Candidate:

Mr. LGBTQ PM

About Me:

I’m a 26-year-old gay male, currently working at a late-stage start-up in the retail sector, with over 2,000 employees in Canada and the US. In my role, I am responsible for overseeing network planning and serving as project manager on multiple projects spanning 6 to 18 months. Previously, I worked in quality at an automotive plant with 4 direct reports, leading continuous improvement training and events.

Details:

Undergrad School: The University of Texas at Austin (McCombs)

Undergrad Major: Supply Chain Management

GPA: 3.91

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt

Extracurriculars: Crisis Text Line Counselor, Organized first Pride Event at manufacturing facility, President of University Chapter Habitat for Humanity

Work History:

Title: Supply Chain Project Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Sr. Quality Analyst

Industry: Automotive

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

(1) On-boarded a series of 4 outsourced distribution centers to support 25% of overseas product processing. (2) Collaborated with network partner and HQ stakeholders to changeover to new product vendor, resulting in 3% reduction in customer return rate and several million dollars in 5-year pricing reduction.

Post MBA Goal:

Looking to accelerate my career in a corporate strategy role, with long term goals of serving as a COO or CEO. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at a start-up for the past 2 and a half years, but realize that additional time spent in a managerial role at a Fortune 100 company would benefit me before returning to the world of start-ups.

Schools:

Target School: Ross

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 50%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. LGBTQ PM, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. I think you have really solid odds of being admitted to Ross. Your academics at UT Austin were superb, as were your extracurricular activities. I really like that you have found ways to recognize and celebrate diversity professionally as well, especially in automotive manufacturing which I imagine is a more conservative environment. Your professional move to a late-stage startup is a great compliment to your experience in a larger, more established organization and you have some solid, quantifiable successes to your credit. It also helps that both of your employers will be easily recognizable to admissions officers. Given your experience, your career goal makes sense and you have a nice plan laid out for …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 50%

  • 50% | 6 months ago

    Hi Mr. LGBTQ PM, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. I think you have really solid odds of being admitted to Ross. Your academics at UT Austin were superb, as were your extracurricular activities. I really like that you have found ways to recognize and celebrate diversity professionally as well, especially in automotive manufacturing which I imagine is a more conservative environment. Your professional move to a late-stage startup is a great compliment to your experience in a larger, more established organization and you have some solid, quantifiable successes to your credit. It also helps that both of your employers will be easily recognizable to admissions officers. Given your experience, your career goal makes sense and you have a nice plan laid out for ...
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  • 50% | 6 months ago

    Honestly the weakest part of your app is the easiest to fix: your GMAT. If you retake it and get a 730+ I think you'd be totally set.
  • 50% | 6 months ago

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