Candidate:

Mr. Not Your Dad’s CPA

About Me:

Currently an accountant with three years of experience consisting of 2 years in public accounting (National firm but not Big 4) and a little over a year in private industry. I worked for a F500 hospitality company as a senior accountant working with various hotels and tech startups. I was let go due to Covid and I am now working as an accountant for a tech startup, also in a senior accountant role. This pandemic has forced me to look inward and I have realized I want to put my business skills to use in the medical field, working for a non-profit focused on a rare genetic disease I live with. To have an impact in this role I first want to work for a top management consulting firm and learn how to solve an organization’s most pressing problems.

Details:

Undergrad School: Small Catholic Liberal Arts School

Undergrad Major: Accounting

GPA: 3.56

GMAT: 730 (target score)

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: CPA

Extracurriculars: Founder and Coach of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club in Undergrad, Accounting and History Tutor

Work History:

Title: Accountant

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 9 mos

Title: Accountant

Industry: Hospitality

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Managed a team consisting of program managers and engineers at my startup to determine pricing for a multi-million dollar contract. Founded and coached Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club at my undergrad and led said team to Princeton Invitational Tournament. Living a healthy and active lifestyle despite my rare genetic medical condition.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-Term: To work at a management consulting firm like MBB/Deloitte/Accenture. Long-Term: Use skills acquired in MBA program and consultant work to work for a non-profit focused on my medical condition in a strategy role.

Schools:

Target School: Cornell Johnson

Status: Open

Considering: Georgetown McDonough, NYU Stern

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