Karl-Johan Flyborg Class of 2014
Undergraduate school/major: I attended Stockholm School of Economics and majored in finance.
Prior to Booth: Prior to Booth I worked in consulting, corporate finance, and business development.
Concentrations: Economics, Entrepreneurship, and General Management.
Activities: Member of the Chicago Booth Soccer Club, Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Group, Emerging Markets Group, and the European Business Group.
Career plans: Entrepreneurship.
Why did you choose Chicago Booth? First, Booth's flexible curriculum is important for someone who already studied economics and wants to focus on new areas and go directly to more advanced courses. Second, Booth also has a phenomenal department in entrepreneurship run by the Polsky Center. Third, Booth's overall reputation and ranking is important for a future career in any field.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Energetic, stimulating, and transformational.
What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Small music venues in Wicker Park, jazz and opera concerts in Millennium Park, and the water taxi on the river.
Ask me about...: Entrepreneurship at Booth.
Dragana Pajovic Class of 2014
Undergraduate school/major: I attended Lund University and majored in international economics.
Prior to Booth: Prior to Booth I worked for the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York and The World Bank, Washington, DC.
Concentrations: International Business, Operations Management, and Strategic Management.
Activities: Member of the Management Consulting Group, Chicago Women in Business, Milton Friedman Group, and the Wine Club.
Career plans: I will be working in management consulting.
Why did you choose Chicago Booth? We are taught to challenge the status quo, something that was obvious any time I met Booth alumni prior to applying. Also, the flexible curriculum was a big plus, and I haven’t been disappointed in terms of the opportunities you get to learn about a wide variety of fields in business, finance, and economics.
Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Intellectually challenging, collaborative, and fun.
What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? The Swedish village and/or the many Balkan restaurants in Chicago are a must when I get homesick!
Ask me about...: Recruiting for a job in the U.S., leveraging your skills when switching careers, or recruiting for consulting.