Mr. Labor Market Analyst

About Me:

I’ve worked for a large DC non-profit organization that is well-known for its influence on economic policy. 2 promotions over 4 years outpaces my peers at the company. Prior to that, I worked briefly as a congressional staffer. Have picked up various “quant” certifications, but my quant skills are definitely lacking.


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Philosophy

GPA: 3.4

GRE: 320

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Assistant Coach, High School Sports

Work History:

Big Life Wins:

– Co-authored a successful grant which brought in significant funding and increased the prominence of the organization. Served as project manager of grant ops for the duration.
– Co-authored multiple reports cited by federal agencies in requests for an increase of appropriated funds.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition out of policy/politics into consulting to gain business skills and ultimately go back to non-profit management or government relations later.


Target School: NYU Stern

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Labor Market Analyst,
    Congrats on your promotions! It sounds like you’re doing very well at work. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. Also, I like that you are engaged in your community as an Assistant Coach. Your GRE score and GPA are a shade below Stern’s average. If possible, do consider retaking the GRE. Even a bump of a few points will help make your profile be more competitive. You certainly have a non-traditional background for business school. In my experience working with non-business applicants, it will be important for you to demonstrate transferable skills such as analytical, leadership, or management skills. Also, be sure to describe what motivates you to want to pivot into business before returning to non-profit. Why MBA? What specific …

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