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Thinking about applying to Chicago Booth? Chat with the Admissions committee about how to prepare for application season and plan your application strategy. Ask about the evaluation process, the 2014 essay questions and more.

Event Panelist(s):

Carrie Lydon
Associate Director of Admissions - Carrie joined the Chicago Booth admissions team in August 2008. She is responsible for evaluation strategy, application development and operations, as well as developing LGBT recruitment initiatives. Prior to joining the Admissions Office, Carrie?s served as the development director for Girls in the Game, where she led the organization's resource development and strategic planning. Carrie received her bachelor's degree from Ball State University and is currently pursuing a master?s degree in learning and organizational change from Northwestern University.
Danielle Foster
Associate Director of Admissions - Danielle joined the Admissions Office in October of 2011. She works as a member of the Admissions Committee, while also managing and spearheading relationships with Chicago Booth global alumni of the Full-Time MBA Program.
Eddie Pulliam
Senior Associate Director of Admissions - Eddie joined the Admissions Office in 1987 and held several positions before becoming Senior Associate Director. Along with recruiting, reading applications, and interviewing candidates for Chicago Booth, his primary responsibility is spearheading recruitment initiatives for underrepresented minorities.
Joanna Zisis
Communications Specialist - Joanna (Chat Moderator) joined the Chicago Booth Admissions Office in August 2007 as an associate director. In addition to serving as part of the Admissions Committee, Joanna works with Admissions marketing and content projects, including social media. Previously, she was the senior manager of admissions at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Joanna's experience in higher education also includes her positions as student advisor, program coordinator, and ESL instructor at Scuola Lorenzo DeMedici, an international university in Florence, Italy. She has also served as an account executive for marketing agencies in New York and Chicago.Originally from Ohio, Joanna received her bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio University and her MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Joanna, her husband and son live in downtown Chicago. She loves traveling the globe for Chicago Booth and meeting prospective students from all over the world.
Meghan Keedy
Associate Director of Admissions - Meghan has been at Chicago Booth since March 2010, and recently made the jump from Academic Services to Admissions. In addition to supporting the recruitment and evaluation of applicants as part of the Admissions Committee, she co-manages the Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program and develops content for Admissions publications.
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