Candidate:

Mr. Military Therapist

About Me:

Military Veteran with significant clinical, administrative, and direct leadership experience. Led a military-wide program providing mental health treatment to high-risk Soldiers. Managed a staff of 30+ where I worked across 5 countries and 2 continents to manage clinical care, while heavily engaged in providing psychotherapy to troops and families.

Details:

Undergrad School: Central Michigan

Undergrad Major: Psychology

GPA: 3.67

GRE: 315 (Target Score 320)

Age: 38,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Other Degree/Certification: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

School Name: Hampton

Extracurriculars: Youth Coaching, Cub Scout Volunteer, Special Olympics Volunteer

Work History:

Title: Clinic Director/ Program Manager

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Director of Psychological Health

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

I was the first Master’s level Clinician to manage an Army mental health clinic in Europe. In my next role, I expanded a military-wide mental health program to Europe and Asia and successfully oversaw its implementation. I deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq and provided mental health and medical support to troops, receiving multiple decorations.

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to leverage my MBA, and my experience as a behavioral health clinician, and administrator into a career in Corporate Social Responsibility. With the emergence of the ‘Me Too’ and ‘BLM’ movements, I want to be at the forefront in assisting private industry in making actionable changes that build a more inclusive corporate culture.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Considering: Foster School of Business, Berkeley Haas

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 37%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. Military Therapist, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. Firstly, thank you for your service, especially with regard to providing mental health resources to our servicemen and women. It sounds like you should have no problem weaving together a story of leadership and social good, and why an MBA is essential in order for you to bring about necessary changes. I do agree that the biggest obstacle you likely have is your amount of work experience. You will be far more senior than many of your hypothetical MBA classmates. I do think you have chosen your target schools wisely, as they may be more willing to step outside their own norms for an extraordinary candidate. If you aren’t interested in EMBA programs due to …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hello Mr. Military Therapist, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. First off, thank you for your service. Business schools tend to love applicants with military backgrounds as they generally have very solid leadership skills among other positive qualities. You seem to have a lot to offer and yours stats are in line with Tuck’s averages. Your volunteer work is impressive, as are your big wins. However, my question is around your years of work experience. You mention 6 here, so something must be missing. If you were to matriculate in the fall of 2021 you would be 39, well above the average age of a traditional MBA student. This may raise some eyebrows on admissions committees who may worry that you might …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Military Therapist, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Thank you for your service. I can only imagine what you have seen in your work across the world. I think you have a very solid background for an MBA. And your goal helps explain why now is the right time for you to get an MBA – as industry is in great need of people to help champion BLM and Me too. The average years of experience for a full time program is 5 – and you will be bringing a wealth of experience much greater than that. I am wondering if you have considered EMBA programs? With your years of experience, you will be sitting around the table and learning from those with …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 5%

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  • 45% | 8 months ago

    Hi Mr. Military Therapist, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. Firstly, thank you for your service, especially with regard to providing mental health resources to our servicemen and women. It sounds like you should have no problem weaving together a story of leadership and social good, and why an MBA is essential in order for you to bring about necessary changes. I do agree that the biggest obstacle you likely have is your amount of work experience. You will be far more senior than many of your hypothetical MBA classmates. I do think you have chosen your target schools wisely, as they may be more willing to step outside their own norms for an extraordinary candidate. If you aren't interested in EMBA programs due to ...
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