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Mr. CPG Product Manager

About Me:

Hi friends! I attended college at a top SEC school on a scholarship for athletics. Post graduation, I’ve been participating in a leadership development program for a global CPG technology company. My current role is on the product development team, owning the entire product road map for my selected category of the business.


Undergrad School: Top SEC School

Undergrad Major: Marketing

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 720

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Youth Sports Volunteer Coach, Lead Company Rec Sports league, former volunteer tutor in college

Work History:

Title: Product Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 2 mos

Title: CRM Lead (Intern)

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Global

Length of Employment: , 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

Business strategy was awarded by our main retailer, allowing for $2.1M annual profit growth. Completed first marathon in 2019. Was promoted three times.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to a FAANG/MBB company where I can focus on CPG business strategy.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Columbia, Duke Fuqua, Kellogg


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. I used to work in CPG as well, so it’s always nice to meet someone from that background! It sounds like you’ve been very successful in your role in that industry – 3 promotions in 3 years! – and I love your track record in sports leadership.
    Your goals regarding providing business strategy to CPG clients makes sense to me – make sure that in your applications, you talk about what has inspired this goal based on your experiences and observations on the client side so far.

    Your GMAT hovers at the average for these programs (just below for HBS) – to help yourself stand out in your heavily represented demographic, I would recommend taking it …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hello friend! It’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. I love seeing college athletes applying to MBA programs. I’ve worked with many and they are always great at showing how the skills they learned navigating the college athletic scene are so transferable to jobs and to life (and being from the SEC even magnifies the issues you likely dealt with!). Your work experience is solid and you have a good GMAT and an impressive GPA especially as you juggled your sport with classes. I think you’ll have a great story to tell. Just be sure to explain the WHY behind the MBA and how you can’t reach your goals without it. HBS is of course very competitive with an 11% admit rate and next year could …

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    Silver school, silver GPA, silver GMAT = silver B school; Fuqua, Darden etc. are more suitable targets
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