Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur

About Me:

6 years of work experience in large CPG, CPG startup (unicorn), and consulting (technology sector). Recently co-founded an omni-channel CPG company and plan to launch Q1 2021. Currently reside in California. Wine and half marathon enthusiast.


Undergrad School: Penn State University

Undergrad Major: Supply Chain Management

GPA: 3.4

GRE: 318 current; 324 intended

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Leading with analytics and artificial intelligence

School Name: Northwestern University

Extracurriculars: Co-founded CPG startup, Mentor underrepresented minority startups, Mentor other Asian Americans in firm

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Planner

Industry: CPG

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term: Plan to grow my startup, raise money, and build connections. Hope to improve leadership skills, confidence, and overall personal growth. Long-term: Plan to join large company or startup as a product manager or general manager.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, Wharton, Tuck, Columbia, INSEAD


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hello Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur, this is Michael from mbaMission.
    You have a great story – impressive that you are about to launch a CPG start-up. Good luck!
    The MBA application process is holistic, and they will look at your stats, work experience, and extracurricular involvement.
    In terms of your stats, it is clear you have the quantitative ability to succeed in the classroom, assuming you hit your intended GRE score (which is around the average of your target schools), as well as because of your solid GPA in a quantitative degree.
    Your work experience can really help you stand out. I like that you spent time at a CPG company, and used that experience to help found a start-up. I think your career goals are realistic too, …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hello Ms. Start Up Entrepreneur, I’m Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. While your stats are robust- you are wise to aim for a slightly higher GRE, that will make your file more competitive at all of your schools. I am impressed by your community work helping others and this will resonate with adcomms as well. You have had an interesting professional trajectory- are you still working in supply chain while you build your startup on the side or are you now working on that full time? Will you continue working on it while in school or put it on hold? Think about your narrative- what do you want our schools to know about you – specifically what skills and experiences will you need …

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