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Candidate:

Ms. BFA To MBA

About Me:

I was determined to be in the themed entertainment industry and did everything I could to secure a position in that industry. I landed an internship with Universal Creative and went on to secure a Full-Time position working on attraction design/production on Universal’s Epic Universe. I now understand the importance of learning the business side and want to obtain my MBA.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Tampa

Undergrad Major: Digital Arts and Design

GPA: 3.96

GMAT: 700

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Silk Aerials, Yearbook Editor, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Work History:

Title: Show Coordinator

Industry: Themed Entertainment

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Design Associate

Industry: Themed Entertainment

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

– I spent 3 years of my undergrad working as an RA with freshmen.
– I secured a FT internship at Universal Creative among thousands of applicants.
– I won 2 state competitions in FBLA.

Post MBA Goal:

To return to the Themed Entertainment Industry in a strategic role.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Ms. BFA To MBA,
    I like your unique background! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot going for you. Although your GMAT score is a shade below the average for Tuck, you have a strong GPA. That said, given you were a creative major in college, do consider using the Optional Essay to highlight any college analytical / quant classes you took and did well at. Apart from academics, being on the creative side of the entertainment business helps you stand out from the crowd. The flip side is that you do have to articulate clearly why you are interested in pivoting to the business side. What motivated you to want to transition to a strategy role in the industry? …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi Ms. BFA to MBA, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. How fun to be able to be on the show and design side of entertainment! I’m sure the last year has been interesting and will provide an interesting perspective to classroom discussion. So while your GMAT is lower than the average, you are still solidly within the range at Tuck. Depending upon your quant score, part of what admission is going to want to see evidence of is your ability to handle the quant rigor of the program. As a part of your role, do you manage budgets? Do analysis on customer data? Make sure to highlight the quant aspects of your role – and you could ask a recommender to back this up as …

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