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Candidate:

Ms. Jolly Athlete

About Me:

Sports loving senior who manages brands and a Grammy-nominated musician. Initially thought beauty pageants are outdated but applied because it had study sessions by government officials and is a platform where our voice for a positive change can be heard. My duty is to be an advocate for sports and the SDGs. On the newspaper weekly for golf column.

Details:

Undergrad School: A private university (Studied abroad at a public university in Italy)

Undergrad Major: Business Administration

GPA: 3.0

GMAT: Have not taken it yet

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Representing rower and physical trainer at Italian university team and individual club: 1st place at 2 international race and more than 3 Italian national championship, National level pageant winner in 2020, Project leader and mentee of a luxury brand's Worldwide Mentoring Program, Videographer and amateur film maker, Field player and PR manager for women's soccer team at university, Field player at local rugby team (for as long as the pandemic lasts).

Work History:

Title: Creative Producer / Brand Consultant

Industry: Fashion

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos

Title: PR Strategist

Industry: Media

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

2 winning titles for an international rowing race. Represented the team in my 1st year of participation, after coming in 1st place at the selection test among more than 30 candidates who have won on international levels. Introduced and led the weight lifting training for a higher average of personal strength. Conducting beach clean up occasionally.

Post MBA Goal:

The immediate goal is to work at a consulting firm. Long-term goal is founding a public relations firm around the age of 30 to 35, to help minorities in the film/media industry because I believe the media plays a critical role in eliminating racism. Will work in International Business Development at a top television network before enrollment.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Columbia, Wharton, MIT Sloan

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. Jolly Athlete,
    I love your creative and sports background! This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. Your profile definitely stands out for your music and sports talents. Coming from the fashion industry, you also stand out as this is not a traditional “feeder” industry to business school. That said, it’s therefore important that you explain in your application why you are interested in pivoting into consulting post-MBA. Further, with your long-term goal being to start a PR firm, what specific knowledge and skills will you learn at business school to help you achieve this goal? Finally, because your GPA is below the average at HBS, it will be important to do well at your standardized test (GMAT or GRE) to demonstrate your academic …

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