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Mr. Go-Getter

About Me:

4 years of corporate strategy and marketing analytics work. I started off at a boutique PE shop out of undergrad and have since moved to a small technology firm focused on IoT & Networking to expand the business nationally and revamp internal operations. Seeking to transition to Fortune 100 firm or back into PE. Wharton and Kellogg are top choices.


Undergrad School: University of Southern California

Undergrad Major: Dual - B.S. in Business Admin & B.S. in Accounting

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White


Work History:

Title: Private Equity Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Head of Corporate Strategy / Analytics

Industry: Technology

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Ample experience managing people, processes, and investments. In PE, led investments in the southeast region (deployed $80m) and the management of existing assets (totaling $200m). In tech, have taken all digital marketing efforts- managing a team of 5. Revamped online interface – 3x online traffic. Currently, head corporate strategy under CEO.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to a corp. strategy position within a Fortune 100 company or a PE/VC shop focused on Colorado & Utah investments. My current role has taught me that I love managing multiple roles and initiatives.


Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Harvard, Tuck


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

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    Hi Mr. Go-Getter, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. There is definitely a lot to like about your background. Although you’ve stayed in smaller organizations that perhaps lack name recognition, it sounds like that allowed you to take on more responsibility early on. The fact that you report directly to the CEO shows you hold an influential role in the company and based on your “big life wins” you’ve been able to have an impact and lead big initiatives. I can also see how your past experiences align with your career goals, although it will be in your best interest to pick one path and run with it for your applications. You do not want to appear indecisive. Ordinarily I might be concerned with …

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