Candidate:

Ms. Retail Enthusiast

About Me:

Professional with 4+ years of e-commerce experience. Have managed and grown +50M P&L’s at the two largest retailers in the country. Fluent in three languages (Spanish, English, French). Passionate about closing the Hispanic achievement gap and increasing representation in leadership. Grew up abroad but hold an American passport.

Details:

Undergrad School: The George Washington University

Undergrad Major: Marketing & International Business

GPA: 3.5

GRE: 320

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Mentor 7th grade math (80hr x year, 3 years), College admissions mentor to under-priviledged student (80hr x year, 3 years), Latinos @ AMZ, Women @ AMZ, Women in Business @ GWU, food bank volunteer (60hr x year)

Work History:

Title: Category Specialist

Industry: Retail

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Vendor Manager - AMZ

Industry: Technology

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Was promoted early at Walmart and on track for another early promotion at Amazon. Helped mentee gain admission into Top-10 college on a Questbridge scholarship. Volunteer weekly with at-risk youth.

Post MBA Goal:

Join either a large retailer or a small start-up in a leadership position and climb through the ranks. I’d eventually like to return to my home country and help set-up the needed infrastructure so e-commerce can be as widespread as it is in the USA.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck, Duke Fuqua, Kellogg

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Ms. Retail Enthusiast,
    Congratulations on your early promotion at Walmart and upcoming promotion at Amazon! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. It is also impressive that you have managed P&Ls at these companies. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong work performance, solid academics (GPA and GRE), and active community leadership through your mentoring and volunteering. These are all qualities that HBS looks for! As you put together your application, do go beyond your resume to share with AdCom what drives you to help at-risk youth. For example, did your personal experiences influence your passion for this cause? Additionally, what are the skills that HBS can give you to help you reach your long-term goals? Given your strong career …

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