#17 - Private Equity Tarzan - Billy Fox
Updated: Jun 19, 2020
Billy is an analyst for a London based growth equity fund that specialises in consumer brands. He recently finished a 1 year MBA at Cass Business School in London. Prior to his MBA he spent nearly 4 years running a logistics business in Congo Brazzaville trucking Heineken and timber around the country.
Never be shy about your past - don't listen to anyone else's reasons about why to do an MBA!
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Who is episode for
This episode is for adventurers, students, applicants, and all those with alternative backgrounds, looking to learn how to approach an MBA when you haven’t even taken the GMAT.
Whether you are looking for your next step or looking for guidance on your next big adventure, tune in to this one.
Some of the things we talk about
Going from cement pouring to getting hired by a private equity firm
Why geography matters when you are looking at economics
Stepping outside your bubble
Approaching an MBA without a GMAT
Learning why time isn’t everything so long as you work for it
Working with the admission program
Real, imperfect reasons people choose an MBA
Why an MBA is an investment in yourself, first and foremost
The three musts of Congo...
If you are a non-traditional applicant and are looking to get a top MBA, message me and let's see if I can help.