Ms. Future Education Administration

About Me:

I am a former educator and current education consultant (working with colleges to improve their academic programs) looking to move into product management and ultimately education administration. Hoping to understand the achievability of my goals and hear any thoughts on my school list.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Wharton, Darden, Ross, Kellogg

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Swarthmore College

Undergrad Major: Biochemistry

GPA: 3.7

GRE: 331

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Pro Bono Consulting (developed strategic marketing plan for nonprofit's professional development training) | Volunteer College Counseling Coach (provided holistic admissions consulting helping students to get into Yale, Southern Missouri State University, and the University of Buffalo with scholarships) | Alumni Interviewer for Undergrad Institution

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Education

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– As a science teacher, I revamped the curriculum to communicate the relevance of material and include profiles of a more diverse group of scientists.
– As a manager coached a team to the highest ratings of product quality and led the team’s entry into Australia and UK markets.

Post MBA Goal:

Work in strategy (likely product strategy) at an education company before ultimately working in education administration (e.g., head of an independent K12 school, a strategist in a charter network, director of operations at a university).


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  • Admissionado | Odds Assessment: 15%

    You’re no slouch – solid GRE score, Swarthmore UG (and difficult STEM major at that with a 3.7 GPA!). Your professional interests have impact on humanity (yay education!) rather than simply shareholder value, and that will also resonate with the AdComs.
    GSB and HBS have strong dual degree cultures and the HBS MBA + Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) Ed. M is an especially powerful combination for your professional goals.
    Your professional strategic positioning (e.g. what you want to do post-MBA and why) is unique and seems genuine. It syncs with your prior professional experiences. GSB will believe that you want to do these things (which is positive, as oftentimes “believability” of strategic positioning, especially in social impact-type routes like education, is a major …

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