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April 13, 2024 4:44am ET
Applying: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Georgetown / McDonough, Johns Hopkins / Carey, Temple / Fox
Pre-MBA Career: Fortune 100 financial firms (HR and corporate services functions)
Post-MBA Target Industry: Undecided
GPA: 2.5
Years of Work Experience: 3
Location: USA
Post MBA Location: NYC

- Black woman
- Poor GPA was due to health senior year (was a 3.1-3.3 each year pre-senior year)
- Studied sociology at non-target
- National award/grant-winning, published author
- Strong volunteer experience (5 years at same position w/some leadership)
- Currently unemployed/"job hopping" background due to job market and post-COVID health situation (strongest/longest experience was 2 years in HR at Fortune 100)
- Strong background in academic research and writing
- Zero quant background
- Interested in ESG, consulting, or HR post-MBA, but still deciding