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Candidate:

Mr. Low GRE

About Me:

Middle Eastern (From the Gulf). Come from a middle-class family. Both parents have PhDs. Graduated magna cum laude, with internships in Bloomberg and my school’s endowment fund. Worked in public policy after graduation at the center of government. Very selective and prestigious jobs. Worked on many projects that shaped domestic public policy.

Details:

Undergrad School: Ranked Top 150 in the US

Undergrad Major: Finance and Economics

GPA: 3.7

GRE: 314

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Spent 2 years helping hundreds of low income farmers achieve greater sustenance by helping them sell their produce.

Work History:

Title: Senior Policy Analyst

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Center of Government/ G20

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Worked on the G20 Summits from 2018 to 2020. Helped hundreds of farmers in an agricultural region increase their incomes.

Post MBA Goal:

Want to work in consulting to gain first-hand broad experience in the private sector. Eventually, I want to go back to the center of government in a senior leadership position to help shape the country’s public policies.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Columbia, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    You have a fascinating background and clearly have been exposed to major issues in your government role. I see two hurdles you have to overcome to get an HBS invite for an interview: 1) Your GRE score of 314 is 12 points below the class average of 326, and 2) Your graduation from a top 150 school means that you are not coming from a feeder college or university to HBS. Neither of these two drawbacks will make you dead on arrival, but they have to be overcome by other aspects of your application. The honest-to-goodness tough love here is to retake the GRE and get at least the class average. That would put you in a much better place for HBS and your other …

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