Harvard | Mr. Low GPA Product Manager
GMAT 780, GPA 3.1
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

2018 Best Online MBAs: Mario Henrique Brilhante, Ohio University

Mario Henrique Brilhante

Ohio University

I was born and raised in Brazil. I have worked in the tech industry for the past 10 years in several different roles, including sales, operations and product management.”

Hometown: Miami, FL

Fun fact about yourself: I have a skydiving and scuba diving license. I am also training for an Iron Man.

Undergraduate School and Degree: Florida International University – BA International Business and Business Management  Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (Costa Rica)- MBA Completed course work.

Where are you currently working? Microsoft

What achievement are you most proud of in your professional career? At HP, I created a new process in which they could sell 3rd party devices. This process provided a new revenue stream. It was recognized as the most impactful project for the year in LATAM.

Why did you choose this school’s online MBA program? The MBA provided a Business Analytics concentration, and it the program was fully online.

What was your favorite part of being in an online MBA program? The interaction with the professors and classmates was easy and rewarding. The content was well organized and I could do the class at my own pace.

What was the most surprising thing about an online learning environment? Even though the program it was fully online, it was easy to connect with classmates and professors. The content was great and useful for my day to day activities.

How did your online experience compare with your in-the-classroom experience as an undergraduate student? The online experience was much better than the classroom. I could consume the content on schedule, which allowed to maintain my job which required me to travel 50% of the time.

What is your best piece of advice to an applicant for thriving in an online MBA program? You must be self-motivated. You should always try to keep with the pace of the class; leaving to do your work on the last day it would be impossible. Also, interact with your classmates they are a great source of knowledge.

How has your online education helped you in your current job? Thanks to this MBA. I was actually promoted to a more data-driven managerial position.

If you had to do it all over again, would you? Why? Yes I would. I learned a lot and it was cost effective.

What is your ultimate long-term professional goal? My goal would be to continue to climb the corporate ladder to a position where I can positively impact and mentor others.