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Candidate:

Mr. Banking To Media

About Me:

– M&A Analyst focusing on media – Turned down 3rd-year offer to go to media industry – Led strategic & financial analyses for new, large streaming service from initial proposal to national launch – Manage distribution partnerships and deal negotiations with Top 4 streaming devices/platforms.

Details:

Undergrad School: Wesleyan University

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.4

GRE: 123

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Make-A-Wish Young Professionals Program (granted 2 wishes), International charity work incl. living and building school with communities in Nepal & Malawi, 4 year varsity athlete and captain in college

Work History:

Title: Manager, Business Development & Partnerships

Industry: Media

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Title: IB Analyst, TMT

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Long-term: CEO of a media company; implement growth strategies that go against media norms Short-term: Management consulting to see more media challenges and use platform to get back into media industry later on.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Odds:

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. I think there is a little information missing here on your GRE which makes it hard to assess your chances but here goes. You are shooting for the prize and while I never want to discourage anyone from doing so, you will have to put together a really strong application the gain admission to HBS, even more so this year. Your GPA and and the GRE score you list are below Harvard’s averages. Balancing that, it seems that you have very solid work experience and growth so that will be additive for you. Additionally, Harvard certainly likes athletes and your captainship will be a plus. Do you think you have hit the ceiling with …

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