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Alyssa Apolonio

Alyssa holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to business school, Alyssa worked as a consultant at Accenture in the education space. Post consulting, Alyssa obtained her MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. While at Darden, Alyssa served as a Career Coach for Darden's Career Services Office. Since graduating, Alyssa has been an alumni admissions interviewer.  She has deep expertise in technology, consulting, operations, and talent acquisition. Her passions are within the human capital space, coaching, and mentorship.

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Will Spruill

Will's formal education includes a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law; an MBA degree from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business; and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a minor in classical music performance (violin) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a lawyer, Will worked in the private sector as an attorney assisting Fortune 500 companies on their legal matters. He also worked in Washington, DC at the Department of Justice in the civil litigation department. Will has a passion for helping others and has devoted his time to coaching applicants on how to gain admission to top law schools and business schools across the nation.

Yousaf Sajid

Yousaf’s formal education includes an MBA degree from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Science from the University of Virginia. Yousaf spent time at a community nonprofit managing service programs to 115 nonprofits and schools. He has had the opportunity to provide personal leadership development training to over 1000 UVA students and counseled college students in matters of career development, leadership development, and higher education. Yousaf has a deep passion for helping others communicate their best selves and developed that passion as an admissions interviewer for Darden and a career liaison for 70 of his MBA classmates.


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BeSpoke’s Advisory Board is a network of current and former admissions representatives and MBA graduates and professionals who have inside knowledge into the MBA admissions process at top-tier business schools and experience interviewing candidates for MBA programs. Additionally, members of the Advisory Board have experience spanning a range of industries, from consulting and financial services to consumer packaged goods and technology.