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Candidate:

Mr. Infantry Commander

About Me:

Undergraduate GPA reflects the immaturity I had as a young man. Online grad program GPA of 3.667 shows improvement I’ve made educationally. Work experience successfully leading 130 Soldiers also illustrates increased maturity. Also served as lead planner, designing, resourcing, and implementing multiple training exercises with 3-5000 Soldiers including three multinational partner forces.

Details:

Undergrad School: Ohio University

Undergrad Major: Outdoor Recreation and Education

GPA: 3.178

GMAT: 730

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Intelligence Operations

School Name: American Military University

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Rifle Company Commander

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 7 yrs, 6 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Utilize the MBA experience to expand my knowledge and network to assist on future Army roles. Goal is to move into Force Management or Acquisitions to modernize the military’s systems and prevent near-peer overmatch.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Georgetown McDonough

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    More typically, HBS loves graduates of the miliary academies. In Harvard’s MBA Class of 2020, for example, the United States Naval Academy was represented by a dozen HBS graduates, while the U.S. Military Academy at West Point was represented by seven HBS grads. You might be wondering how many HBS grads this year earned their undergraduate degrees from Ohio University. It was zero. Add to these facts a 3.2 GPA, the fact that you would be 31 at matriculation, and some might argue that you are dead on arrivial. Not me. Since you are upfront about your earlier lack of maturity as a reason for your low undergrad grades, I buy that. As someone who has served our country for the past seven years plus, …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 4%

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    Low GPA and weak military profile for HBS.
  • 5% | 1 week ago

    HBS just doesn't seem realistic for you. Your GMAT is in the right area, but you're old (and HBS hates that), have a very low GPA for HBS, and your military service doesn't jump off the page. Darden and Ross are reasonable targets.

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