At mbaMission, our consultants are more than just graduates of the world’s top MBA programs—we are also expert communicators who possess an unparalleled knowledge of the admissions process. Each week, we highlight one member of our team who has committed his/her professional life to helping you get into business school.
After graduating from Smith College, where she was layout editor and staff writer for the college newspaper, The Sophian, Pamela Jaffe moved to New York to pursue a career in advertising. She spent several years developing communications for major international brands in the United States and abroad. As associate international brand director for one of Nestlé’s global agencies in Paris, she focused on the development of water communications, specializing in the Middle Eastern region. Pamela then returned to the United States to attend Columbia Business School, after which she became a strategy consultant with BearingPoint and again had the opportunity to work abroad—this time in Asia. Pamela has also held internal strategy roles at Weight Watchers and IBM. Several of Pamela’s business school admissions essays have been published by Vault.
Received MBA from: Columbia Business School
Undergraduate field of study: Economics
Fields worked in prior to mbaMission: Advertising, consulting, strategy and analytics (industry)
Working style: Blunt but personable. I am incredibly honest with my opinions but try to make the process as enjoyable as possible.
What past clients are saying:
“Your work with me—starting from intimately getting to know my profile and goals, to refining essays and preparing for the interview—has helped me produce a convincing application. The professionalism and dedication with which you conduct your work is simply impressive. In turn, I’m inspired to endeavor to have my life’s work be excellent and bring positive change to people.”
“Thank you so, so much for all of your help and returning revisions ahead of schedule, etc. And especially your help and answering questions right at the end of the process. There is no way I could have done this with out you! I truly appreciate all of your help!”