Harvard | Mr. Google Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.2
Chicago Booth | Mr. Controller & Critic
GMAT 750, GPA 6.61 / 7.00 (equivalent to 3.78 / 4.00)
Kellogg | Mr. PE Social Impact
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.51
MIT Sloan | Mr. International Impact
GRE 326, GPA 3.5
MIT Sloan | Mr. Energy Enthusiast
GMAT 730, GPA 8.39
Chicago Booth | Ms. Future CMO
GMAT Have Not Taken, GPA 2.99
Said Business School | Mr. Global Sales Guy
GMAT 630, GPA 3.5
N U Singapore | Mr. Just And Right
GMAT 700, GPA 4.0
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. International Youngster
GMAT 720, GPA 3.55
Columbia | Mr. Chartered Accountant
GMAT 730, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Spanish Army Officer
GMAT 710, GPA 3
Kellogg | Mr. Cancer Engineer
GRE 326, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Financial Analyst
GMAT 750, GPA 3.78
Kellogg | Mr. CPA To MBA
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.2
Stanford GSB | Ms. Sustainable Finance
GMAT Not yet taken- 730 (expected), GPA 3.0 (Equivalent of UK’s 2.1)
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Healthcare Provider
GMAT COVID19 Exemption, GPA 3.68
Kellogg | Ms. MBA For Social Impact
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
MIT Sloan | Ms. International Technologist
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Art Historian
GRE 332, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Harvard Hopeful
GMAT 740, GPA 3.8
Yale | Mr. Philanthropy Chair
GMAT Awaiting Scores (expect 700-720), GPA 3.3
Columbia | Mr. Startup Musician
GRE Applying Without a Score, GPA First Class
Chicago Booth | Ms. Entrepreneur
GMAT 690, GPA 3.5
Columbia | Mr. MGMT Consulting
GMAT 700, GPA 3.56
Harvard | Mr. Future Family Legacy
GMAT Not Yet Taken (Expected 700-750), GPA 3.0
Wharton | Mr. Big 4
GMAT 770, GPA 8/10
Rice Jones | Mr. ToastMasters Treasurer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.7

Meet Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Class of 2019

Ximena Gonzalez Rojas 

Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business 

Describe yourself in 15 words or less:  Originally from Mexico, grew up in Texas, spent the last six years in D.C. at the Obama White House. My motto is ‘keep moving north!’

Hometown: Brownsville, Texas

Fun Fact About Yourself: I once made national evening news by helping a fainting woman standing behind President Obama during a speech.

Undergraduate School and Major:  University of Texas at Austin, Government

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation:

Chief of Staff for Presidential Personnel – The White House (Obama Administration)

Deputy Chief of Staff for Presidential Personnel – The White House

Deputy Associate Director – Office of First Lady Michelle Obama – The White House

Executive Assistant– Office of First Lady Michelle Obama – The White House

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Serving President Obama and working on diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an administration that is representative of the people it serves.

Looking back on your experience, what one piece of advice would you give to future business school applicants? Study for the GMAT! If quant is not your strong suit spend twice the time practicing.

What was the key factor that led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA and why was it so important to you? The people I met through the application process convinced me it was the right place to be.

What would success look like to you after your first year of business school? 

Glory!  Making a few good friends, doing well in school, and an internship in financial services.