Candidate:

Ms. Dentist To Consulting

About Me:

I am a dentist with 3 years of clinical experience. After my first year of practice, I began doing freelance expert consulting and helping large consulting firms with market sizing and providing general knowledge of the dental industry. Through this, I’ve learned I enjoy the business side of dentistry much more than the clinical.

Schools:

Target School: McCombs School of Business

Considering: Rice Business, Tuck, Tepper

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Texas at Austin

Undergrad Major: Biology

GPA: 3.55

GRE: 325

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Doctor of Dental Surgery

School Name: Texas A&M University

Extracurriculars: Dental care at women's shelter | Leadership role in dental fraternity during dental school | Freelance expert consulting in the dental industry.

Work History:

Title: Dentist

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Dentist

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Graduating dental school
– Helping previous dental assistants get promoted into leadership roles

Post MBA Goal:

My goal in getting an MBA is to help me change my career from clinical dentistry to healthcare/life sciences consulting. My long-term goal is to transition into product marketing management at a dental start-up or dental software company.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 78%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 75%

    What a fascinating discovery you’ve made about yourself and your career goals. I think your decision to pursue an MBA is a good one, and I think you’ll find many schools highly receptive to your profile. Based on your undergraduate background and your choice of schools, it looks like you live in Texas and might well prefer to stay there. I think UT-Austin is a terrific school with a solid MBA program and I cannot imagine McCombs not accepting you with open arms. But I also notice that you also considering Tuck in New Hampshire and Tepper in Pittsburgh. That makes me think you might be open to moving out of Texas for your MBA. If that’s the case, I also would suggest that you …

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  • Admissionado | Odds Assessment: 80%

    You are a unique candidate with a compelling story to tell and a differentiated background. Your chances are solid – assuming your GRE verbal/quant is relatively balanced, you exceed the UT average (159/159). You could aim for a more highly-ranked school, and M7 would not be outlandish. Applying from Texas will set you apart in addition to your atypical professional background.
    What I find most potentially problematic about your candidacy isn’t your credentials (which are decidedly solid and differentiated even if your GPA is a smidge below average). What’s potentially troubling is your proposed strategic positioning – namely management consulting. Second tier consulting (Accenture, EY, KPMG) or healthcare-focused consulting (e.g., LEK, GE Healthcare Partners, ZS) wouldn’t be out-of-reach, but generally speaking MBB is going to …

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    You are a unique candidate with a compelling story to tell and a differentiated background. Your chances are solid - assuming your GRE verbal/quant is relatively balanced, you exceed the UT average (159/159). You could aim for a more highly-ranked school, and M7 would not be outlandish. Applying from Texas will set you apart in addition to your atypical professional background. What I find most potentially problematic about your candidacy isn’t your credentials (which are decidedly solid and differentiated even if your GPA is a smidge below average). What’s potentially troubling is your proposed strategic positioning - namely management consulting. Second tier consulting (Accenture, EY, KPMG) or healthcare-focused consulting (e.g., LEK, GE Healthcare Partners, ZS) wouldn’t be out-of-reach, but generally speaking MBB is going to ...
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    Hey! I am a dentist from the UK, doing the very same. Good luck! Which firms are you looking to work with on your exit, out of interest?
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