This year-old professional has spent the past five years in ever increasing roles of responsibilty at General Motors in sales and marketing IT. With a computer science degree from Northwestern, she also has felt strongly about promoting the idea of women in tech fields. Her ultimate post-MBA goal: To lead the way for gender parity in industry. With a 3. This year-old Asian American professional will have spent five years in the insurance industry, most recently as a product mangement analyst. Do they have the raw stats and experience to get in?
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This year-old professional has spent the past five years in ever increasing roles of responsibilty at General Motors in sales and marketing IT. With a computer science degree from Northwestern, she also has felt strongly about promoting the idea of women in tech fields. Her ultimate post-MBA goal: To lead the way for gender parity in industry. With a 3. This year-old Asian American professional will have spent five years in the insurance industry, most recently as a product mangement analyst.
Do they have the raw stats and experience to get in? Or will they get dinged by their dream schools? Please add your age and be clear on the sequence of your jobs in relaying work experience.
Make sure you let us know your current job. And if you just have a short question, he is happy to answer that, too. So just post it in the comment section below. Great way to put it. Not sure I fully understand your technical role, but neither will most adcoms, and you can explain it more in other parts of the application. Adcoms dig that for several reasons.
Was not prepared for the engineering curriculum. And the rest of your story is super. And there is no doubt of your ability to do the work at any school, so swallowing in this case is just swallowing whatever quantum hit they will take in the magazine rankings.
Like every school they will love your story. I think they might. For one thing, they got a huge class, so any reputational hit, small to begin with, will be even smaller. And as noted, there is no question you could do the work, even the quant work such as it is over there. Yale will do the same analysis, and to the extent that Yale has become one of the most GMAT concerned schools of the CE, they will chuckle over the fact that in your case, it is actually a GRE score, soooooooo, they do not have to report that in the all-important GMAT column.
The other schools on your list will be doing the same analysis. I think for them, it is just a matter of proving to them that you want to come. John A. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. View all posts by John A.
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By the time she applies to business school, this young female professional will have four solid years of working in the global markets section of a prominent Boston bank with experience in making data useful. She has a 3. Her goal: To leverage her data analytics experience and an MBA degree to land a job in marketing at either a consumer packaged goods company or a tech firm. What are her chances? Post a Comment. No comments:. Newer Post Older Post Home.
After going to community college, this Asian-American professional landed at a University of California campus and went on to work in the insurance industry. For the past year and one half, this year-old has been working in wealth management for Guardian Life where he is on a task force exploring the impact on the insurance industry of autonomous vehicles. With a GMAT and a 3. Once a professional cellist, he landed a job in the mail room of a Big Four accounting firm and literally worked his way up into a consulting job for its healthcare practice. With a 3. What all three of these candidates and more share in common is the desire to gain an MBA experience at one of the very best business schools in the world. Do they have the raw stats and experience to get in?