Mr. Consultant Transitioning To Family Venture

About Me:

Worked for 3.5 years as a consultant at an MBB consultancy before recently jumping ship to start a family office (quasi-private equity firm with family assets). Plan to return to the family office after business school, but want to round out my finance/relevant family venture coursework at Columbia before the family venture hits full stride.


Target School: Columbia

Considering: Kellogg SOM

See More Profiles For: Columbia

Application Status: Accepted


Undergrad School: Northwestern University

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.6

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Undergraduate admissions interviewer, and a Non-profit consulting in undergrad.

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 5 mos

Title: Vice President

Industry: Private Equity

Company: Family Office/Start-up

Length of Employment: 2 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Rejoin my family office to support growing and scaling the firm. Our goal is to establish proof of concept and one day take in outside capital to support more significant investments.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Consultant Transitioning To Family Venture,
    It sounds like you have a solid career plan mapped out! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think your plan makes a lot of sense – business school can help round out your skillset to help you scale your family office in the future. I also like your robust academic scores. This will help your application be competitive. As you put your app together, be sure to describe what specific skills and knowledge you are seeking to learn at Columbia, especially given your MBB background and current role at the family office. What is your vision for the future – both in terms of your role and where you hope to take the family office? How does an …

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