Mr. Pre-Med Turned MBB

About Me:

I am a Biochemist with international research experience turned MBB consultant.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Stanford GSB

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Brigham Young University

Undergrad Major: Biochemistry and French

GPA: 3.84

GMAT: 760

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Francophile, amateur beekeeper, and a pool enthusiast.

Work History:

Title: Business Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Junior PM

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Biotech and COVID research in the South of France

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Led a group of French researchers to perform virology and microbiology projects for the French CNRS in the thick of COVID.

Post MBA Goal:

Leverage a McKinsey MBA sponsorship to return to consulting, where I will focus on Biotech and Biopharma.


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  • Patty Keegan, Fortuna Admissions | Odds Assessment: 80%

    There are few things not to like in your profile! You have certainly accomplished much in your career to date and with the backing of a McKinsey MBA sponsorship, you should have an excellent shot at Harvard or Stanford. Your combination of biochemistry, French and consulting is definitely unique.

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 70%

  • 65% | 2 years ago

    What’s not to like about your profile? To be honest, I can’t see anything that HBS won’t like about you, from your self-managed switch from microbiology and biotech project work in France to working in a coveted role for an MBB firm, and on to your varied and diverse extracurricular pot. If you are McKinsey-sponsored for your MBA study, then the firm obviously values you and wants you back; this immediately slots you higher up the admissions funnel as your schools can see you’re demonstrating a high value-add professionally. The French angle is also great and shows your curiosity for exploring other cultures, your stats are excellent, and you have exactly the right background to make a strong contribution to the Biotech/Biopharma practice area. An ...
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  • 75% | 2 years ago

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