Logan is a third-year medical student who wants to get an MBA degree. The 28-year-old has a 3.86 GPA with a pre-med major from Brigham Young University and a 331 GRE score. He was co-captain of his college rugby team, a group of players that went on to win a national championship. And his MBA targets include Harvard Business School, Wharton and MIT Sloan.
His post-MBA goal? To work in the health care practice at Bain, BCG or McKinsey, with the ultimate objective of gaining a leadership position in a medical device company, perhaps one that he himself would launch as an entrepreneur. He has already launched a company on the side.
His candidacy is not unlike the Harvard MBA admit we profiled early last year (see Harvard MBA Admit: Battling COVID-19 On The Frontlines). The difference? Logan is a year shy of pursuing his medical residency and unsure if he wants to do it or simply go to business school. Shad Faraz was already a resident surgeon and just completed his first year at Harvard Business School.
In this episode of Fridays With Sandy, HBSGuru.com founder Sandy Kreisberg and Poets&Quants founder John A. Byrne were so impressed with Logan that we both urged him to apply to Stanford–in the third round? Sandy thinks Logan’s chances at Stanford are five times the school’s admit rate. Find out why.
If you would like to participate in a future Fridays With Sandy webinar, you can contact Sandy and P&Q Founder John A Byrne here.
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