Mr. Engagement Manager

About Me:

International Strategy consultant in the MENA region. Currently an Engagement Manager with extensive experience leading projects and programs across the GCC.


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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: College of William and Mary

Undergrad Major: Business

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 700

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Club Soccer President, Volunteer - VA, Sponsor - International Animal Shelter

Work History:

Title: Engagement Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 8 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Promoted from Senior Consultant to Engagement Manager in less than 3 years. Led a strategy capability within a large program to transform a 200,000+ member organization.

Post MBA Goal:

To continue my path to being a seasoned, analytical executive. I would like to build off my international work somewhere outside of the US.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. Engagement Manager, this is Kate Richardson with mbaMission weighing in on your profile. Your international experience is definitely a plus, especially at schools like Kellogg, Georgetown, INSEAD who highly emphasize that. Your fast track promotion to EM is impressive too. That said, you are a bit more experienced than the typical applicant so make sure you’re presenting strong reasons and clear thinking around why you need an MBA and why now (since you’re already on a strong trajectory). Kellogg also attracts a lot of consulting applicants so I do worry about your GMAT / GPA stats both being below their averages. If it’s possible to retake GMAT, I would recommend it. Hopefully I’m wrong and your international exposure is enough to outweigh those …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Mr. Engagement Manager – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    I like the work trajectory but am a bit concerned that with 8 years of work experience you may have trouble explaining why NOW is the right time for you to get an MBA. Your will need to have clear post-MBA goals and articulate what areas you need to develop during business school to put yourself on track to acheive your goals. While I like the international profile, I’m concerned that your stats (both GPA and GMAT) are below the averages for Kellogg. Also, your extracurriculars feel a bit weak post MBA. You can make up for that by showcasing how you have led IN the workplace. If you are applying …

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