Mr. 3x Entrepreneur

About Me:

First-generation college grad! Started my own investment fund while in undergrad and continued it for about 3 years. Worked in consulting at a top 5 consulting firm (none MBB) before leaving to build a startup in MENA. Got VC funding but had legal hurdles. Co-founded another company that got VC backing and just got a post-MBA level PM role at G/FB.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Harvard, Chicago Booth, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Maryland, College Park

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 2.9

GMAT: 730

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Build a social/professional networking platform for a minority group I am a part of that has over 2000+ active users

Work History:

Title: Founder/CEO

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Product manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Getting funding from an elite VC in MENA for a company I was the sole founder of before any software was even built. Building my second company with co-founders with elite backgrounds (G/FB) and launching that with great ARR success. Getting a product manager job at G/FB.

Post MBA Goal:

Ideally, I would like to continue creating more startups, but the reason I’m looking at B school is because I think I need to learn about different management styles and paths to success. I would also like to be able to go back to my parents home country (small MENA country) and create a better corporate sector (through investments/infrastructure)


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. 3x Entrepreneur,
    This is Debbie Choy, GSB alum and Senior Consultant with mbaMission. Congratulations on your successful track record with your start-ups to date! It’s also wonderful that you’re already in a post-MBA PM role at G/FB. It also sounds like you have a unique personal story as a first gen college grad. I think your GMAT score does offset your soft GPA, but still, consider explaining what (if any) circumstances affected your GPA. In your apps, be sure to weave in your personal stories to describe what motivates you as well as explain what specific skills you’re looking to gain at business school. I think this will be important since you’re already in a post-MBA role. How will an MBA help you get …

    3 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. 3x Entrepreneur, This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and I am so impressed with your background. You are definitely a doer. This reminds me of one of my old colleagues at Stratus that talked about Sloan being the school for the hands-on people who build things so do give Sloan a close look. You may have to explain that you were so focused on building companies that you did not have time to get the gpa up—but when you have real life results people have a way of forgetting your grades and these do matter less every year you are out of school. Your accomplishments are even more impressive when you put the lens of being first generation college on this …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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