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mbaMission Consultant Spotlight: Kevin Shen

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.

Kevin ShenKevin Shen received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. While at Wharton, Kevin worked closely with the admissions office as a co-chair of Winter Welcome Weekend in his first year and as a member of the admissions committee in his second year. After graduating from Wharton, Kevin moved to London, where he worked for an Internet start-up in the entertainment industry, initially focusing on business intelligence and later managing the company’s social media and nontraditional marketing strategies. Kevin created and supervised the start-up’s content for Twitter and Facebook, and wrote copy for both the company Web site and various offline marketing materials. In addition, Kevin has worked in information security consulting in New York and in international marketing and new initiatives for a Las Vegas casino. Kevin graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in computer systems engineering and a master’s in sociology.

Quick Facts:

Received MBA from: The Wharton School
Undergraduate field of study: Computer systems engineering (BS), sociology (MA)
Fields worked in before mbaMission: Information security consulting (NY), international marketing in gaming (internship, Las Vegas), business intelligence and marketing (Internet start-up, London)
Working style: Laid back and efficient

What Past Clients are Saying:

“Kevin provided me with tremendous support while writing the essays. His talent lies in guiding you with discussions/comments to put down on paper a strong and clear message of who you really are and how you will contribute to the school (which is what schools are looking for)!”

“I want to thank you again for coaching me. Without your help, I would not even make it to the interview. You really helped me write about my life experiences without sounding like a poor victim. I will remember you for life!”

“You were definitely the most helpful admissions consultant that I spoke to, and I really appreciated your words of encouragement.”

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