Kristin Li

E'19, W'19

Kristin is a senior studying Business Analytics and Computer Science. She plans to enter consulting after graduation.


L's Taken

20

"Thank you for applying but..." Jobs

  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • ZS Associates
  • McKinsey
  • Strategy&
  • A.T. Kearney
  • Wayfair
  • Airbnb
  • Facebook
  • Microsoft
  • Yelp
  • Workday
  • Lyft
  • Asana
  • FiscalNote
  • Quorum
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Prophet
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Hulu

5

Clubs that "weren't a good fit"

  • Social Impact Consulting
  • Penn Social Entrepreneurship Movement
  • Strictly Funk
  • Marketing Undergraduate Student Establishment
  • Hype

3

Everyday L's of Life

  • Getting the wrong order from NomNomBowl, going back to switch it, and then dropping the new bowl on the ground and falling in a puddle on my way back to class
  • Twisting my ankle at a trampoline park and then falling down the stairs the next day
  • Forgetting my umbrella, going outside just as it starts pouring, and getting inside just as it stops

3

Failures That Seemed Like the End of the World Back Then But Don't Matter in Hindsight

  • Getting rejected from the LSM dual degree program
  • Losing club elections
  • Performing the worst in my group in MGMT100
On the Bright Side

6

Memories I Made While I Wasn’t Studying/Working

  • Skipping around in onesies with best friends until late into the night
  • Trips to Boston to dance my heart out with all of West Philly Swingers
  • An unforgettably tasty thanksgiving potluck with enough heartwarming feels to warm up Harnwell Dungeon of all places
  • All the times the people important to me made time to be present with each other
  • Cramming 6 people into a bedroom made for 2 and enjoying late nights of chatting with no wifi or distractions
  • Many, many cuddle puddles

9

Books I've Read For Fun

  • The Three-Body Problem
  • The Leavers
  • For One More Day
  • The Time Keeper
  • Flash Boys
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Inferno
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • Corporate Finance, 10th Edition (just kidding)

5

Unconventional Skills

  • Needle felting
  • Knowledge of two breakdancing freezes but nothing more
  • Random allergies
  • Kind of knowing how to shuffle like those kids at the EDM shows
  • Making pigeon sounds