Mr. Professional Boy Scout

About Me:

Community leader and positive youth development advocate. I’ve worked for the last three years in collaboration with local community organizations, schools, businesses, and public officials as a representative of the Scouting program for my assigned district territory. I’ve relished in finding common cause with others on behalf of our youth.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Tepper, MIT Sloan, Tuck, Ross, Georgetown McDonough

Invited to Interview: Georgetown McDonough

Rejected: MIT Sloan

Waitlisted: Ross

Accepted: Tepper

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Application Status: Rejected


Undergrad School: University of California, Davis

Undergrad Major: Political Science-Public Service and Economics

GPA: 3.83

GMAT: 680

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Rotary Member/former club officer, Writing/publishing poliscifi novel, Political volunteering w/ nonpartisan democracy reform causes

Work History:

Title: Sr. District Executive

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 8 mos

Title: District Executive

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Achieved Gold standard in Boy Scouts of America Journey to Excellence metrics for my larger assigned district in 2019. Published economics honors thesis in 2017 undergraduate research journal.

Post MBA Goal:

Career focus on public service and public interest. My goal is to have a meaningful impact in leadership in state/local government or in a highly-regulated private sector industry (healthcare, education, etc.). Leadership in social impact or sustainability in the private sector are also alternative paths to which I would be open.


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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 5%

    Mr. Professional Boy Scout – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    Congrats on your acheivements with BSA! As a mother of two Eagle Scouts, I know how much work the organization puts into developing a program to groom future leaders.

    Your academic accomplishments at UC Davis are impressive. Unfortunately, your GMAT is well below the average at HBS. I suggest that you consider retaking to get closer to the 730 average.

    I’m curious as to why you want to pursue an MBA. Given your background with a non-profit and goals to pursue a role in public service, I wonder why you aren’t considering an MPA or MPP.

    It shouldn’t be news to you that HBS only accepts ~10 out of 100 candidates, many of …

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    Nothing on your profile jumps out and worse you have a low GMAT. Add additional schools on your list.
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