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Seattle-based entrepreneur Michael Peres’ Mega-GMAT resources file aides 120,000 MBA aspirants

Software Engineer and travel entrepreneur Michael Peres have teamed up with venture capitalist Ariana Desiree Thacker to create a Mega-GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) resources folder that can be easily accessed by aspiring Masters in Business Administration (MBA) students.

Peres, a 29-year-old native of Montreal Canada, is receiving thousands of requests daily from his website https://michaelperes.com/resource-files/ and LinkedIn account www.linkedin.com/in/mikeyperes from individuals who need help with their GMAT preparations.

Seen below is one of Peres’ LinkedIn posts requesting people to comment on their email to gain access to the GMAT resources. This post generated over 1600 requests from interested individuals.

Peres and Thacker are successful entrepreneurs who committed themselves to help others without expecting something in return.

Since the Mega-GMAT folders became accessible in 2018, it has given access to over 120,000 individuals. The number continues to increase at present.

The Mega-GMAT resource folder contains links to ebooks, free GMAT tutorials, and exams, application materials, as well as Thacker’s Quick B-School Tips, to Save Time and Money.

Meanwhile, grateful recipients of the Mega-GMAT resources file have been sending messages of appreciation to Peres and Thacker.

Just as Peres receives thousands of email requests for access to the Mega-GMAT folder daily, his inbox similarly comes full with messages of thanks detailing how the recipients benefited GMAT resources. 

LinkedIn followers Nicolas Gomez, Vaanya Gauri, and Merilloyd Lim stressed their admiration for Peres’ dedicating time to gather all the valuable resource materials and giving them away for free.

Other followers such as Suraj B and Stuti Ahlawat acknowledged that the Mega-GMAT resource file was really helping them in their GMAT preparations.

Ikjot Singh, even quipped how good he feels about the world because people like Peres, who think selflessly of others, exist.

On the other hand, Danielle Ukaogo expressed gratitude for the tireless and diligent effort Peres is doing especially giving time answering to all email requests daily.

Mabinouri Agboola and Shailendra Chaudhary also stressed that as an act of paying forward, they are compelled to share the resource materials to others as it would greatly help in their GMAT preparations.

Also, Melissa Franco and Mokhamad Dwiki and Richa Asthana, emphasized the innate goodness Peres have after creating the free resources that are really valuable for aspiring MBAs like them.

Even Training and Placement Officer Dr. Ankit Khan expressed his gratitude for the “great” resource that he can share with his students to expand their “knowledge horizon.”

Peres is the owner of companies Hexa Tiger and Hecto Fox, which have been successful in the business of web hosting and web development, generating over 400 clients in a span of 3 years. 

Currently, Peres is doing free work to establish trust with his clients and believes that when starting out, a company should focus on learning how to offer value, hone their skills rather than prioritizing on dollar earnings. 

Peres also does free consulting and mentoring for students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) related fields.

Aside from Mega-GMAT, Peres also created MBA resource files in collaboration with Lucas Miller a local business author, and venture capitalist Arianna Thacker. The MBA Summaries have given access to over 54,000 individuals since 2018.  Just recently, he also teamed up with product manager and travel hacker Julien Bortz to create resource folders on the best credit cards to use when traveling, which has reached over 3,000 people at present.

Peres was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 9. He looks at this disability as a strength to continually create innovative ways to help him and other people gain control of their personal and professional lives the way they want it to happen.

Software Engineer, Michael Peres, battled ADHD to success

A software engineer and successful entrepreneur are defying the struggles of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by doing the things he loves and earning from it.

Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Peres, also a mathematician and travel entrepreneur, is looking at ADHD as an asset rather than a liability.

Peres was able to transform his hyperactivity disorder into an energy source that fuels his mind and body to create successful businesses – the Hecto Fox and Hexa Tiger, web hosting and web development companies that are getting popular at present, now reaching over 400 clienteles in just a span of 3 years.

Peres was diagnosed with ADHD and other learning disorders at 9 years old. His mother was so concerned with his condition that she made sure he consistently take his prescribed medication Ritalin, an extended-release stimulant. 

ADHD can be a serious condition that when left untreated, can lead to frustrations and further psychological problems throughout a person’s life.

Although Peres’ complains about the side effects of the drug, the times when Ritalin works made him unstoppable. These are the times when his creative ideas come out, providing him with an avenue to channel the negative energies of ADHD into something worthwhile. 

As a child, Peres suffered the stigma of ADHD. He was always labelled as having learning disabilities. He needed to have a separate learning environment as secular education was difficult for his condition. Socially, he could not also relate with peers so he devised ways in order to accommodate his needs. 

Peres found his passion for computers. Because he could not connect with other peers, he would lock himself in a room, learning about technology. His knowledge about computers also helped him earn at a young age as his high school and the community where he lived would ask for him to solve their computer problems.

Peres, who hails from a Jewish community in Montreal, Quebec Canada, completed his bachelor degree in Computer Science in the same city. 

He had challenges while in college, but with a positive mindset, he engineered solutions to address the difficulty of learning in a regular class by going to the library and educating himself. He would only come to class during exams, which proved effective as he was able to complete courses related to Calculus, Linear Algebra, Physics, and Java Programming. Later, he finished a degree in Mathematics from Yeshiva University in New York City doing the same technique.

According to Peres, it is up to the person with ADHD to learn to deal with the disability and make the challenging situation into a manageable one, engineering solutions to fit one’s dreams or ambition.

Today, Peres made a vow to help other people with a similar condition as his. He created a program called Breaking 9 to 5, Breaking 9 to 5, which introduces a 10 step program designed to help entrepreneurs like him to watch over their businesses while enjoying the benefits of travelling.