Ms. FANG Tech

About Me:

I have worked my entire career in Silicon Valley for one of the FANGs. Working as a product marketing manager, I have been responsible for several product launches on a global scale. I am interested in going back to business school in order to pivot industries and begin a new career in marketing for an environmental company or clean tech firm.


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Application Status: Invited to Interview


Undergrad School: University of British Columbia

Undergrad Major: History

GPA: 3.7

GRE: 321

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Consultant for environmental start up; English teacher in Thailand after undergrad

Work History:

Title: Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Title: Interactive Producer

Industry: Technology

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Traveled for two years after college through fifteen countries including spending six months teaching English in Thailand. I landed a competitive job at one of the FANG companies when I was 27. In the past five years, I was part of a founding team that launched an entirely new retail experience to 500 stores worldwide.

Post MBA Goal:

Work as a product marketing manager for a clean tech firm. Eventually I’d like to become a CMO, so am looking to an MBA program to develop the leadership skills that will be essential in this role.


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  • Odds Assessment: 15%

    Ms. FANG Tech: Emily here, Master Consultant at the MBA Exchange. Congratulations on the LBS interview! But as a former Associate Director of Admissions at CBS, it doesn’t shock me that you were not admitted there as a 321 was likely not strong enough for them. In your LBS interview, you will need to tell a cohesive story about where you’ve been and how that ties to where you’re going-sometimes that trips up career changers. Make sure you can clearly tie your past to your future and show that your goals are realistic but require the skill set of an MBA. Your role as a consultant for an environmental start up will really help. Good luck!

    4 years ago
  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hello Ms. FANG Tech, this is Jen Kedrowski, mbaMission Senior Consultant. Congrats on your LBS interview invite, and with your demonstrated passion for international experiences, I can see why LBS would be on your radar, as it is truly one of the most globally-focused programs and classes out there today. Side note—check out our free LBS Interview Primer, free download on our website, for extensive advice in prep for your interview!

    So your experience launching and marketing global products sounds interesting, impressive, and valuable, and no doubt would enable you to contribute value to classroom discussions. Schools will appreciate that. Your international experiences should also be highlighted in your applications—not just that you have them, but how those shaped you! …

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