Mr. International Development Consultant
I am a Management Consultant based in South Africa focused on international development. I previously worked for the UN and World Bank.
I decided to leave the UN to become a Management Consultant to bolster my MBA applications. While my GPA is on the ‘softer side’, I’m hoping my experiences and goals will speak to my ability to succeed in a top MBA program.
Still not sure if I should take the GMAT or GRE.
Undergrad School: Morehouse College
Undergrad Major: Economics
Age: 30, Ethnicity: Black or African American
Other Degree/Certification: Masters of City and Regional Planning
Title: Senior Associate
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos
Industry: Government / Military
Length of Employment: 11 mos
Big Life Wins:
I’ve achieved all of my professional goals thus far (World Bank/UN). I completed my Master’s overseas, and have had meaningful experiences working on the ground in conflict zones.
Post MBA Goal:
Short Term: I’d like to pivot to a finance role. I’m particularly interested in real estate and infrastructure (PE). I think I could leverage my experiences in Urban Planning to bring a different perspective to the industry.
Long Term: I’d like to work in sustainable finance in developing countries.
Target School: Georgetown McDonough