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Candidate:

Mr. Mexican

About Me:

Hello! Thank you for taking your time on reviewing my profile, I’m a lawyer, entrepreneur, and sports enthusiast. I was born and currently live and work in a major city in Mexico.

Details:

Undergrad School: Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey

Undergrad Major: Law

GPA: 3.7

GRE: 317

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Provide pro-bono service to startups that have a positive impact on society; most recent support was to a startup focused on promoting inclusion of seniors in the labor market, During Law school I was a legal researcher focused on the situation of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in Mexico, Participant and winner of the moot court competition at my law school and awardes scholarship to participate in a moot court on the US

Work History:

Title: Sales and Logistics Manager, Northern Region

Industry: Public Utilities

Company: 2nd largest Waste Management, portable restroom rental & Water treatment company in Mexico

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Founder and Director of Operations

Industry: Law

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

Founder of two startups: The first is a Legal startup focused on offering legal counsel regarding intellectual property, commercial contracts, and compliance with startups in Mexico. The second is a marketing startup focused on developing motion graphic videos for business, established partnerships with fortune 500 companies

Post MBA Goal:

As short term goals, I intend to go back to Mexico and work with current employer as the regional manager to automatize and digitize 100% of our processes nationwide and open offices on the northwestern region of Mexico. Furthermore, as long term goals I intend to work with current employer as CEO and foray into new markets, that are beneficial to the environment in sectors such as greener alternatives to wastewater treatment and sustainable solutions to waste management.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Waitlisted

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 45%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    A lawyer who has founded two startups is an unusual candidate. I’m assuming that both were at least somewhat successful and that you learned a ton creating those companies and serving customers. Your GPA is solid, though your 317 GRE score is below the latest class average of 324 at Tuck. Your short-term goal to return to your employer and help modernize the company’s operations will also reassure the school that you are not a placement risk. A lot of this will depend on how well you tell your story and how impressive you are in person. That’s something that is obviously opaque in these sparse descriptions. I believe, given your startup experience and your pro bono work on behalf of others, that you do …

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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. Mexican, Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. You definitely are an unusual candidate, and I’m sure they will want to hear more about the lessons you’ve learned and how you’ll apply your MBA to the problems of your companies. I’ve actually worked with a successful lawyer/entrepreneur applicant before, though not from Mexico and not for Tuck, and we leaned on emphasizing the business side over the legal side and highlighting his incredible drive to build successful organizations. With a general management outlook, Tuck’s a solid choice for your goals. I think you also have a geographic advantage, bringing an international perspective from a region that’s not a huge feeder to Tuck – only 6% of the class is from Latin America vs. …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi, Melisa from Stratus Admissions. Congrats on your interview with Tuck. I think your experience in both law and business in Mexico will be very attractive to Tuck. While your GRE is lower than average, it is in the range and I think the uniqueness of your background will help overcome it. As you prepare for your interview, think about how your 5-6 most impactful stories can tell your story. And practice! Out loud! With a trusted friend that can give you feedback. I am guessing you have interesting stories across your start up experiences as well as managing your region. Remember that Tuck is a small close-knit class – highlight how you work in teams and how you have created impact through teams. The …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 19%

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    Low GRE score, but interesting story.

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