ARINGO clients who worked with Lauren were admitted to MBA programs at Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Booth, MIT, Kellogg, Columbia, NYU, Berkeley, UCLA, LBS, Duke, Tuck, Yale, Cornell, Michigan, McCombs, Babson, Georgetown, Boston College, Mendoza and many more.
Lauren received her MBA from Harvard Business School in 2013, and her BA in political science from Stanford University in 2006. Lauren applied to six business schools, and was accepted at all of them. She has worked with many applicants to share her approach and insights from her application process.
Prior to business school, Lauren spent five years expanding access to finance for the poor in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. She worked on mobile phone banking and value chain finance projects for the US Agency for International Development. Additionally, she spent a year working in Venezuela for a microfinance NGO; helping it expand to 15 countries.
After graduating from Harvard Business School, Lauren joined J.P. Morgan’s Management Associate Program, a 2 year leadership training. For the past five years, she has focused on leading a Commercial Banking team in Oregon, redesigning new client onboarding, and supporting Healthcare, Higher Education, and Nonprofit clients.