Author: Dela Gbordzoe

Dela Gbordzoe

Dela is a second year MBA in the Class of 2019 from Houston, Texas. During his summer, he interned with Google's Customer and Partner Operations Group in Sunnyvale, CA. During the fall of 2018, Dela interned at DraftKings in Boston within the Product Operations group, focusing on NASCAR and the NHL. Prior to MIT, Dela worked for 7 years in accounting and finance. Dela enjoys Texas A&M sports, collecting sports memorabilia, and being an early adopter for all things related to tech.


Reflections of a Former Round 2 MBA Applicant

Just about two years ago, I was contemplating my strategy to apply in Round 2 for the MBA program. I was nervous as I was still taking the GMAT, corralling my recommenders, and also persuading them to take time away from their holiday break to write my recommendations. But, … Read more 

First Half Semester Reflections

To say that my journey through the first semester has been a whirlwind is an understatement. Through the first 2 months, my core team (assigned group of six to seven students from my “ocean” or cohort) has gelled to become best of friends and we can count on each other … Read more