Mr. Marketing Maven

About Me:

Currently leading social media analytics for a Fortune 50 banking organization for the US market; advise marketing teams of 5 countries regarding their social media strategies. Previously worked in sales & marketing consulting with a premier boutique healthcare consulting firm (multiple Fortune 500 clients).


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Tuck

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: BITS Pilani

Undergrad Major:

GPA: 7.6/10

GRE: 325

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Product Management Certification

School Name: Duke Corporate Education

Extracurriculars: Tennis Coach (taken 200+ hours lessons), Quizzer (won multiple accolades for the firm, grad school), Learner (20+MOOCs since graduation), Ghostwriter (~$3000 USD), GradSchool Marketing (raised $20,000 USD for college fest with 10,000+ participation).

Work History:

Title: Lead Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Associate Consultant

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Professional: Designed social media strategies for COVID-19 communications for entire organization; Developed in-house market research capabilities, saving $200k+ USD for the firm in 2020. Designed marketing plans for $1B+ revenue products, improving the marketing ROI by 20-50%; developed novel marketing analytics solutions, won $100k USD projects.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Consulting, focusing on brand development & marketing. Long Term: Leading marketing organization of a large MNC.


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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You have some great sales and marketing experience at different types of organizations, and Kellogg is certainly a great fit there. Your GRE is on the softer side and you have been out of undergrad several years over the average of 4-5 years. I don’t think you’re in red-flag territory yet but some schools will view the amount of experience you have as better suited to an EMBA. Given all that you’ve accomplished, it’s critical to be very clear about why now is the time for the MBA. Why do you want to go into consulting? Lots of applicants want to go that route so it’s very important to show that that is the best way to get …

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