Candidate:

Ms. Cybersecurity

About Me:

Held various roles within my organization over the past 5 years, helped run operations for a new part of the business, and consult on cloud migration strategies for Fortune 100 companies.

Details:

Undergrad School: UNC Chapel Hill

Undergrad Major: Information Science

GPA: 3.7

GRE: 322

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: PMP, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, and Cloud certifications

Extracurriculars: Nonprofit board member, run professional development initiatives for the office, women in tech and women in entrepreneurship organizations

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Rode my bike across the US, planning to complete an Appalachian Trail thru-hike.

Post MBA Goal:

Work for a tech company to build products that help people.

Schools:

Target School: Columbia

Status: Accepted

Considering: Wharton

Waitlisted: Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 38%

  • The MBA Exchange Odds Assessment: 45%

    Ms. Cybersecurity:
    It’s Emily from The MBA Exchange. I am a former Associate Director of Admissions at Columbia Business School and application assessor at Wharton and have now been consulting at The MBA Exchange for 4 years. Having seen so many applicants to CBS in these roles, I feel there is so much to like about your candidacy! B schools will love your experience working with females in tech and entrepreneurship. Your 3.7 from UNC, your feats of athleticism in the great outdoors and your professional management experience in tech consulting will all be positives for you. The 322 will be a hindrance at a school like CBS that really likes to see high testing numbers, especially on the quant …

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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission! It sounds like you have impactful and progressive experience in consulting, along with a solid GPA and impressive extracurricular accomplishments with the nonprofit board membership, professional development initiatives, and the cross-country bike ride (so interesting!) . I would need to know the GRE breakdown to assess it further, but for a school like CBS you’ll ideally want a 160+ on each side (especially quant) to be in contention, so please consider retaking.

    You stated that your post-MBA goal is to “work for a tech company to build products that help people” – what is the motivation underpinning this ambition? What have you observed as a technology consultant that has inspired this goal? Be sure to communicate this …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Ms. Cybersecurity – Susan Cera, Senior MBA Admissions Counselor, here.

    I really like the solid work progression and ongoing involvement. These will position you very well. Like the other experts, I’m a bit concerned about your GRE which feels a bit light for CBS which is constantly looking to drive up their scores. I would seriously consider retaking to strengthen your candidacy.

    Given your outside interests (which seem closely tied to the outdoors) I’m curious as to why CBS? If you like spending your free time hiking and biking, why would you want to be in NYC? To get the nod at CBS you need to tighen up your goals and research the resources that CBS (and NYC) offer that will help you get there. Be sure …

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