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Candidate:

Ms. Congress

About Me:

I work on policy for a very high profile Senator.

Details:

Undergrad School: Grinnell

Undergrad Major: Political science

GPA: 3.33

GMAT: 690

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Women’s group, reading mentor

Work History:

Title: Congressional aide, very well known Senator

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

I’m working on huge policy proposals with well known businesses as well as other regulatory projects.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m interested in moving into consulting. I wrote my application about moving into federal consulting specifically.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 8%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hello Ms. Congress! Krista Nannery from mbaMission here. Thanks for submitting your profile.
    I’ve worked with a handful of government candidates and I love that your goals are so logical. Sometimes it can be hard for gov’t candidates to make the pitch for an MBA, but federal consulting makes a lot of sense and I bet you can tell some great stories about the areas you see for change/improvement.
    While I’ve seen a number of candidates be successful at Tuck with sub-700 GMAT scores, it’s still not my favorite way to apply. If you have the time and the energy, I’d recommend trying the exam again and getting your score up over 700. You may also want to consider the GRE. You might find it’s a better …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. Congress – Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. I think your political background will be very attractive to Tuck – especially with significant policy work. Based on what you’ve submitted, I’d want to understand your experience a bit more – right now I see a gap with 1-½ years of work experience at 28. This gap is something that business schools are going to want to understand. If your work experience is only 1-½ years, you should really look to get additional experience before applying. This would also give you time to take the GMAT (or try the GRE) again. If you believe now is the absolutely the right time, you will need to be crystal clear why that is and how you are …

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