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Cheryl C.

Cheryl C.

Stanford MBA prep perfect for those interested in applying!

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Studied at Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Works at Gravity Speakers

Available tomorrow at 4:00 PM UTC

Usually responds within 6 hours

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Cheryl's Coaching Offerings

Nail the Stanford MBA Application

Nail the Stanford MBA Application

$3,50018h of coaching

Custom hourly coaching · $150/hour

Get help with Essays, School Selection, and .

Browse Cheryl's coaching offerings for Undergrad

Cheryl's MBA Qualifications

Open to working with clients outside the U.S.

Currently earning my MBA from Stanford, I'm still up to date on the intricacies of the application process and the qualities that top business schools seek in their students. My diverse background in investment banking, private equity, tech, and venture capital enables me to provide valuable advice on storytelling and career development, helping candidates align their goals with the right MBA programs. My strong communication skills and empathetic nature allow me to connect with clients on both a coaching and personal level. Would love to work with you!

Cheryl can help with:


School Selection

Application Strategy




Secondary Review

Cheryl also coaches for Undergrad

About Cheryl

I'm passionate about the power of storytelling because it has allowed me to explore these industries and career paths. Before Stanford GSB, I was the Head of Venture Growth and Partnerships at Republic, an investment platform democratizing access to private markets. I joined as full-time employee #10 in 2018 and was instrumental in its growth to unicorn status ($1BN valuation). In other direct investing roles, I am scout for Lightspeed and an investment partner at The Community Fund, writing checks to 20+ companies in community centric startups, particularly healthcare and web3. I'm also the co-founder of VCFamilia, a community of 340+ Latine investors supporting peers and founders through collaboration. I've also been in traditional investment banking and private equity. She holds a BA in Economics with honors from Harvard University. Good storytelling lies in its ability to engage, inspire, and connect with others on a deeper level. By incorporating storytelling into college, grad school, or job applications, you can lead with authenticity, highlight what makes you special, and have a higher chance of reaching your goal. We'd work together to make an action plan in the timeframe you need. I've been helped by so many people in my life and through coaching I'd love to help you on your journey. Feel free to reach out and I'm excited to get to know you!

Why do I coach?

Coaching has done wonders for me all through my life, from SAT coaching, college consulting, to executive coaching most recently as leadership at a unicorn startup. I would like to give back and be a part of someone's growth journey.

Work Experience

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Paid Public Speaker

Gravity Speakers

January 2022 - Present

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Venture Scout

Lightspeed Venture Partners

2021 - Present

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Investment Partner

The Community Fund VC

2021 - Present

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2021 - Present

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Head of Venture Growth and Partnerships

Republic Startup

August 2018 - August 2022

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Investment Banking Analyst

Barclays Bank US

June 2015 - February 2017


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Stanford Graduate School of Business

Masters of Business Administration

2022 - 2024

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Harvard University


2011 - 2015

BA, Economics cum laude

Cheryl C.

Cheryl C.