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Candidate:

Ms. Indian Nonprofit

About Me:

Deeply interested in non-profit volunteering since high school. Worked across various NGOs during school and college, then served as an investment banking analyst for a year, before moving to a big 3 consulting firm in India, where I worked for almost 3 years. Working with a renowned international NGO for over 1.5 years, with base in Southeast Asia.

Details:

Undergrad School: Delhi University

Undergrad Major: Management and public policy

GPA: 3.2

GRE: 333

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CFA level 2

School Name: CFA institute

Extracurriculars: NGO volunteering

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 7 mos

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Received accolades in college and a fellowship for contribution to the society.

Post MBA Goal:

To start a nonprofit organization in India (native country) that closely works with government departments on management, strategy, and finance to enhance their project efficiency.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Let me just offer this advice to everyone reading these MBA Watch assessments. No one should ever apply to Stanford GSB only. The school boasts the most selective prestigious MBA program in the world. It’s important to note that the GSB’s 6.9% admit rate doesn’t even begin to tell you just how selective it is because that percentage is for an already self-selecting pool of candidates who believe they have a real shot at getting admitted. In other words, the competition is really severe. Your low GPA from a non-feeder university (there wasn’t a single GSB grad in the Class of 2020 who went to Delhi University) make Stanford highly improbable. Sure, you’re GRE score is three points above the class average. But I …

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    If you truly want to join or start a non-profit, make Harvard your priority. Stanford aims for mostly STEM background and looks for people with an attitude of entrepreneurship (Don't wait to start, just go type). Very slim chance in Stanford. Harvard looks for Impact in Community. I don't know which International non-profit you are working, but it should be a brand name like Red Cross, otherwise very difficult for top-tier B Schools.
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