Candidate:

Ms. 1 Year Work Experience

About Me:

I am currently unemployed but previously worked in a one-year contract position at a MBB firm as an Analyst focused on the Telecom, Media, and High Tech sector. I graduated from college in 2018 with a BA in Economics and a BA in Communication. During college, I had internships at the Cannes Film Festival, an investment management firm, and Tv station.

Details:

Undergrad School: Boston College

Undergrad Major: Economics and Communication (double major)

GPA: 3.40

GRE: 328

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Certificate in the Business and Management of Entertainment

School Name: UCLA Extension

Extracurriculars: Hollywood Radio and TV Society, McKinsey and Company Soccer Team, Women in Business

Work History:

Title: Junior Research Analyst - Telecom, Media, and High Tech (TMT

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to work in Content Strategy at a network, studio, or streamer post-MBA.

Schools:

Target School: NYU Stern

Status: Open

Considering: Columbia, UCLA Anderson, USC Marshall

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You have a solid GRE and it’s great to have McKinsey on your resume even if it’s only a contract position. I’m only giving you a 5% chance of being admitted to Stern because of your lack of work experience. With an average of 4-5 years, even two years is on the low side although I’ve seen people with very high stats overcome that obstacle. I know this is a really tough year as far as layoffs and uncertainty with so many organizations, and I do think that adcoms will be fairly forgiving of people’s circumstances (i.e. being unemployed), but that in addition to only working for one year is very likely to be a bridge too far, …

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