International Business

Poets&Quants MBA Watch | Mr. Rural Ed To International Business

About Me:

I taught 8th Grade English for two years in rural North Carolina, then spent two years at the U.S. Department of Education in higher education policy. I am matriculating at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins this Fall, with the hope of obtaining a dual degree with one of their MBA partner programs the following year.

I’m not sure if what I’m saying comes off as too vague, but I’d love to understand more of what could be improved in my profile. As a dual-degree seeker, I’m a somewhat unorthodox MBA watch profile, and I’m not sure if that inhibits my profile’s overall assessment worth. I’m hoping not, so I thought I’d see what people here think could happen.

Details:

Undergrad School: Michigan State

Undergrad Major: International Relations

GPA: 3.6

GRE: 329

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MA – International Relations (To be completed)

School Name: Johns Hopkins

Extracurriculars: Tutoring elementary school students, coaching middle school sports, and Intramural Sports (Soccer, Basketball).

Work History:

Title: Project Assistant/Manager

Industry: Education

Company: US Gov

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: English Teacher

Industry: Education

Company: Teach For America

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Selected from a competitive pool of applicants into TFA’s Teaching Corps (7% acceptance rate).
– Led team in the oversight of 14B in government aid to 5,000 colleges and universities.
– Accepted with Dean’s Scholarship to Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Post MBA Goal:

Attempting to triple jump into international business, with sights set on post-MBA consulting before moving into a multinational management position.