Candidate:

Ms. British Surgeon

About Me:

British surgeon in the NHS.

Details:

Undergrad School: King's College London

Undergrad Major: Neuroscience - Graduate degree medicine

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: 610

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MD

School Name: Imperial College London

Extracurriculars: Yoga Instructor, Ski and Snowboard Instructor

Work History:

Title: Core Surgical Training

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

-Leadership skills and management skills for a surgical career
-Entrepreneurship in Regenerative Medicine

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. British Surgeon, wow, you have an impressive background in many ways (3.8 in neuroscience, surgeon, yoga and ski and snowboard instructor), but the 2 year MBA at Harvard is likely to be a stretch. While there are always exceptions to the rule, after 30, the window on the 2 year MBA programs tends to close a bit, and the adcoms tend to size you up as a better fit for a PT MBA or EMBA program. If you can articulate why this MBA in particular and why now, though, they will certainly consider you seriously…I do recommend, however, retaking your GMAT, aiming at 700+, or switching to the GRE, which seems to have more forgiving reception for below-the-average scores at most MBA programs. …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. British Surgeon, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. As someone who has had surgery through the NHS, thanks for what you do! I have so many questions I’d love to be able to ask you to dig deeper into what you are looking for from an MBA. As a surgeon, I see you are interested in regenerative medicine and entrepreneurship and would love to hear more about your plans and why an MBA is the right path for you to do this. I ask because while your GPA is strong, I am concerned about your 610 GMAT score for HBS. I’d also like to learn a bit more about your community involvement – obviously being in the medical field you are giving back to …

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