Mr. Strategy Manager

About Me:

Hi everyone! After college, I participated in a leadership development program for a large Fortune 500 company with rotations in corporate strategy and business intelligence. For the last three and a half years, I’ve been working in corporate strategy for one of the largest cpg companies


Undergrad School: Top 5 Public

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.5

GRE: 321

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Pridelines (LGBT community center)

Work History:

Title: Manager, Commercial Strategy

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 8 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Post-MBA, I’d like to join a top management consulting firm, such as BCG, Bain or Deloitte to learn from a diverse array of engagements. Nearly all of my current colleagues on my corporate strategy came from top-tier consulting firms after elite MBA programs and after hearing their experiences, I know I’d greatly benefit from these opportunities.


Target School: Darden

Status: Open

Considering: Duke Fuqua, McCombs School of Business


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 62%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 65%

    Hi Mr. Strategy Manager, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. I love your experience in the leadership development program at the F500 company, and your CPG background as well. Both of these will help you stand out from the army of finance and consulting folks who apply. Not only do you bring this desired perspective, you’ve got good stats and what sounds like a strong employer pipeline to top schools. Assuming you execute well on the essays and interview, I like your odds very much! My advice to you is not to forget to demonstrate your fit with Darden. Really be thoughtful about why Darden is the best place for you to pursue your MBA and how you’ll contribute …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 60%

    Hello, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. I hope you are staying well amid the lockdowns and shutdowns. Your stats hit right about at Darden’s averages making you a solid candidate for their program. When I was on the adcomm at Sloan we looked favorably on candidates who had been through leadership development programs, knowing that participants usually get great experience and exposure in them. Your work in CPG will bring a different angle to the cohort. I’d want to hear more about the impact you have been able to have at work and where you have been able to take or make opportunities to highlight your leadership skills. I love your community involvement which should help you answer additional essay or …

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