Harvard | Mr. Upward Trajectory
GMAT 720, GPA 3.3
Kellogg | Mr. Brazilian Banker
GMAT 600, GPA 3.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Future VC
GMAT 750, GPA 3.6
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Fish
GRE 327, GPA 3.733
Harvard | Mr. Italian In Tokyo
GMAT (710-740), GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. Community Impact
GMAT 690, GPA 3.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Blockchain
GMAT 760, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Ms. Digital Health
GMAT 720, GPA 3.48
Wharton | Mr. Colombian M7 Deferral
GMAT 710, GPA 3.84
Harvard | Mr. Google Tech
GMAT 770, GPA 2.2
Harvard | Mr. MedTech Startup
GMAT 740, GPA 3.80
Chicago Booth | Mr. Consulting Hopeful
GMAT 720, GPA 3.6
Yale | Mr. Healthcare Geek
GMAT 680, GPA 3.5
IMD | Mr. Gap Year To IMD
GMAT 660, GPA 3.5
Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Product Manager
GMAT 780, GPA 3.1
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. Healthcare Provider
GMAT COVID19 Exemption, GPA 3.68
Kellogg | Ms. MBA For Social Impact
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
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

MBA Mock Interview With A Humanist

You would be hard pressed to find a more non-traditional MBA candidate.

Melissa earned a Phd from Barnard College in music and then taught music at both the graduate and undergraduate level for several years. Then, she took a detour from academia and went corporate. She now works in digital marketing and analytics for a publishing company in New York. She manages a team of people who help in audience development for several media brands, including the challenging of reaching C-suite executives.

Get Sandy Kriesberg's advice to make handicapping your odds of getting in possible

Sandy Kreisberg, founder of HBSGuru.com

After scoring 710 on practice GMAT tests, she’s preparing to apply to several MBA and EMBA programs over the next year. Her goal is to ultimately gain a more strategic role.

In today’s Fridays With Sandy Facebook Live broadcast, Melissa was on the receiving end of a mock interview by HBSGuru Founder Sandy Kreisberg. Every Friday at 2 p.m. EST, Sandy appears on our Facebook page to do either a live mock interview or a live handicapping session with a prospective MBA student. These are tell-it-like-it-is live consulting sessions that provide an inside look at how candidates can best present themselves to highly selective business schools, either during their admissions interview or in their MBA applications.

As always, Sandy is direct and candid with real applicants. So the sessions provide lots of highly valuable lessons for both the candidates who accept his advice and the general audience.

See the blow-by-blow mock interview, available only to registered users of Poets&Quants.

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About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.