Mr. Navy Vet

About Me:

Almost 7 years in Navy, began my own company and have been able to impact my community through PPE donations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working as a financial advisor, was able to receive several financial licenses in short time there.


Target School: Georgetown McDonough

Considering: Ross, Emory Goizueta, Kenan-Flagler

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: United States Naval Academy

Undergrad Major: General Science

GPA: 2.6

GRE: 310

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Varsity Collegiate Debate, Investment Team President

Work History:

Title: Financial Advisor

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Title: Entrepreneur

Industry: Consulting

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 6 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Currently hold life/health insurance license and National Futures Association licenses as well.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to Investment Banking at BB firm.


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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Navy Vet, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Thank you for your service to our country. I am wondering if you were Navy full time and entrepreneur part time or the reverse. Either way, would love to understand more about that experience. It sounds like you’ve made the switch to financial services as an advisor – so would love to know more about why IB and where you hope that will take you long term? What is driving your goals? I am not seeing this clearly through limited info provided here. And I think you need a compelling story to help overcome your stats. Your low GPA means that you need a strong GRE to show that you can handle the academic rigor of …

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    Thank you for your service. Even with a stem major at a tough school like the Naval Academy you have a low GPA. The average GPA for Georgetown McDonough is a 3.3. The GRE you have (assuming roughly equal quant and verbal) is 560. That is 130 points below the average. You should try to boost the GRE/GMAT and have an explanation for the lowish grades. Good luck.

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