Colter has spent his young professional life consumed by new ideas and new organizations. The 30-year-old data analyst at 500 Startups, the accelerator community of founders, mentors, and investors, is passionate about the entrepreneurial life. He’s launched a couple of his own businesses and has consulted with young companies in France, Columbia, and Costa Rica.
He brings to the MBA admissions game an impressive 750 GMAT, achieved on his second try, a 3.4 undergraduate GPA from Pepperdine University. And at least four jobs on his resume. The question is, are four jobs too many to get into his first-choice school at Stanford Graduate School of Business?
In this episode of Fridays with Sandy, HBSGuru.com founder Sandy Kreisberg explores this question and offers some powerful advice on how Colter should package himself for not only Stanford but MIT Sloan, Berkeley Haas, and Northwestern Kellogg. He also suggests a few other schools that Colter should try, including Harvard Business School and Michigan Ross.
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