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Candidate:

Mr. Passion Projects

About Me:

I’m a creative, who has written tv show pilots in my spare time, developed innovative projects to optimize tasks at work, and always throw myself headfirst into my passions. Although my interest in Japanese deterred from my major and undergraduate GPA, my work experience & GMAT Score show my dedication to doing not just what’s fun, but necessary.

Details:

Undergrad School: Tulane University

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.15

GMAT: 730

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Tulane Club of New York - Board Member of Networking & Professional Events, President NY N-Gen ERG (Employee Resource Group), Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity – Gamma Mu Chapter Vice President

Work History:

Title: Client Business Partner, Global Financial Services (FMCG) --> Associate Client Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Global Business Solutions, Enterprise Account Manager

Industry: Media

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: , 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

After one year at my first job, I managed roughly 40 accounts (every top tier financial service) while unofficially managing 3 analysts and was promoted before my timeline. I also renegotiated roughly $18M in renewal revenue with overall returns of 16%. I am now the US account lead for companies like Coca-Cola at a popular social media company.

Post MBA Goal:

I hope to start my entrepreneurial enterprise during my MBA and stay the CEO of my own corporation / SAAS Platform after my MBA. I hope to sell the platform eventually and then move into the VC space, to both invest and support other entrepreneurs. My goal is to be a similar resource to MBA students at my future Alma Matter.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Harvard, Columbia

Odds:

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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. It sounds like you definitely did turn things around after college with a solid GMAT score, strong professonal progression so far, and a continued track record of community involvement. You will want to explain your GPA in the optional essay of each application in a way that shows ownership and responsibility regarding your performance (and, you’ll want to mention what you might have done differently in retrospect).

    One area of concern I have is on your career goals. While business schools value entrepreneurial ambition, I nearly always advise clients to frame it as a longer-term goal, since that’s much more feasible than starting a company during or after the MBA program. Plus, schools want you to be …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Meridith from Stratus Admissions here. Your strong GMAT offsets your relatively weak GPA. Tulane is a good school but you will need to utilize the optional essay to explain what happened. Was there a reason your GPA was so low? I love that you are write TV show pilots. Have any been picked up? What else do you outside of the office. CBS would be your best shot but I would also consider NYU Stern, UCLA and USC possibly Berkeley. You have a shot but your story will need to be explained.

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