A fascinating career story. To make it work
for “top-5” level programs, here are some tips:
• Don’t rely on the facts of the story. Rather, infuse your reflections and insights from this experience into your application to show that what you’ll really “bring to the MBA table” as a result of it.
• Also, the whole trajectory is interesting. But you, the whole person, are the applicant, so don’t neglect to show personal and professional growth throughout this trajectory.
• Since you plan a career shift in terms of industry for [urlhttp://info.accepted.com
/mba/why-mba]your goals[/url], show your understanding of this industry (studying the topic in school is different than the day-to-day reality of the industry) .
• Discuss how your experience in your current industry is relevant and helpful in your target industry.
Senior Advisor, Accepted
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