Mr. Recovering From Politics

About Me:

I have worked for 10 years in and around federal politics in the US. Having worked for the House of Representatives, I resigned following the Capitol Riot on January 6th, 2021. The event has been very formative and pushed me to change my perspective. I have since worked in Public relations at high-profile firms before landing at the federal level.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Tuck, Yale, Berkeley Haas, Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Baylor University

Undergrad Major: Political Science

GPA: 2.7

GRE: 320

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: ALM International Relations

School Name: Harvard Extension School

Extracurriculars: Worked for Top University as a Research Associate | Studied Chinese Abroad at Tsinghua University

Work History:

Title: Communications Specialist

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Federal Agency

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos

Title: Congressional Staffer

Industry: Government / Military

Company: House of Representatives

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

While working as a Research Associate at Harvard, I was allowed to co-lead multiple panels at MIT and Harvard to share my team’s research. Despite not knowing the language until I was 19, I managed to successfully learn Chinese and study at Tsinghua while doing so. Unfortunately, my lack of experience in Asiatic languages tanked my GPA.

Post MBA Goal:

A mentor of mine told me that if you want to work in the public sector go to HBS, for the private sector go to HKS. I think there is a lot more I can do at the public level and I’d hope to continue working for federal agencies in the future but with the skills and connections to build up what I believe has been torn down.


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