Alina Z.

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Wharton grad and Wharton TBD moderator, she also speaks Russian and French.

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Alina is an MBA graduate of The Wharton School where she majored in strategic management. She was selected to serve as an Admissions Fellow, where her responsibilities included facilitating Wharton Team-based Discussions and conducting individual applicant interviews as part of Wharton’s MBA admissions process. Alina was also elected as co-president of the Consulting Club and the Leadership Development Officer of Wharton Women in Business. She worked in private equity and hedge fund capital raising and investor relations at Lazard and Citadel LLC, respectively, before moving into management consulting. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science cum laude from Yale University, studied in France and Japan, and did independent research in India and Russia. Her language skills include Russian and French.

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What clients are saying about Alina.

“The [Wharton Team-Based Discussion Practice] session with Alina prepared me to be more flexible to suggestions. The additional advice afterward was certainly helpful for myself to better understand ways that I can leave an impact if my desired role may be pre-emptively taken.”

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