Candidate:

Mr. M7 Hopeful

About Me:

Four year army veteran who has had the privilege of leading teams of up to 45 people and managing projects with over 600 stakeholders. In my current role I leverage technology to make our operations more efficient, transparent, and effective.

Details:

Undergrad School: Virginia Tech

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.67

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Certs in PMP & Lean Six Sigma. Part of small group of students that managed the largest student-run equity portfolio in the nation. Finance Club President. Studied abroad in Romania and Latvia.

Work History:

Title: Operations Manager

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Pivot from operations management to consulting after MBA; preferably in Operations or Risk at McKinsey or Deloitte. Spend 3-5 years in that role learning about different industries and companies before transitioning into a senior operations role at a Fortune 100 company.

Schools:

Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 55%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi, Mr. M7 Hopeful, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. Military applicants tend to be very popular with the adcoms for their discipline, leadership and teamwork skills. I love that you bring some special things on top of your service too – great stats, unusual study abroad and some finance achievements. (I’m curious — whatever happened to your finance plans, because you seem like you were pretty committed in undergrad?) My main concern, however, is your work experience – 2 years of work experience is pretty low for M7 schools, so make sure you are showing outsize impact in your roles. I agree about expanding your list to include a few more military-friendly names that are strong in consulting recruiting, namely …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 60%

    Hello Mr. M7 Hopeful, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. As a Blue Star Mom myself, I first want to say thank you for your service. Your stats are in line with Sloan’s averages and as a former MIT Sloan Adcomm I can say that veterans’ applications were always well received. I’d like to know a little more about your work experience, was it all with the Army or did you have some civilian experience as well? Most military candidates have great leadership skills and from your blurb is sounds like you are no exception. Make sure you highlight this as well as the impact you have had on your teams in your essays. Think of ways to describe your …

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