Candidate:

Mr. Entrepreneurial Writer

About Me:

I am a European writer & social entrepreneur with experience across multiple countries, sectors, and positions, including some freelance, managerial and entrepreneurial experience. Digitalization has always been my biggest passion and I have consistently acted as a digital change-maker in all of my jobs and internships.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: MIT Sloan, UCLA Anderson, Columbia

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Vienna

Undergrad Major: Political Science

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: 700

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MSc EU Politics

School Name: London School of Economics

Extracurriculars: Non-Profit Entrepreneurship (5 years), Politics (3 years), Creative Writing (novels, short stories, web articles...)

Work History:

Title: Policy Adviser

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Editorial Coordinator

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

#1 – Created a multilingual online magazine in 2018. Tripled our reader numbers every year and won 2 European awards in 21.
#2 – Organized a policy conference at the LSE during my master’s. The conference turned out so successful, our student organization developed into a think tank and the LSE integrated us into its European Institute.

Post MBA Goal:

I am looking to break into the US tech/entertainment industry, learn from the best and eventually start my own company. Building on my long civil society and politics experience, I want to create a company which looks at niche social issues and creates digital products that address/solve them.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 7%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    10 months ago
  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Mr. Entrepreneurial Writer,
    Congrats on your success creating a multilingual online magazine and winning an award for it! I know from personal experience starting an online magazine that this is not easy! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I like that you have a unique, differentiated background as a writer and social entrepreneur. That said, AdCom will be interested in understanding how you came about your career goals and what specific skills or knowledge an MBA can give you to help you break into the US tech/entertainment industries. These are also very big sectors, so it will be necessary to focus on a specific area within either tech or entertainment that you wish to focus on. As you put together your apps, …

    2 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 5%

    Mr. Entrepreneurial Writer – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan here from Stratus.

    Your profile is very non-traditional which makes you an interesting candidate for the GSB. While your GMAT is low, it is within range. Given your focus on writing and political science, you need to make sure that you offer evidence of your ability to handle the quantitative rigor of a top MBA program. If you have a strong Q score on the GMAT, that may suffice. If your Q score is below 47, you may want to take a math course to show adcom that you are ready.

    I think you could have an interesting narrative. While your accomplishments are impressive, the GSB will want to understand the WHY behind your efforts. For example, …

    2 years ago Read the full review

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