University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Why I Want an M.B.A.
Why are you seeking an M.B.A.? What are your plans and goals after you receive your degree?
Ever since the age of eleven, I have known that I wanted to pursue an M.B.A. Business practices across disparate environments fascinate me. I hope to pursue an institutional framework that allows me to gain an understanding of the different modes of business that exist (and have existed) across industries, countries, and time periods. I want the chance to apply an alternative, more rigorous perspective to the practical experience I have already gained through work in a wide range of industries and business settings. I have always learned well by doing; I want a chance to learn business theory, and to reap the benefits of the knowledge gained by those who have gone before me.
More practically, my short time in the business arena has taught me the value of an extensive personal network. I am proud of the professional contacts that I have established thus far. However, the GSB will provide me with an opportunity to meet and interact with a group of people who will undoubtedly prove invaluable in the future. Additionally, graduation from the GSB will equip me with a set of unparalleled credentials to use in future business activity.
Upon completion of my M.B.A., I expect to continue on my current path, establishing a group of...
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