An MBA graduate of the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, Aparna subsequently served as an Associate Director of Admissions at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. In that role, she evaluated over 1,000 applications, conducted interviews and managed recruiting, waitlist and admissions decisions for several international and domestic regions. Aparna has also served on high-profile admissions panels at national MBA tours and forums. Her background includes brand management positions at Kraft Foods North America as well as strategy consulting at CapGemini Ernst & Young. Aparna earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She speaks conversational Hindi.