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Mr. Pivot To PM

About Me:

I am currently a retail manager for Apple and moved from Southern California to Boston to pursue a leadership development program within Apple Retail. In addition to the undergraduate course work, I have also completed a graduate certificate in Organizational Behavior from the Harvard Extension School.


Undergrad School: Azusa Pacific University

Undergrad Major: Communication Studies

GPA: 3.42

GRE: 302

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Organizational Behavior Certificate

School Name: Harvard University Extension School


Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Retail

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

In the summer of 2015, I rode my bike across America with 4 of my friends. Dubbing ourselves Ride for Water we raised over $60,000 for clean water projects overseas. This trip was instrumental in my development and a topic I spoke about in my application.

Post MBA Goal:

Directly following my MBA I aim to move from a theoretical sales perspective in retail and pivot into project management/marketing in entertainment with a company like Netflix, Hulu, or Sony.


Target School: USC Marshall

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hello Mr. Pivot to PM, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. Happy New Year! It sounds as if you have already applied for this cycle so best of luck. Your stats are a bit low for Marshall, but there certainly are ways to beef up the other areas of your candidacy. The questions I have when looking at your brief profile here center on your work experience and your quant preparedness. You indicate an interest in shifting from theoretical sales, I’d like to learn more about what you are doing currently at work and what your trajectory has been over the last 5 years. While I LOVE your big life win and schools will too, adcomms are most interested in …

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