Mr. New England Hopeful

About Me:

Currently working in Washington, DC for consulting firm specializing in government-driven industries (e.g., A&D, healthcare, tech). Looking to move into venture investing and potentially be an entrepreneur myself one day. Passionate about volunteering and service to my community/others.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia, Yale

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Harvard

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.65

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Volunteering for several organizations currently, Finance chair of leadership institute in college

Work History:

Title: Senior Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Three promotions at current job
Leader throughout my life (high school class President, leader in college student groups, pro bono consulting leader, Harvard recruiting lead at work)
Board member, fellow, and trusted advisor for serval non-profits

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to work in venture investing after my MBA specifically in technology industries. Ultimately, I think I can learn what is necessary to start and then scale a newer venture and learn what it would take to start my own business one day. Today my work is focused primarily on mature/large cap companies.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. New England Hopeful,
    Aerospace and defense is certainly a differentiated sector that business schools don’t see often! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – robust academics (GPA and GMAT), strong work trajectory (promotion), demonstrated leadership at work and during college. One area to consider beefing up is your current community leadership activities. Are you involved with any community organizations on a regular basis right now? I assumed from “Annual Non-Profit Volunteer Fellow” that this is an annual commitment? If you’re not involved regularly with a community organization, it’s not too late to get engaged. If you are already volunteering, consider stepping up your engagement a bit more to demonstrate leadership. As you pull …

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