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Mr. Cannabis Start-Up

About Me:

Straight from undergrad to investment banking, but then eschewed the typical finance route after two years and joined an eight-person start-up in the cannabis industry. Since then have helped the start-up grow to over 400 employees, helped complete a successful IPO, and have been promoted multiple times in three years.


Undergrad School: Top 10 Undergrad Business School

Undergrad Major: Accounting & Finance

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 710

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Mentor to a professional organization related to my undergrad (4 year), Coach of bike team (4 years).

Work History:

Title: Vice President

Industry: CPG

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Would like to enter the commercial real estate industry with a focus on development or acquisitions. Targeting the ability to meld some of the entrepreneurial aspects of real estate with my analytical and investment experience. Discovered my interest after helping to manage the construction and buildout of retail locations for my current company.


Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Cannabis Start-up,
    This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. You come from a very differentiated industry! Congratulations on a successful IPO, your promotions, and helping to grow the company. Going from the cannabis industry to commercial real estate is quite a pivot though. I appreciate that you have some prior experience in this area from helping your current company build out retail locations – in your applications, be sure to describe these stories to show transferable skills. This will give AdCom some comfort that you can be successful in making this switch. Also, be sure to describe how the program will help fill the gaps in your skillset. I notice that your GMAT score is just a shade below the average at Yale, …

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