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: I am exploring Strategy-related roles

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: LatAm 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, Peru! 

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 



Daniel Mori Arbulu - Class of 2017

dmoriarb@ChicagoBooth.edu

LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/danielmoriarbulu

Arturo Gutierrez FernandezUndergraduate school/major: Universidad de Lima/Bachelor of Economics

Previous Industry: Investment Management 

Career plans: I am exploring careers in the corporate sector where I could have broad economic and social impact.

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? Its rigorous curriculum and its collaborative culture. The Booth alumni I met throughout my career and the students I reached out during the admissions process played an important role in my decision to come to Booth. They were immensely supportive.

Activities: Traveling and experiencing new cultures are my biggest passions. I also love learning languages.

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

Ask me about...: Career switching, diversity in Booth, restaurants in Chicago.

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? I will stay in the U.S. My family is visiting me during the holidays and we plan on traveling around Chicago.

Fernando Castillo Natal - Class of 2016

fcastill@chicagobooth.edu

Undergraduate school/major: Purdue University / Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Previous Industry: Construction

Career plans: Management Consulting 

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? The people and the flexibility in crafting a tailored curriculum based on your own needs

Activities: Management Consulting Group, Private and Family Business Group, Belgian Club, DSAC, and Latin American Business Group

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Fun, collaborative, and transformational

Ask me about...: Anything!

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