Candidate:

Ms. Biotech Leadership

About Me:

Hi! I am a supply chain manager in a biotech startup responsible for all manufacturing activities ($4M+) and on-time delivery of products. Previously, a senior engineer who developed a manufacturing process for a blockbuster drug in Phase 2 clinical trials. Also worked in consumer goods and plastics as an engineer before finding a home in biotech.

Details:

Undergrad School: Johns Hopkins University

Undergrad Major: Materials Engineering

GPA: 3.78

GMAT: 710

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: AS Engineering Transfer

School Name: Community College

Extracurriculars: Informal mentoring (community college students, women in STEM and other undergrads from univ going into industry, trying to follow a similar career path to mine), President (Student Government - community college) and various other leadership positions in undergrad organizations, Started a cooking club

Work History:

Title: Supply Chain Manager

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Senior Process Engineer

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

1.Immigrated to the US 10 yrs ago, pursued a great education (comm college to top univ), and graduated w/ honors
2.Joined a biotech startup as the youngest member of an operations team of 5 (all others with 20+ years industry exp), got promoted to supply chain and mfg manager after demonstrating a knack for leading teams and delivering results

Post MBA Goal:

In the short-term, I hope to go into product or program management in the biotech/pharma industry. In the long-term, my dream is to lead a biotech/pharma company advancing novel, breakthrough therapies. I aim to leverage my technical background and business acumen to drive scientific teams and navigate the hurdles of bringing drugs to market.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Invited to Interview

Considering: MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, Berkeley Haas

Invited to Interview: MIT Sloan

Rejected: Stanford GSB

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Ms. Biotech Leadership, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. I see the makings of a great story in just the short profile you provided! I love how you overcame your circumstances and have used your success to give back to your family and other young women in STEM, and how your personal loss inspired your career journey and goals. Your aspirations around drug discoveries certainly align with Stanford’s mission to “change lives, change organizations, and change the world.” Try to be as specific as possible with your goals, if there are certain types of drugs you want to work on or specific conditions you are inspired to cure. The biggest setback on your profile currently is your GMAT score. While your solid GPA …

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    Hi Ms. Biotech Leadership, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. I see the makings of a great story in just the short profile you provided! I love how you overcame your circumstances and have used your success to give back to your family and other young women in STEM, and how your personal loss inspired your career journey and goals. Your aspirations around drug discoveries certainly align with Stanford's mission to "change lives, change organizations, and change the world." Try to be as specific as possible with your goals, if there are certain types of drugs you want to work on or specific conditions you are inspired to cure. The biggest setback on your profile currently is your GMAT score. While your solid GPA ...
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