Candidate:

Mr. Undecided Direction

About Me:

Hey Family! Still figuring out which direction I want to go in. Up until 2 months ago, a graduate degree didn’t seem possible. But after taking the GMAT blind and getting a 530, I figure I’ll study and retake, hoping to get in the upper 600-low 700 range and take my best shot at an MBA. Sick of sales, looking for a new direction.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Michigan

Undergrad Major: Sport Management

GPA: 2.9

GMAT: 530

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Extracurriculars: African American Men Employee Empowerment Group

Work History:

Title: Business Development Manager

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Grew my state’s total sales by 11% (3rd largest in the country) in year 1. 1st college graduate in my family and 2nd male to graduate HS.

Post MBA Goal:

Honestly, not sure. Possibly consulting or HR Management.

Schools:

Target School: Rice Jones

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck, Foster School of Business, USC Marshall

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Undecided Direction, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. Since the MBA is a path you hadn’t considered until recently, i wanted to share some advice as you begin the process. We’ll put your current GMAT aside for now; assuming you are able to achieve a score in the high 600s/low 700s you will definitely be in the ballpark for programs like Rice Jones, Foster, and USC Marshall. Your GPA is on the lower end of the spectrum, but a strong GMAT may be able to counteract that and you have several other positives you would bring to an MBA class. You are a first gen college grad, you would contribute diversity to a future MBA class, and you have some measurable professional …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 20%

  • 20% | 6 months ago

    Hi Mr. Undecided Direction, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. Since the MBA is a path you hadn't considered until recently, i wanted to share some advice as you begin the process. We'll put your current GMAT aside for now; assuming you are able to achieve a score in the high 600s/low 700s you will definitely be in the ballpark for programs like Rice Jones, Foster, and USC Marshall. Your GPA is on the lower end of the spectrum, but a strong GMAT may be able to counteract that and you have several other positives you would bring to an MBA class. You are a first gen college grad, you would contribute diversity to a future MBA class, and you have some measurable professional ...
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  • 5% | 6 months ago

    Literally everything is a red flag. Low gpa, very low gmat, no idea of what your goals are. You need to fix 2 of those 3 before applying.
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