Ms. Responsible Economic Development

About Me:

I have a love of development economics and am working for a large global consulting firm that provides economic services in emerging markets. I am passionate about pinpointing systems of economic exploitation at the hands of MNCs in developing countries. Currently support a project supporting digital transformation among sub-Saharan Africa MSMEs.


Target School: Columbia

Considering: Georgetown McDonough, Wharton

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Tufts University

Undergrad Major: International Relations, Development Economics

GPA: 3.35

GRE: 330

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Women in International Affairs Network accepted member, and Tufts Consulting Collective Project Manager,

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate, Economic Growth

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Business Development Associate

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Managed a $500 million pipeline in new business with a range of government and private clients, focusing primarily on fragile conflict-affected states.
– Designed a project for a $15m business incubator initiative in Libya.
– 2 year research for $70m project re-integrating ex-combatants into the Afghan economy.

Post MBA Goal:

I’d like to pursue a dual degree in International Affairs/Economics and an MBA (SAIS + Wharton, Columbia SIPA + MBA, Georgetown MSFS+MBA). My goal is to become an expert in emerging markets (fintech, digitalization, enterprise development, impact investing) and be hired at the likes of MBB Social Impact/Responsibility arms, Dalberg, FSG, etc.


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    Hi Ms. Responsible Economic Development,
    I like that you have a clear passion! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong career achievements (managing projects with impact), robust extracurriculars. Your GRE score is competitive and should offset your softer GPA. If there were circumstances that affected your GPA, do consider explaining in the optional essay. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe what motivates you to be passionate about your career goals. As well, don’t hesitate to share your personal stories especially how you shaped you and/or your goals. If you can articulate this compellingly in your essays, that would be the key to your application success. If you would like to …

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