Mr. Healthcare Administration & Policy Latino Advocate

About Me:

I am a Mexican immigrant that came to the US at 15 without speaking English and got admission to MIT 3 years later on a full scholarship. I have a rare bleeding disorder that makes it hard to balance life and disease (disability) and have been diagnosed with a mental disorder (taking medications). I am a first generation college student, and worked full time while attending college.


Undergrad School: MIT

Undergrad Major: Chemistry

GPA: 3.4

GRE: 324

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Founder of MIT LBGT+ Alumni Association, and a Board of Directors of two non-profits.

Work History:

Title: Director Clinics

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Health Policy Analyst

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Decreased 12% costs in healthcare clinics I directed.
– Helped shape healthcare policy with the government federally with the RAND Corporation.
– Overcame a major bleeding disorder, mental health disorder, disability, and immigration not knowing the language to graduate at MIT
– Volunteer in LBGT+ organizations and advocate for healthcare

Post MBA Goal:

I want to transition to biotech and work in creating new business models for medicine production and development. My goal is to be appointed to a higher-level healthcare delivery systems board of directors.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Healthcare Administration & Policy Latino Advocate,
    It sounds like you’ve overcome a lot of challenges on your journey. Your perseverance and grit are impressive. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong professional achievements and impact, active leader in your community, unique personal story. That said, your GPA and GRE are a shade below the average at HBS. It sounds like you overcame personal challenges while in college. Do consider explaining the circumstances that affected your GPA in the optional essay. If you have time, consider retaking the GRE. Even a small bump could make your application more competitive. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe what motivates you to …

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