Benjamin Hokenson

Benjamin Hokenson

Providence, Rhode Island

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Ben is a member of the class of 2024 at Brown University, concentrating in International and Public Affairs and Entrepreneurship. Ben is an incoming Summer 2023 Analyst for Goldman Sachs in New York.

At Brown, Ben is the Co-President of The Higher Keys (an a capella group) and the Co-President of LatinX in Business and Leadership. Ben also serves in Brown Consulting Club. Ben is running an insight series on Japanese entrepreneurship at Brown and has run his own tech consulting firm through which he worked with a venture founded by a Brown alum.

Ben is passionate about helping high school students craft strong application narratives.

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Academic Record

Brown University

Bachelor , GPA: 3.82

International and Public Affairs as major

Entrepreneurship as major

Sept. 1, 2020 ~ May 25, 2024

Work Experiences

Total Consulting Experiences: 3.3 years

Freshman Leadership Accelerator Student

Bain and Company

April 7, 2021 ~ now , 2.5 years

Developing leadership skills via mentorship with executives at Bain & Company alongside other students with underrepresented backgrounds.


Ivy Dreamers LLC.

Aug. 25, 2020 ~ now , 3.1 years

Hired former Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal’s “The Future of Everything.” Created college essay review service. Clients received admission offers to Brown University, Harvard College, University of Pennsylvania, and other top schools.Transitioned company to a consulting firm. Consulting for FAMERA INC., a tech venture founded by a Brown alum that mixes video games with calls. Designing FAMERA INC.’s business development tactics and running growth operations.

Application Writing Mentor

Crimson Education

May 20, 2020 ~ now , 3.3 years

Guided high school seniors through essay writing portions of applications to top US institutions. Students gained admission to top schools such as Columbia University and MIT.

Investment Research Analyst


Sept. 1, 2020 ~ Dec. 1, 2020 , 0.2 years

Researched catalysts of the indoor air quality market and briefed company directors in weekly meetings developing CosaTron’s business development/fundraising strategy. Built a 5-year financial projection model and created CosaTron’s core investor presentation for an ongoing capital raise.





School Categories

Ivy League

Liberal Arts Colleges

Schools in the East Coast USA

Top 30 US News National Universities

University of California


Behavioral Economics

Economics and History

English Language & Literature

Literary Arts

Music Performance

Music and Theater Arts

Teaching English as a Second Language

Major Categories



Public Affairs

Social Sciences and Humanities

Accepted Applications

Fall 2021

Brown University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Columbia College, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Cornell University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Georgetown College, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Harvard University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

University of Pennsylvania, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Fall 2020

Brown University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Harvard University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Stanford University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Licenses & Certificates


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Ordered Package

Personal Statement Coaching

Past Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Bachelor, Major: Psychology, GPA: 3.93

Sept. 1, 2009 ~ May 20, 2013

Standardized Tests

GMAT (800.0): 730.0

Personal Statement Coaching

Standard enrollment, 5 schools

I work to help students craft excellent personal statements by offering suggestions for elevating narratives as well as increasing word use efficiency.

1. Essay Editing

$ 60

2 days, Upon receipt of draft, includes 1 comprehensive round of comments and 1 round of language edits.


$ 60