Candidate:

Mr. Agriculturalist

About Me:

I am currently working with an NGO in rural Sub-Saharan Africa on creating a market for soybeans to incentivize sustainable farming practices. I spent the first 2.5 years of my career leading the successful restructuring of a large bankrupt US commercial dairy farm. On the side, I’m a classical violinist and teach music at an after-school program.

Details:

Undergrad School: Cornell University

Undergrad Major: Agriculture & Animal Science

GPA: 3.86

GRE: 327

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Music Teacher, and a Classical Violinist.

Work History:

Title: Agribusiness & Economic Developer

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: NGO

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Farm Manager

Industry: Agriculture

Company: Farm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

Seeing a multilingual team of 7 work past their differences and overcome major obstacles together at work.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m passionate about agriculture & want to use an MBA to move into the investments side of agriculture.

Schools:

Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Cornell Johnson, Kellogg, Ross, Duke Fuqua, USC Marshall

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    You are a classical violinist and work for an NGO in rural Sub-Saharan Africa? Besides, you went to an Ivy and came out with a 3.86 GPA and racked up a 327 on the GRE. That’s just one point below Yale’s 328 class average last year. What we don’t know is your Q score on the GRE. That is an important element at Yale admissions. The median GRE Q score at Yale is 164. If you hit that number or are just a point below it, I think your odds at Yale are very good. If you are below it by more than a point, I would begin to lower you odds. I am going to assume you hit the Q average. I hope to …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 25%

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