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Candidate:

Mr. Corporate VC Hustler

About Me:

I am a young in career Corporate VC professional. Coming from a lower-middle-class family, I have had to learn on my own how to navigate the professional world. I did not come from a target school or banking but rather relied on my hustle and the graciousness of people taking a chance on me to get me to where I am now. I’ve always had a passion for business and a positive world impact. In high school, I made a video of me getting denied to all of the top schools (Stanford, Ivys, etc) and it ended up going semi-viral. It’s been an awesome platform to encourage others going through similar things.

Details:

Undergrad School: Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo

Undergrad Major: Business Administration

GPA: 3.17

GMAT: 780

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Founder of small VC fund in college, Career coach for under-served college students, Lead and planned large (500 people) fun events for employer

Work History:

Title: VC Analyst

Industry: Technology

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Leadership Rotational Program

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Founded, fund-raised, and funded companies in college from VC firm focusing on helping students launch businesses. Started a 2nd fund focused on environmental focused startups Funded minority-focused fund run by Midas list investor w/ current firm. 1st person in investment group out of rotation program. Worked directly with group head to create the role.

Post MBA Goal:

Partner at VC Firm focused on the double bottom line (positive financial and social impact returns). Leadership consultant.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Corporate VC Hustler, it’s Julie-Anne Heafey here with mbaMission. Hmmmm. There are some real glimmers of great things here, but I also have a number of questions. The first things that stand out are your grit and confidence. Heaven knows these are must-have qualities for anyone in the entrepreneurial (and VC) world. Second, your monster GMAT – wowza (though it raises questions about your low GPA). It also seems like you have a ton of initiative for launching efforts, though I’m not clear on how big they are, whether they’re lasting/growing, or what’s happened to them since your involvement. You’re only 24, so it’s hard to see what the track record on all your ventures is like from your …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Corporate VC Hustler, it’s Lisa Cummings from Stratus Admissions I hope you are staying safe and sane in these crazy times. Congrats on your high achievements based on your grit and determination; I love the fact that you give credit to others for helping you out. Having champions is so key and I am happy to see that you are returning the favor by serving as a career coach. I’d want to know more about that- are you still involved, is it part of an organization, how do you identify your mentees etc? While your near perfect GMAT is notable, your GPA is low for your target schools. So to stand out you want to make sure …

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