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mbaMission Consultant Spotlight: Andrew Mitchell

Andrew MitchellA 2001 graduate of Harvard University, Andrew Mitchell was a senior consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton before attending Chicago Booth to build his skills and connections in brand management and entrepreneurship. His professional experience includes supporting network defense and national security for the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security, working at Google and founding two companies, including an Internet start-up for which he argued a precedent-setting case before the Federal Election Commission. One of the first Kaplan GMAT instructors to achieve Elite teacher status, Andrew joined Kaplan Test Prep’s GMAT and GRE brand team in 2009 and has been quoted on the topics of the GMAT and business school in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Financial TimesBloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report. As director of GMAT Programs, Andrew created Kaplan’s nationwide Road to Business School meet-and-greet fair and has worked directly with hundreds of business school admissions officers on MBA recruitment, in addition to having conducted admissions interviews for Chicago Booth. He has also taught and tutored college-level English, Spanish, mathematics and electronics. His published writing includes pieces on business leadership, travel, English and math, as well as popular fiction.

Quick Facts:

Received MBA from: Chicago Booth
Undergraduate field of study: Physics and philosophy
Fields worked in before mbaMission: Management consulting, brand management, entrepreneurship, hi-tech
Working style: Straightforward, strategic, narrative- and process-oriented

What Past Clients Are Saying:

“Andrew was fantastic. Despite being located continents away, he was able to make the distance disappear and answer all my questions. I am looking forward to working with him over the next few weeks to craft successful applications.”

“Thanks for your help. You’re the third admissions consultant I’ve spoken to and were by far the most helpful.”




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