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February 8, 2022 4:14pm ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Cornell / Johnson, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern, U. Washington / Foster, UCLA Anderson
Intake Year: 2023
Pre-MBA Career: Revenue & Growth Finance
Post-MBA Target Industry: Technology
GMAT: 730
GPA: 3.2
Years of Work Experience: 3
Location: San Francisco
Post MBA Location: San Francisco

Personal Background
-27F, Straight
-Ethnicity: Asian, White, Arab
-Background: Adopted with 2 moms (White, Arab) so do not closely identify as Asian, though I look it

-#1 public university: Mechanical Engineering and Economics
-3.2GPA (undiagnosed health disorder)
-GMAT #1: 730 (45Q / 45V / 8IR / 6AWA)
-GMAT #2: 730 (49Q / 41V / 7IR / 6AWA)

Work Ex.
-1 year muni banking @ MM
-2 years strategic finance at SaaS unicorn, hired @ higher title, 1 promotion
-3 months growth finance at InsureTech unicorn, hired @ higher title (think Lemonade or Root but private)
-Considering moving to new company for APM / startup PM role if possible this spring

-2 years board member for local LGBT-based athletics org
-2 years board member for URM business club in college, still provide support
-Forte MBALaunch Fellow

Why MBA?
-Why I want one/Post-MBA goal: I want to pivot to product management in SF Bay Area tech
- Why I want one now: I'm ready to move beyond finance
-Timeline: Applying Fall 2022 or 2023