Full-Time MBA

Lebanon

David Dedeyan Class of 2015

david.dedeyan@ChicagoBooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: I attended the American University of Beirut and majored in electrical engineering.

Concentrations: Analytic finance, economics, and international business.

Activities: Member of the Investment Banking, Investment Management, Middle East and North Africa, European Business, Epicurean, Ski and Snowboard, Risk/Gaming, and Soccer clubs. I am also currently in the process of establishing the Booth Outdoors and Adventures Club with five other students.

Career plans: I am recruiting for a summer internship in sales and trading.

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose to attend Booth because of the flexibility in managing all aspects of student life (e.g., curriculum, clubs), the strength of its finance program and faculty, and the humility and collaborative nature of the student body.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Rewarding, intense, and fun.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Kayaking in the Chicago River and watching a Chicago Bulls basketball game.

Ask me about...: Anything related to sales and trading at Booth, EMEA recruiting, nightlife, and restaurants in Chicago.

Arin Aghazarian Class of 2015

arin.aghazarian@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: I attended the American University of Beirut and majored in finance.

Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Marketing Management and Strategic Management.

Activities: Member of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club, the Corporate Management and Strategy Club, Booth Technology Group, Chicago Women in Business, Middle East and North Africa Club, and Epicurean Club.

Career plans: I am recruiting for a general management role/rotational program during the summer.

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose Booth because I met some of the alumni while I was applying, and they went out of their way to make me feel part of the Booth family. I realized that if I joined Chicago Booth, I would have a huge community of people around the world who would be helpful throughout my life. Additionally, the city of Chicago is amazing, and the faculty at Booth are top notch.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Challenging, exciting and fun.

Ask me about...: Switching careers from consulting to corporate roles or working for start-ups.