Candidate:

Mr. Sales Athlete

About Me:

I am a 26-year-old man applying to b school this fall. I’ve been in sales since graduating from a Top 40 liberal arts college in the Northeast, receiving 3 promotions at my first company, and 1 at my current company. I will use an MBA to develop my analytical skills and round out my soft skills developed in sales to transition into consulting.

Schools:

Target School: Georgetown McDonough

Considering: UCLA Anderson, USC Marshall

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Application Status: Invited to Interview

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 40 Liberal Arts

Undergrad Major: Economics / Political Science

GPA: 3.7 Magna Cum Laude

GRE: 320

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: College Athlete - Captain of Football Team

Work History:

Title: Sales Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Account Executive

Industry: Technology

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Manage coffee division at innovative & international food packaging supplier. Exceeded quota by 300% while developing a sustainable product portfolio for coffee industry. Prior, worked for multi-billion $ dot-com, growing account into top 200 largest at company. In college, selected to the Academic All-District Football Team for Northeast D-III.

Post MBA Goal:

At the beginning of 2021, I ship off to basic training upon joining the National Guard. I’ll fulfill the majority of my active duty contract while enrolled in school and hope to use my sales skills, military experience, and MBA education, to work for a consulting firm specializing in national defense and intelligence.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 75%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 75%

    Sales is such a crucial part of business that it is a shame that MBA admission officials don’t place greater emphasis on a person’s ability to close a deal. After all, no matter what you do in business, selling is a part of every success story. That’s why I like you. You clearly can sell and bring home the bacon. Your four promotions in as many years clearly prove that, not to mention the 300% above quota year you’ve recently had in your new job. Your GRE is give points above Georgetown’s class average and your magna cum laude record at your undergraduate school is just another reason why you are an ideal candidate. The fact that you were captain of your college football team …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 80%

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  • 75% | 4 years ago

    Sales is such a crucial part of business that it is a shame that MBA admission officials don't place greater emphasis on a person's ability to close a deal. After all, no matter what you do in business, selling is a part of every success story. That's why I like you. You clearly can sell and bring home the bacon. Your four promotions in as many years clearly prove that, not to mention the 300% above quota year you've recently had in your new job. The fact that you were captain of your college football team is icing on this well-baked cake. Pack your bags. You are going to Georgetown.

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