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Candidate:

Ms. Account Executive

About Me:

I’ve transitioned from running my own business, working for a leading start-up and now work with a leading SAAS company. Helping organizations select & deploy digital transformation projects for the past 3yrs across industries has helped me gain a robust understanding of how start-up’s grown, scale and gain operational excellence.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Birmingham (UK)

Undergrad Major: Business Management

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 560

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Work with several organizations to help them empower girls in India with the right education

Work History:

Title: Account Executive

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Early promotions, quick career progression. Building & running a start-up right after college that broke even within 1yr.

Post MBA Goal:

Move into product management or start my own company.

Schools:

Target School: Duke Fuqua

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, UCLA Anderson, Berkeley Haas, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 32%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Ms. Account Executive! This is Kate Richardson, Senior Admissions Consultant. Right off the bat, I am impressed by your early startup experience and success that you had there. I also like that you’ve now worked at companies of different stages/sizes as that shows you’re adaptable and able to progress quickly within different environments. Your career profile seems very strong. Your goals seem attainable too though perhaps product management in the near term post MBA and then startup as a long term goal? That is a common way of framing it so it seems more practical/decisive. I am most concerned about your GMAT since it falls outside Fuqua’s 80% range. Hopefully you are working hard to improve that, or if not, I agree with the …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Ms. Account Executive, this is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions weighing in on your profile. I like your progression at work and even your early entrepreneurial experience. I don’t love your stats—but you do have some time to work on these. If you don’t think you can improve your GMAT score, I suggest you try the GRE as that will likely make it easier to get a bit closer to the school’s average. Fuqua is a program that truly looks holistically at the candidate and I have had clients with less than ideal grades or tests be successful there – IF – they do the work to submit a quality application. For Fuqua that means understanding how you will engage there—and that means reaching …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 29%

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  • 10% | 2 months ago

    Very low grades and GPA
  • 10% | 2 months ago

    Low GMAT score & modest GPA & vague post MBA goals makes all of your targeted schools a reach.
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  • 15% | 2 months ago

    Strongly suggest retaking the GMAT to make up for the slightly below average GPA. Extracurricular activities look like the strong point and depending on the type of experience you gained with your start-up, that's what is likely to differentiate you and give you a shot, but I think a top 20 MBA program will be difficult to get into. Working as an account executive will be tough to differentiate yourself since there are millions of account executives. Depends on the prestige/success of the SaaS company you're working for.
  • 70% | 2 months ago

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