Candidate:

Mr. Running To The Future

About Me:

Post undergrad had the amazing opportunity to run professionally and compete across the world against the best athletes in the sport. Still preparing for the Olympics (fingers crossed). Passionate about spreading my love of the sport to next-gen. Currently work for small VC-backed SaaS company w/ responsibilities from sales to implementation.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 50 Liberal Arts

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 720

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Captain of Country's National Relay Team (track & field), Head Coach (9-13 age group) of athletics for Youth enrichment services providing exposure to sports for underprivileged, inner-city youth

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Professional Athlete

Industry:

Company:

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Promoted to senior position after first 6 months in my role. Led large scale implementations of multiple F500 clients. Facilitated full digital transformation of work order & billing process for large manufacturing organization. I was my country’s national champion in track & field and was a 2x NCAA All-American during college.

Post MBA Goal:

Short term: I would like to transition from implementation to strategy consulting. I’d prefer to tech industry focused but am open to more generalist positions as well. Long Term: I would like to return to a large enterprise technology organization in a senior leadership role.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan, Ross, Duke Fuqua, Cornell Johnson

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 50%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    You’re running in the right direction. Having been a professional athlete-turned-consultant, you’re a candidate who immediately pops off the page. Your 720 GMAT is in the pocket for Tuck. So is your 3.5 GPA in economics from a top liberal arts college. And the fact that you won a promotion within six months of joining your firm is a real plus. I’m curious where you’re from since you tell us you were your country’s national champion in track & field and a 2x NCAA All-American during college. Tuck loves athletes and is an outdoorsy place. More importantly, it’s an ideal place to successfully make your career pivot into strategic consulting. Your chances there are very good and right now Tuck is undervalued due to its …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 31%

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  • 60% | 6 months ago

    Great profile, and great choice of schools. I believe you'll get in a lot of them. Advice - Why don't you apply to Harvard? Your diverse career choices might help you stand out.
  • 25% | 6 months ago

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