Candidate:

Mr. LGBT+CPG

About Me:

I’m a queer marketing copywriter with 6 years of experience and a focus on the CPG industry. I started as a copywriter on a Fortune 100 CPG brand, creating content for 30+ product launches. I now work for a CPG trade association and run my own copywriting agency. Through my agency, I’m involved in the LBGT+ business community & its DEI efforts.

Details:

Undergrad School: American University

Undergrad Major: Communications & International Relations Double Major

GPA: 3.95

GMAT: 720

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Entrepreneur - started my own content & copywriting agency working primarily with CPG startups, and an active member of local LGBT+ business community organizations.

Work History:

Title: Marketing Copywriter

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Content Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Graduated summa cum laude & with honors in 3 years with a dual degree.
– Started my own business working with widely known CPG startups with national distribution.
– Active DEI advocate, starting my industry’s first DEI task force.
– Written copy for 60+ product launches across my career, many of which can still be found in stores nationwide.

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to become a brand manager or marketing manager at a major CPG company, preferably one focusing on food & beverage or FMCG. Companies with an active DEI record or a focus on LGBT marketing are a plus.

Schools:

Target School: Berkeley Haas

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck, Kellogg

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. LGBT+CPG,
    Congrats on successfully starting your own business; that’s no easy feat! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot going for you – entrepreneurial drive and achievements, robust academic track record, and active engagement in your community. As you are still early in your career, I think if you continue doing what you do, Haas would welcome your application. Business schools tend to prefer applicants who have a few years of work experience so that they can contribute real-life perspectives to classroom discussion. My estimate of your odds are based on your current work experience but if you amass more experience, your chances will also improve. If you would like to discuss your profile in more detail, feel free …

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