An MBA graduate of The Wharton School, Ms. Gruda emphasized marketing and strategic management. While attending Wharton, she also worked in the admissions office analyzing applicant essays on behalf of the admissions staff. Since business school graduation, she has successfully advised a range of applicants targeting top-tier MBA programs. Ms. Gruda’s professional background includes management roles at Google in New York City and Toronto, as well as positions with Amazon and McKinsey & Company. She has lived in the US, Canada and Australia. Ms. Gruda earned a bachelor of commerce at McGill University with concentration in marketing, math and psychology.