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Candidate:

Mr. Brolic Bro

About Me:

I am a 25-year-old football coach, working at a big Power-5 State school. I have worked in Disability Insurance and in Sports. My major in undergrad was Finance. In my free time, I avidly trade stocks/equity in the stock market.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Florida

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.63

GRE: 305

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Masters Of Science - Sports Management

School Name: University of Florida

Extracurriculars: Football Coach, Wakeboarding Club, Avid Traveler

Work History:

Title: Graduate Assistant Coach

Industry: Sports Management

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Account Manager - Disability Insurance Advisor

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Obtain a Banking/Finance job at a top firm.

Schools:

Target School: NYU Stern

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 18%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Brolic Bro,
    This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. In my 8 years of working with clients, I do not see many candidates from the Sports Management field. This is a great point of differentiation for you. The caveat is of course that you need to explain to the Admissions Committee (AdCom) why you’d like to pivot into banking. It helps that you majored in Finance in undergrad and had worked at an insurance company before. Be sure to tie in these experiences to build a case for how you can pivot successfully into banking. Also, if you have talked to any contacts in banking, or identified specific firms you’d like to work at, it would be helpful to mention these in your …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. It’s not often that I see applicants who are football coaches! How interesting and different. I think that combined with your finance degree as well as being from an under-represented demographic will all be helpful to you. Your challenge will be to explain why you need the MBA to reach your goals, so be crystal clear what you want to do in the short- and long-term. I recommend being specific about the type of firm and name a couple to give adcom an idea of size/global scope etc. Perhaps not the top of the top also. Some firms will want to see GMATs instead of GREs so if you stick with the GRE don’t name one of those …

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    GRE is a bit low, if he has a solid essay and good letters his odds go up to 50%.
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