Mr. Pessimistic Optimist

About Me:

I am hopeful that the admissions office will agree with my self-assessment of being a well-rounded, bright individual, with ample professional experience, making me a strong MBA applicant.

My personal development journey has been significant — I have graduated from a student who has always had the tools to succeed, to someone who now applies them


Target School: London Business School

Considering: Columbia, HEC Paris

See More Profiles For: London Business School

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Tulane University

Undergrad Major: Philosophy, French

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 680

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Computer Programming | Amazon-FBA side-hustle | Golf | Video Editing

Work History:

Title: Finance and Strategy Analyst

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Marketing and Branding Strategist

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Designing and implementing a company-wide bonus and incentive program that increased sales by 30%.
– Leading the underwriting and pro-forma forecasting for an exit opportunity for one of our portfolio companies.

Post MBA Goal:

I intend to leverage my professional experience, in combination with the credibility and education gained from an MBA, to work on the PE/VC side of the entrepreneurial sector.


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