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Ms. Future CMO

About Me:

I had a late start to realizing my potential. Parents are part of a minority group/immigrants, they couldn’t guide me since they never finished school. Luckily, I crossed paths with mentors who inspired me to be more. Solo-traveling changed my mindset to be curious and self-aware, challenge my potential. I want to make an impact and pay it forward. **Additional Commentary: I understand my GPA is low. What test scores I need in order to be accepted into these programs? I am aiming for hybrid/part-time programs as I’d like to stay in NYC.


Undergrad School: Simon Fraser University

Undergrad Major: Communications

GPA: 2.99

GMAT: Have Not Taken

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Co-founded a conference start up to teach marketing tools to business owners which generated radio, newspaper press, Marketing consultant for not-for-profit leading marketing strategy, chaired marketing conferences, On the Board of Directors for Professional Marketing Associations

Work History:

Title: Senior Marketer

Industry: Marketing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Digital Marketer

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Real Estate Dev - other work experience in marketing, digital content, PR

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

1) Decided to leave Canada, quit job and hired at Tech fortune 500 company in San Francisco. 2) Co-founded marketing conference for small business, received press coverage. 3) Chaired student marketing conferences and part of the undergrad board of directors for professional association. 4) Youngest board of directors for provincial professional association.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to remain in Tech and become a PM to be more influential with the roadmap. Combining my specialized work experience in brand, PR, events, and paid digital marketing with the MBA will help me become a CMO as a long term goal. I want to challenge personal limitations and transform into a woman who can create an impact with a strong voice.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open

Considering: NYU Stern, USC Marshall, Rice Jones


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Ms. Future CMO, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. I love that you are considering part time/hybrid programs and think that you will have a lot to offer (not to mention continue having a paycheck!) Over 80% of Booth’s Evening program commutes in from outside of Chicago. You asked about what you need on a test based on your lower GPA. Let’s look at Booth’s Evening Program for example, since it is your target school. The 80% range for GPA is 3.0-3.9, so you are essentially within this range – on the lower end. The GMAT 80% range is 630-740. What you need to think about is how you are going to display your ability to handle the academic curriculum (think quant type classes). Did …

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