Candidate:

Ms. Change The World

About Me:

Extremely multi-disciplinary, but my passion lies in social entrepreneurship and utilizing tech and innovation with solving social problems. I am a CEO/Founder of a FinTech/EdTech company that gained funding from VCs and top entrepreneurs. I have experience working for gov’t agencies and the UN and have pushed worldwide policies.

Details:

Undergrad School: Canadian School

Undergrad Major: Int'l Relations (Econ/PoliSci)

GPA: 3.0

GRE: 300

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Master's of Public Policy

School Name: Harvard

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Founder/CEO

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Analyst

Industry: Government / Military

Company: UN/Government

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Pushed policies that we’re adopted by a G20 country and at the UN (193 member states!)
– Founded a company that has been funded by Westcoast VCs and entrepreneurs.
– Grew up in a cult (forced marriage, gender inequality), and left (it wasn’t easy) to move to the US and go to school (MPP from Harvard on full scholarship)

Post MBA Goal:

Social entrepreneurship and impact investing.

Schools:

Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Cornell Johnson, Harvard

Rejected: Harvard

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Nisha with mbaMission. You have such an intriguing background – so impressed that you were able to make a fresh start at Harvard and establish an impactful FinTech/EdTech company!

    I see that you’re interested in continuing down the social entrepreneurship path – I recommend honing in on what that looks like for you. What role do you want to be in post-MBA, and what do you see yourself doing in the long term? For example, if it is impact investing, you’ll want to gain hands-on experience first, perhaps in investment banking – I’ve worked successfully with several clients who entered IB post-MBA with the goal of entering impact investing down the line.

    Regarding your profile – the average GRE score …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Ms. Change the World, This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions Counseling.I am impressed with your ability to found a Fintech/Edtech company that gained funding form VCs. I’m also appreciating your success even more given what you mention as some very big personal challenges growing up. Your story roughly reminds me of the book Educated by Tara Westover. I would not let your result at HBS stop you from reaching for your goals. I like Yale and Johnson as possibilities for you—but also look at GSB—as if you can tell your story in a compelling way it does sound like you have big dreams and do indeed want to change the world. I also think a place like Fuqua or Haas might be interested …

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