Candidate:

Mr. Baseball Guy

About Me:

I’ve played professional baseball since graduating from college in 2019. I’ve played for both the New York Mets and Seattle Mariners minor league teams, reaching the AAA level. I also was a firefighter during the pandemic in Bolinas, CA.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Berkeley Haas

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Middlebury College

Undergrad Major: International Politics & Economics

GPA: 3.62

GRE: 329

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Firefighter

Work History:

Title: Professional Baseball Player

Industry: Sports Management

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Signing with an MLB team after playing at a D3 college was a big deal for me.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m looking to move into environmental sustainability in a business environment or sports management post-MBA.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 28%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    You definitely qualify as a nontraditional MBA applicant and an intriging one at that. There aren’t all that many professional baseball players in the elite MBA applicant pool, particularly those who spent more than four years with the likes of the the New York Mets and Seattle Mariners and reaching Triple-A ball. Congrats. I know how extremely difficult it is to make it at that level and also am aware of the discipline you had to show to get that far. I also want to congratulate you for being a firefighter during the pandemic in Bolinas. So what are your chances? Applying to Stanford and Berkeley is like going to bat against Clayton Kershaw or Max Scherzer. Your odds of getting on hitting an extra-base …

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  • Admissionado | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Congratulations on making it to the majors! As you likely suspect, your profile is decidedly unique within the MBA applicant pool, but it is not *wholly unrepresented* in the MBA applicant pool. In EVERY H/S/W class, there are a handful of professional sports players. So reliably so, that professional sports players make up their own micro demographic that you will need to set yourself apart within. Understanding this, you’ll probably also realize that your caucaisan male profile doesn’t help you within this microdemographic; you’d have better odds if you were a woman or an underrepresented minority from this professional demo (e.g.g, asian professional female golfer), rather than a caucasian male in baseball. Many of the other former/current professional athletes that apply to M7 schools will …

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