Mr. League Commissioner

About Me:

High performing Big 4 audit senior (northeast market) with aspirations to transition in the sports finance/sports management industries. I am also a licensed CPA and a candidate for the Level 2 CFA exam. My hobbies include running, mentoring CFA/CPA candidates, traveling, going to sporting events, and eating great food.


See More Profiles For: Cornell Johnson

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Top 50 Public School (located in Northeast)

Undergrad Major: Accounting

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 710 (Expected)

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: President of Alumni Executive Board, Campus Recruiting & Member of firm-sponsored charity to mentor high school students, Mentor/tutor for the CPA exam

Work History:

Title: Audit Senior (Big 4)

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Qualifying for NCAA Nationals, passing the CPA exam, and being elected to my school’s alumni board.

Post MBA Goal:

Post-MBA, my goal is to earn a position with a major league sports franchise. An MBA would help strengthen my quantitative and analytical background to help teams enhance how they evaluate (and value $) players’ & coaches’ performance.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 32%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. League Commissioner,
    This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I think your career goals are quite unique! Sports management is definitely an underrepresented industry for MBA grads. Given your personal interests, I think it makes sense. That said, the Admissions Committee (AdCom) will want to see that you’ve taken some steps to help in your career pivot. For example, have you made any contacts in the industry who might help you secure a future internship? Have you identified what jobs in the industry would allow you to not only leverage your MBA knowledge, but also the strong finance and accounting skills you have learned through your current job? If you are able to take these steps now and speak to them in your …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You’ve got some impressive accomplishments! I think your GPA and expected GMAT score will be competitive for Johnson. I love how your goal relates to what you’re clearly passionate about in your free time — sports! I recommend including a function when you name your ST goal. Perhaps a strategy role? Also I suggest saying you need the MBA not only for quant/analytical skills but for leadership and management skills. If you want to become a commissioner someday you’ll need to learn to motivate and inspire teams of people and an MBA program will help you begin to gain those skills. I also love seeing experiences of mentorship, and in your case it’s through two avenues so be …

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