Candidate:

Ms. Consultant Focused On Social Impact

About Me:

I have worked at McKinsey for three years, where I have been consistently evaluated among 5% of top performers globally. Since May I’ve been doing an externship at a large and very recognized Brazilian EdTech. In my free time, I do a lot of social work, including coordinating the endowment I co-founded for my university.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Considering: Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan, Wharton

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 680

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: COO & Co-founder at a nationally recognized endowment | Co-founder at an early stage EdTech | Vice President at Harvard & MIT Conference

Work History:

Title: Business Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Chief of Staff

Industry: Education

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

During my whole life, I have been very connected to social activities – from teaching Maths to low-income adults who did not finish elementary school to rebuilding schools in Colombian cities that suffered from drug traffic. At McKinsey, I have worked on two crisis projects that required a deep connection with large communities.

Post MBA Goal:

I aim to return to McKinsey and develop its early-stage Educational Practice in Brazil. Later, I aim to found my own business to solve the two most pressing issues in the Brazilian educational market: its access and its link to employability.

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  • Emma Bond, Fortuna Admissions | Odds Assessment: 50%

    I’m impressed by your clear commitment to social impact – it’s nice that you can show evidence of this both through your role at McKinsey and also in your extracurriculars. The Edtech involvement in particular interests me given your post-MBA career goals; it’s always impressive to Adcoms when candidates show forward-planning that transcends work/extra-curricular boundaries. I guess the only real issue I see is the combination of a lower than average GPA and GMAT score. Whilst some schools have been vocal about actively seeking a broader class profile and not focusing so intently on metrics, you’ll be aware that your target schools still average around 730, and right up to nearly 740 for Stanford (although their range is obviously much wider). So you need to …

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