Ms. Hollywood To Healthcare

About Me:

I came from an arts background in both theater and film but I always had a dream of one day taking over my parents’ medical practice, despite the fact that my family preferred a son to take over. I have worked in medicine since high school and have been helping out at the office since then. I believe in the holistic health and development of kids.


Undergrad School: The George Washington University

Undergrad Major: Theater

GPA: 2.5

GMAT: 730

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Other Degree/Certification: MFA Film

School Name: Howard University

Extracurriculars: Volunteer part-time at pediatric office

Work History:

Title: Executive Assistant to the Vice President

Industry: Media

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Assistant to Department Head

Industry: Media

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Unceasing the gross revenue at my parents’ practice. Climbing the mountain of Christ in Brazil.

Post MBA Goal:

Post MBA I would like to work at a medical tech company for a few years and then take over and run the family medical practice that focuses on pediatrics.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

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    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. HBS admits only about 10% of applicants and I think you have a lower than average shot for a few reasons. The GPA is quite low although it is mitigated by a strong GMAT. (For the GPA, if there was a reason such as a medical issue, family issue, etc. I recommend mentioning in an optional essay.) I think HBS could question the work that you’ve been doing as too administrative. I could be misinterpreting but most EA roles are quite admin-oriented without many chances for leadership. If that’s not accurate, be sure on your resume to highlight the project-oriented, non-admin parts of your role. I think it’s great that you want to take over the family medical …

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