worked on as part of my job. Then got into the Q&A bit, which was less conversational. 1) Why MBA?... Read more »

Real Humans of Bain: Brian Khorshad, Chicago Booth ’20, Consultant

We are excited to kick off the next round of Real Humans – Alumni, in which we hear from recent MBA graduates about how b-school prepared them for the next phase of their careers. Brian Khorshad joined Bain & Co. after graduating from Chicago Booth in 2020. Bain was founded... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Overall the interview was quite conversational and the questions were super standard: Why MBA? Career goal and why Booth? What did you research about Booth? What will you contribute to Booth? A time when you had to prioritize? What are the roles you play in teams? The conversation lasted about... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Virtual

Resume Based. Interviewer was a grad from 2014. Only went for 25 minutes and felt extremely rushed compared to previous interviews. I was surprised when the interviewer did not ask one single behavioral based question (tell me about a time when). It started off with her telling me about her... Read more »

The Financial Times 2022 Global MBA Ranking: Wharton Returns on Top

The Financial Times (FT) released its rankings of the 100 best MBA programs for 2022. While COVID kept several schools on the bench last year, a total of 151 schools participated in the 2022 edition. “It’s important to remember that COVID took a toll on the rankings last year, but several... Read more »

Chicago Booth 2021 MBA Employment Report: Booth MBAs in High Demand

The employment report for the MBA Class of 2021 at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business reveals higher employment rates and salary growth over 2020. Of the 563 members of the graduating class, nearly 82% (or 476 students) were seeking employment. At graduation, 92.9% of these MBAs had received... Read more »

Four Reasons to Apply to MBA Programs in Round 3

As Round 2 interview invitations and decisions roll out, the Round 3 deadlines of leading MBA programs still glimmer on the horizon, holding chances for redemption, acceptance or even just practice. Conventional wisdom in the MBA admissions world suggests it’s best to avoid the final rounds when applying to top... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Admissions Deadlines, January 10-14, 2022

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week and every week! Round 2 is here! Round 2 deadlines continue! Chicago / Booth moved its deadline to January 11. Monday, January 10, Michigan / Ross,... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Booth Interview Questions: 1. Introduce yourself. 2. Career goals & Why MBA? 3. Why Booth? 4. A situation where you brought people together. 5. A situation where you pushed forward an idea. 6. A situation where you changed your perspective. 7. A situation where you realized you need help. 8.... Read more »

Real Humans of the Chicago Booth MBA Class of 2023

Get to know Chicago Booth’s MBA Class of 2023 in this edition of our ongoing series, Real Humans: MBA Students. The latest MBA class at Chicago Booth is comprised of 620 students. Forty-two percent of the class are women. Students hail from 56 countries overall and 39 percent of students... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was conducted thru Zoom with a second-year student. The student seemed to have a set of questions to ask and then proceeded to follow up depending on my response. 1) Can you go introduce yourself? 2) Why an mba? 2) Why booth? What specifically does Booth offer you... Read more »

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I benefitted a lot from reading reports myself, so figured I’d pay it forward! Overall, my interview was very friendly and engaging. I was super pleased with how it went – although obviously that’s just from my side of the table and the interview is really just one component of... Read more »

Chicago Booth MBA Class of 2023 Profile: A Class of Future Business Leaders

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business MBA Class of 2023 profile demonstrates how an emphasis on diversity of background attracts future business leaders who are ambitious, supportive, and intellectually curious to the program. This year’s class numbers 620 students. Fourteen are enrolled in Booth’s accelerated joint degree program... Read more »

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