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.
Undergrad School: Rutgers
Undergrad Major: Finance & Economics (dual major)
GMAT: 710 (1st take)
Age: 32, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Quantitative Modeling
School Name: University of Pennsylvania
Extracurriculars: International Federation of Journalists Member and Corespondent, Youth Coordinator at a local Sports club
Title: Program Manager
Industry: Power / Energy
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 5 yrs
Title: Proffesional Athlete
Industry: Sports Management
Company: Club engagement & National Team level
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 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.
Target School: Harvard
Considering: Wharton, Chicago Booth, Yale, Kellogg, McCombs School of Business
So I have had the pleasure of meeting you, virtually of course, and like your story very much. Sandy and I recently had you on the Friday’s With Sandy show. And everyone can see our detailed analysis here: https://poetsandquants.com/2020/07/03/mba-handicapping-32-year-old-pro-rugby-player-can-he-get-into-harvard-stanford-wharton/?pq-category=admissions&pq-category-2=handicapping-your-mba-odds
But at your age and coming from both a non-feeder undergraduate school and a non-feeder employer, HBS is super hard. As Sandy noted, Yale is your best shot.
Jeff earned his BA in American Studies at Yale. Jeff worked as an Associate at VO2 Partners, a private equity firm focused on health and wellness ... View Featured Coach
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