Hey everyone, long time reader, first time poster. Let me start by saying I understand that I am lucky to have the dilemma I currently have. Anyways, on to the question.
I was admitted to HBS 2+2 last year around the time I graduated from state school with a chemical engineering degree. For the last year and a half (and until next July) I have been working at a Fortune 15 company in their management/supply chain/engineering leadership program. Although I could matriculate to HBS next fall, I want to use an extra 1-2 years to align my experiences before HBS to better reflect my post-MBA goals (and to swing for the fences because of my fall back to b-school). After school, I am most interested in VC (which is almost impossible to get into) so I figured the move was either trying to network into a pre-MBA VC role or joining a seed funded startup to set myself up for success.
Any suggestions, tips or alternative viewpoints as I go down this path?
Also, I'm happy to give my two cents on the 2+2 application process, ask away.