Candidate:

Ms. Education Reform

About Me:

I was born in Mexico City, where I have been working since graduating in 2016. Like many women, I had a pretty unfortunate experience early on in my college career, which led to my involvement in sexual violence prevention and education. This experience also impacted my GPA, which was lowest for my freshman year and gradually increased thereafter.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Berkeley Haas, UCLA Anderson, Harvard, Yale

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Top LAC with low average GPAs

Undergrad Major: Art (History and Studio)

GPA: 2.92

GRE: 331

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Sexual Assault Advocate and Prevention Educator, President of the Feminist Student Union

Work History:

Title: Educational Consultant

Industry: Education

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Curatorial Assistant

Industry:

Company: Established Contemporary Art Gallery

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Co-founding an educational consulting agency with a 100% success rate and over $1M USD in scholarships in its first year of operations. Quickly pivoting during the Coronavirus pandemic to avoid staff layoffs. Helping foster strong communities for survivors both during and after college by organizing workshops, support groups, etc.

Post MBA Goal:

Working in higher education to make universities more equitable, inclusive, and welcoming to students from diverse backgrounds. Specifically interested in admissions and financial aid work at large, public flagships.

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    I really admire you. Clearly, you have overcome an incredibly difficult experience and turned it into something good in helping others who have been victims of sexual assault. That is a powerful story for Stanford, particularly given your entrepreneurial success. Your experience–if told in a compelling and honest way–would help to offset the very low GPA for Stanford which is, by the way, the most selective prestigious MBA program in the world. I do see you prefer to say on the West Coast, but I would toss an app over at Harvard Business School which has an admit rate roughly double Stanford’s and a much larger class that gives HBS the luxury of taking on more admission risks. Your overall GRE score on practice tests …

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