Candidate:

Mr. Pharma Manager

About Me:

Lead manager for data insights/planning for the largest pharmaceutical group in Brazil, with 11 people under management. Was promoted 3 times in my 3,5 years in the firm and participated in major projects. Started working as an intern while on undergrad, was promoted before graduation, left to study abroad, later joining my current employer.

Details:

Undergrad School: ESPM (Brazil)

Undergrad Major: Business

GPA: 3,2

GMAT: 650

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Science in Marketing

School Name: VU Amsterdam

Extracurriculars: Junior Consulting on Undergrad, Volunteer Work in Italy

Work History:

Title: Market Intelligence Manager

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Main responsible for a strategic swift for my company’s largest brand, including a second brand launch and pricing revision. The change led the brand to a record revenue/profit growth. Visibility on this project was crucial for my future promotion and team expansion.

Post MBA Goal:

With more technical and practical knowledge, I desire to establish myself as a senior reference in the market intelligence area, with an even more efficient and inspiring leadership. A work experience abroad would be very appreciated to enhance even more my broad business perspective.

Schools:

Target School: SDA Bocconi

Status: Open

Considering: Said Business School, London Business School

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 60%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 60%

    Three promotions in three and one-half years! Now that tells me a lot about the value you bring to your job how you are perceived at work. That is really quite remarkable, and your track record at work is the single most compelling part of your application. Your academic stats are somewhat less impressive, though if you earned better grades in your master’s program that would help to offset the 3.2 GPA during your undergraduate years. The big question here is whether you should retake the GMAT for Bocconi. At 650, you’re about 15 points below the class average for the school, though well within the 540—750 range at Bocconi. My gut tells me you could sit on that score and get into the program. …

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