Meet Chicago Booth’s MBA Class of 2018


Anh L.T Dang

The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Describe yourself in 15 words or less: Free and Bold. Love  to do the unexpected, push my limit, test boundaries, drink and dance!

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

Fun Fact About Yourself:  I have my record of dancing salsa and sensual bachata for eight consecutive hours.

Undergraduate School and Major: University College of London, Bsc Economics

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation: McKinsey & Company-Market Analyst, Self-employed- Built and managed a portfolio of 23 apartments.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Lauched the first of its type research assistant program for McKinsey Vietnam office.

Looking back on your experience, what advice would you give to future business school applicants? Reach out to as many MBA alumni and students as possible. Linkedin is very useful if you have not yet established a strong network in your top choices of school. Each of them  is very different in terms of what they look for in applicants. Research their admission websites carefully and make sure you demonstrate all the criteria throughout your applications.

What led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA? Booth is very supportive and friendly. I knew this from many of my good friends who I happened to know over the years. Booth also has an exceptional support system for international students compared to other top schools. Not to mention, I am a big fan of behavioral economics and a beautiful lake

Tell us about your dream job or dream employer at this point in your life? At this stage of my career, it is most important to learn as much as I can. Therefore, personal development opportunityies are what I truly look for. I want to grow in a culture that fits  my personal values with  talented , good and hard-working people. Last but not least, I want to thrive  in the global stage in the long term so international exposure is a must.

What would you like your business school peers to say about you after you graduate from this program?   Anh is cool, super helpful and great positive energy . Very competent and great fun to work with!

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