Candidate:

Mr. Military, Policy, & Neurodiversity

About Me:

I am a veteran of the National Guard. I also have 4 years of work experience in government affairs (lobbying and research). I was diagnosed with autism recently and since then have become very involved in disability and neurodiversity inclusion.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Considering: Kellogg, Chicago Booth, Tuck, Ross

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Non HYP Ivy

Undergrad Major: Political Science

GPA: 3.65

GRE: 330

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Board Member of Local Autistic Advocacy Group

Work History:

Title: Manager of Policy

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Industry Association

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Title: National Guardsman

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 6 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Work: Created an initiative to monitor state laws during COVID working with hundreds of people, changed 30 state laws.
Nonprofit: Worked to remove age limits for autistic people to receive insurance benefits.
In the military: Revamped inventory management for $1M of equipment.

Post MBA Goal:

Social impact consulting in short term, and a long-term goal of running a neurodiversity inclusion nonprofit or startup.

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  • Admissionado | Odds Assessment: 30%

    This is the most compelling HBS assessment request I’ve read in a little bit! You have the pedigree that Harvard seeks to vet it’s candidates: good academic performance at an Ivy UG, a GRE score in line with HBS’ average (327 – though the average for the Indian/Asian male demo is probably a bit higher), military service (a core professional constituency for any M7 MBA class), and demonstrated “service mentality” that guides mission-driven action outside of work. Your autism EC advocacy efforts are indeed a secret sauce, especially in the context of your own autism journey. Your conventional accomplishments would dispel any (likely preconceived and biased) notions about your managerial potential and interpersonal skills as an autistic person. M7 adcoms are looking to maximize return …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 20%

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  • 30% | 2 months ago

    This is the most compelling HBS assessment request I’ve read in a little bit! You have the pedigree that Harvard seeks to vet it’s candidates: good academic performance at an Ivy UG, a GRE score in line with HBS’ average (327 - though the average for the Indian/Asian male demo is probably a bit higher), military service (a core professional constituency for any M7 MBA class), and demonstrated “service mentality” that guides mission-driven action outside of work. Your autism EC advocacy efforts are indeed a secret sauce, especially in the context of your own autism journey. Your conventional accomplishments would dispel any (likely preconceived and biased) notions about your managerial potential and interpersonal skills as an autistic person. M7 adcoms are looking to maximize return ...
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