Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Navy Vet
GRE 310, GPA 2.6
Kellogg | Ms. Retail To Technology
GMAT 670, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Aspiring FinTech Entrepreneur
GMAT 750, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Fill In The Gaps
GRE 330, GPA 3.21
Darden | Mr. Military Communications Officer
GRE Not taken yet, GPA 3.4
INSEAD | Mr. Behavioral Changes
GRE 336, GPA 5.8/10
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Texas Recruiter
GMAT 770, GPA 3.04
USC Marshall | Mr. Strategy Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 4.0
UCLA Anderson | Ms. Qualcomm Quality
GMAT 660, GPA 3.4
HEC Paris | Mr. Introverted Dancer
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Entertainment Agency
GMAT 750, GPA 3.8
Chicago Booth | Mr. Quant
GMAT 750, GPA 3.7
Ross | Mr. Top 25 Hopeful
GMAT 680, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Well-Traveled Nonprofit Star
GRE 322, GPA 3.0
Yale | Mr. Gay Social Scientist
GMAT 740, GPA 2.75 undergrad, 3.8 in MS
Wharton | Mr. MBA When Ready
GMAT 700 (expected), GPA 3.3
London Business School | Mr. Low Undergrad GPA
GMAT 760, GPA 65/100 (1.0)
Chicago Booth | Ms. Hotel Real Estate
GMAT 730, GPA 3.75
Chicago Booth | Mr. EduTech
GRE 337, GPA 3.9
Columbia | Mr. Infra-Finance
GMAT 710, GPA 3.68
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Vigor
GMAT 740, GPA 3.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Ms. Comeback Kid
GMAT 780, GPA 2.6
London Business School | Mr. Family Investment Fund
GMAT 790, GPA 3.0
HEC Paris | Ms. Freelancer
GMAT 710, GPA 5.3
MIT Sloan | Mr. Sans-Vertebrae
GMAT 730, GPA 3.78
INSEAD | Mr. Business Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 3.0

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 …

    2 months ago Read the full review

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 22%

  • 8% | 1 month ago

  • 10% | 1 month ago

  • 1)% | 1 month ago

    1
  • 10% | 2 months ago

  • 5% | 2 months ago

  • 10% | 2 months ago

  • 70% | 2 months ago

  • 80% | 2 months ago

  • 95% | 2 months ago

  • 95% | 2 months ago

  • 50% | 2 months ago

  • 70% | 2 months ago

  • 0%% | 2 months ago

  • 5% | 2 months ago

  • 10% | 2 months ago

Rate The Odds of Acceptance