How do you demonstrate a ‘Drive to Achieve’?
- Share examples of when you’ve achieved something, against all odds.
- Tell us about a time when you did something difficult or unpleasant in order to get something done.
- Tell us about when you’ve persisted through significant barriers.
- What unusual things have you done that none of your peers would have done?
As a strategy consultant, Amelie Quilichini (CEO, Kolibri) launched and deployed a B2B hardware venture for one of her corporate clients. Alongside her primary career, Amélie trained to become a fitness instructor, which helped her expand her skillset to softer skills. In addition, she continued to play the piano at a semi-professional level at a conservatory even during her studies to become an engineer.
An Economics graduate, Artur Begyan (CTO, Voltz) taught himself machine learning and most of the undergraduate maths curriculum so that he could successfully apply for a Master’s in Statistical Science at the University of Oxford.
Jacob Haddad (CEO, AccuRx) was student union president, set up a TEDx conference, was selected to be a first aid responder at the London Olympics, and got to the final of MasterChef, a top TV cooking show.