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Candidate:

Mr. Startup Guy

About Me:

I’ve worked at a startup for the past 4 years. I was one of the first few employees to start at the company, and today the company has grown to 200+ people. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial bend throughout my life (starting multiple clubs in high school and college), so I would like to continue that trajectory after my MBA in the long term.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 10 US New Undergrad

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 760

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Pro-bono Marketing Consulting for Small Retail Businesses

Work History:

Title: Director

Industry: Marketing

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Analyst

Industry: Marketing

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Helped to grow the start-up (driving revenue from 6 figures to 8 figures) and played a role in getting the company acquired for a high valuation.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Become a product marketing manager at tech firm
Long Term: Move into VC/become a CMO at a startup

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Startup Guy,
    Congrats on helping to growing your company from a few employees to 200+! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I think the role you’ve played in helping to grow the startup will bring invaluable insights to the GSB classroom. I also like that you have a strong GMAT score which can offset your softer GPA. That said, I see that whilst you are active in volunteering as a pro-bono consultant for small retail businesses, I would like to see more leadership in this area. Is there more you could do within your community to showcase your engagement and leadership? It doesn’t have to be a professional association. In fact, getting involved with a personal interest organization can show AdCom …

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