Ms. Tech-y Athlete

About Me:

I am a competitive Triathlete and Operations Specialist looking to pivot into Org Behavior leadership, entrepreneurship, or sports brand management.
Began my career in Executive Search then pivoted to supporting UX Researchers at tech companies (Facebook, Airbnb) and progressed to starting a Research Operations program from scratch at a large global meal kit delivery co.

I haven’t taken the GRE yet; I’m a weak test taker.


Target School: UCLA Anderson

Considering: Stanford GSB

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Wesleyan

Undergrad Major: Psychology

GPA: 3.63


Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Ironman Triathlon Competitor, and a Writing Tutor at a non profit.

Work History:

Title: Research Operations Specialist

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Executive Search Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Finishing 5th in my first Ironman
– Designing and implementing a Research Operations from scratch at current company, supporting 7 UX Researchers

Post MBA Goal:

Pivoting into Org behavior, Marketing or Brand Management at a sports tech company or within VC. Long-term, I dream of starting my own company; ideally a sustainable women’s sports clothing company focused on empowering women to be active.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Ms. Tech-y Athlete,
    Congrats on finishing fifth in your first Ironman competition! That’s pretty impressive. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – solid professional achievements, strong GPA, and differentiated extracurriculars. With your passion for athletics, I can understand your goal of starting a sustainable women’s sports clothing company. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe what motivates you to be passionate about sports. As well, don’t hesitate to share your personal stories that may have shaped you and/or your goals. As for your GRE test, it could take longer than you expect, so be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to re-take it if necessary. Best of luck with the …

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