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Candidate:

Ms. Designer Turned Founder

About Me:

7+ years as a designer in fashion who saw first hand the detrimental impacts of the industry. International work experience. Starting a company targeting circularity through supply chain/manufacturing innovation. With the startup still in R&D, applying for an MBA to gain business foundations and learn how to be a leader in sustainable business.

Details:

Undergrad School: UCLA

Undergrad Major: Psychology / Fine Arts

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 720

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Founder of accelerator programs, Dancing

Work History:

Title: Founder

Industry: Retail

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Footwear Designer

Industry: Retail

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Spearheading sustainability initiatives at previous brand.
– Gaining recognition in startup community through pitch competitions and demo days through accelerator programs.

Post MBA Goal:

To launch my startup after my MBA to disrupt the fashion industry and show that taking responsibility for end-of-life will increase the bottom line.

Schools:

Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Berkeley Haas, Harvard

Rejected: Harvard

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Nisha with mbaMission. I really admire your passion for sustainability, and your recognition that the fashion industry has a large area of opportunity to reduce waste.

    It’s great that you’ve already started the R&D process of your venture. I did want to caution you that schools generally are risk-averse when it comes to post-MBA goals, and they recognize the difficulty of launching a business right after graduation. Therefore, what you might want to think about is: if you’re unable to get your business off the ground immediately post-MBA, what is a role that you could take that would give you the business skills you need to be an even more effective entrepreneur a bit later on? What are the gaps you …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Ms. Designer turned Founder, This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and it is an honor to weigh in on your profile. You have a great background to be able to make an impact in sustainable business. Your experience in fashion and retail gives you a great lens to see some of the challenges in these industries. I love Sloan for your background because of your startup interests. But I also think Wharton, Anderson, Stern and CBS could be great choices too because of their strong retail/fashion and startup connections. I even like Booth for you as well. I think that GSB, and Haas could also be good fits for you. When you share the “detrimental impacts” of the industry that you mentioned in …

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