Hi everyone! Just came across this program online and it seems super interesting to me. Here’s a bit about my background:
Undergrad School: Small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania, relatively unknown in tech as a first-gen student
Undergrad GPA: 3.96
Internship Experiences: A mix of business analytics and project management roles at top financial services (BlackRock, Coinbase) and Fortune 500 manufacturing companies.
Current Role: I’m working at Microsoft as a Business Program Manager (since last September) on a lot of the digital marketing campaigns for our support offerings.
I’m extremely interested in this program since I’d love to switch into a more technical role (Product Manager, Data Analytics) and don’t have a lot of the data structures, algorithms, and more CS-heavy courses that they look for combining with my current business experiences.
Do I have a shot at this program? Would I need to do anything to possibly strengthen my application? I’m also thinking about the OMSA Program at Georgia Tech and wasn’t sure if I would be better suited for one versus another.