Mr. Real Estate

About Me:

Directly out of undergrad I worked in real estate banking for a year, before leaving to work for a real estate PE fund. I have been with the PE firm for the past 2.5 years and was recently promoted from analyst to associate. Post-MBA I plan to work in tech and am currently working on creating a real estate property mgmt software


Target School: Tuck

Considering: Harvard, Stanford GSB, Kellogg SOM, Tuck, Berkeley Haas, Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Top 5 Undergrad Business School

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.0

GMAT: 710

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Extracurriculars: Soup Kitchen Volunteer, ULI Outreach Committee Member

Work History:

Title: Private Equity Associate

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 7 mos

Big Life Wins:

This past year I had the opportunity to work with my firm’s European Office for an extended period of time. Through this opportunity I assisted in the planning and development of a new proprietary investment platform that the European team is still working to grow.

Post MBA Goal:

Post-MBA I would like to transition to a tech company to work as a product manager. My background to date has all been in the real estate finance space and I would like to gain a better understanding general management and the tech industry


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 32%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hello, this is Michael from mbaMission.
    You have very strong work experience, and that should help compensate for a slightly below average GMAT of 710 and GPA of 3.0. Over the next few months, continue to show that you are a leader at work by taking the initiative on projects, just as you have done in helping plan and develop a new investment platform at work.
    Additionally, in order to boost your profile, focus on your current work with creating the real estate property management software. The top MBA programs want to make sure your goals are realistic, so emphasize how you have gained transferable tech skills which relate to your post-MBA goal of becoming a product manager at a tech company. I have worked …

    4 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 40%

    Mr. Real Estate – Thanks for sharing your profile and goals. Susan Cera, Director of MBA Admissions, here. While your GPA is on the softer side, your GMAT is in range and your solid and global work experience will be a strength. It will be important for you to explain why you need an MBA in order to acheive your goals. Also, make sure to dig into the resources available at your target schools so you can articulate why a particular program is right for you. For Tuck, it is especially important that you understand the culture!
    Given your background in real estate and aspirations in tech, I’m not sure that Tuck is the best fit for you (though, as a Dartmouth alum, Hanover is …

    4 years ago Read the full review

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