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Candidate:

Mr. Renewable Athlete

About Me:

5 years working in a boutique Renewables firm. Even though it’s a regional company I’ve been working on projects with majors such as Tesla, GE & PPL. As a Program Manager, I have 12 managers directly reporting to me within $200M+ of the total budget. As a professional athlete, in Europe, I competed on both Club and National team level.

Details:

Undergrad School: Rutgers

Undergrad Major: Finance & Economics

GPA: 3.63

GMAT: 710

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Quantitative Modeling

School Name: U-Penn (online)

Extracurriculars: International Federation of Journalists Member and Corespondent, Youth Coordinator/Coach at a local Sports club, During my professional career I mentored troubled high-school youth through various NGO programs

Work History:

Title: Renewables / Solar Program Manager

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Title: Professional Athlete

Industry: Sports Management

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Survivor of a civil war in Eastern Europe | First person to graduate college in my family | A first-generation (U.S.) immigrant |I was promoted twice in my current company | Won the Euro Cup for Juniors with the Men’s National Team | Participated in the World Cup Qualifier matches | Graduated with Honors (dual major) in 3 years while working FT.

Post MBA Goal:

Post MBA I would like to transition to the major Power & Renewables company (Corporate Development/ Strategy) and acquire a Strategic/Business perspective enough to start my own firm and help Eastern European developing countries.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Chicago Booth, Kellogg, Yale, Berkeley Haas, Darden

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Renewable Athlete, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. You’ve had a really interesting career path, and you’ve been able to make the pivot already from professional sports to the private sector where it sounds like you are thriving. This is a big plus for Admissions; they will like that you have a unique background but also feel reassured that you have already found success in the business world. Not only that, but you are working in a hot industry with some big players and getting some general management experience. Ordinarily I would be concerned about your age/years of experience relative to your classmates, but I think given your nontraditional journey you can still make a case for a full-time MBA rather than …

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  • 25% | 5 months ago

    Hi Mr. Renewable Athlete, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. You've had a really interesting career path, and you've been able to make the pivot already from professional sports to the private sector where it sounds like you are thriving. This is a big plus for Admissions; they will like that you have a unique background but also feel reassured that you have already found success in the business world. Not only that, but you are working in a hot industry with some big players and getting some general management experience. Ordinarily I would be concerned about your age/years of experience relative to your classmates, but I think given your nontraditional journey you can still make a case for a full-time MBA rather than ...
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