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Mr. Healthcare PM

About Me:

Undergraduate in Neuroscience with years of academic research. Employee #1 at a health tech company overseeing product. The company went on to acquisition. Worked at the acquiring company for 1.5 years being promoted twice to become product manager overseeing an entire vertical. Went on to be a product manager at a leading pharma company.


Undergrad School: Top 30 Undergrad

Undergrad Major: Neuroscience

GPA: 2.8

GMAT: 730

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Pro-bono mission based consulting, Health-tech advisor

Work History:

Title: Head of Product

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Product Manager

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

Leading product for a digital health startup, pivoting company focus into an emerging area (telehealth) which eventually brought us to acquisition by a major public med device company.

Post MBA Goal:

Would love to attend Booth for their MBA/MS in Computer Science to become a top-quality product manager and go on to work for a major technology company that is currently creating a presence in healthcare (think Google, Apple, Amazon).


Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, Yale


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 20%

    You have an impressive background with a really stellar record in healthcare, a field that many think will be the next big frontier for elite MBA graduates, given healthcare’s importance and its influence in our economy and future economic growth. And your background should really make it easy for a business school to get you that dream job at Google, Apple or Amazon. The red flag in this application is obviously your low undergraduate GPA of 2.8. For a white male applying to these schools that is very low. Sure, it’s in neuroscience but you have to remember that you are competing against candidates who have gone to Ivy League schools, have 3.8 GPAs and higher and may have even more impressive work backgrounds …

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