Mr. Wake Up & Grind

About Me:

I am applying for part-time professional programs and plan to work full-time while in school. I am an intellectual property attorney who also has 4 years of experience in the entertainment industry before returning to finish my legal education. I have 7 years of work experience in total and finally at the stage of my career where I am ready to pursue my MBA.


Undergrad School: Large Public State University

Undergrad Major: Information Technology

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 700

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Juris Doctor

School Name: Tier 2


Work History:

Title: Attorney

Industry: Law


Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Transition into more of a management role within my current organization.


Target School: Berkeley Haas

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 48%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Wake Up & Grind,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. Your experience sounds very much in line with what the Part-time MBA programs are looking for. Your GMAT and GPA are also robust. That said, be sure to explain in your apps how a business education will help you make the transition into more of a management role. What specific knowledge and skillsets will an MBA give you that you can’t learn on the job? Also, for applicants to Part-Time programs, having the support of your employer is important. It’s not financial support that AdCom is interested in (although that’s always nice, right?) it’s more support to take time off work to attend classes. If you can …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Mr. Wake up and Grind, I’m Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. You seem well positioned to pursue a PT MBA, your stats are solid and you seem to have good work experience. I’d like to know more about your success at work to date and what was the driver that caused you to pivot into law? What’s missing here is the Why MBA? You say you are ready to pursue the degree- what skills do you feel you are lacking and how will those additional skills help advance your current career? You will need to make these critical connections in your essays and short answers. Good luck!

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