Candidate:

Mr. Political Consultant

About Me:

Currently a partner-track political consultant at one of the top firms in the industry, previously worked on several high-level campaigns and in the U.S. Senate, mostly doing communications work. Love writing and sewing.

Details:

Undergrad School: Stanford University

Undergrad Major: Economics and Political Science

GPA: 3.85

GRE: 337

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: M.S. in Management Science and Engineering

School Name: Stanford University

Extracurriculars: Published author, Played soccer in college, Founded a voting rights organization

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Press Secretary

Industry: Government / Military

Company: U.S. Senate

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Big win 1: winning our Senate campaign. Big win 2: publishing a book!

Post MBA Goal:

I want to understand how huge organizations (like the USG) function and how one can lead effectively. Post-MBA, I hope to work within the federal government in people / organization management.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton, Chicago Booth

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Political Consultant,
    Congrats on both winning your Senate campaign and publishing a book! Big wins indeed. This is Debbie Choy, GSB alum and Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – coming from a non-traditional industry in political consulting immediately helps you stand out. Not to mention strong GPA and GRE scores. That said, it’s important to explain how an MBA will help you achieve your career goals. For example, what specific skills and knowledge will a business education give you that will help you work more effectively within the federal government in people / organization management? Additionally, for a competitive school like HBS, dig deep to go beyond the resume. In the essay, be sure …

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