Candidate:

Mr. Musician

About Me:

Media composer turned entrepreneur. Coming from a Mexican family went to college for music but decided to move into launching start-ups to support creative careers. Due to bad luck during this phase, I moved to help manage the family business.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Considering: Yale

Invited to Interview: Yale

See More Profiles For: Tuck

Application Status: Invited to Interview

Details:

Undergrad School: Berklee College of Music

Undergrad Major: Music Business & Music Production Dual-Major

GPA: 3.97

GMAT: 700

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Community Youth committee board member | Non-profit volunteer | Music producer

Work History:

Title: General Management Associate

Industry: Other

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Head of Operations

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Founded 2 startups and headed operations for another that advanced the careers of the creators. Part of the production team for a number of Super Bowl ad spots and an Emmy award-winning advertising campaign.

Post MBA Goal:

Move into management consulting in the short-term and later move back to building start-ups to support the creators.

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Needless to say, you are a non-traditional MBA applicant and a nearly irresistably one for many schools. It’s not surprise to me that Yale SOM wants to interview you. While your 700 GMAT is 25 points below the latest class median, you have a near perfect GPA from a well admired school of music. The fact that you founded 2 startups and headed operations for another is impressive. So is the fact that you were part of the production team for a number of Super Bowl ad spots and an Emmy award-winning advertising campaign. Much of this will turn on how you present yourself in your application and your interview. You need to show up with self-confidence and prove that you are resilient, despite the …

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