Ms. Not-For-Profit

About Me:

I work at a small nonprofit ($1M budget) managing all finances and operations. My background is in art history and curatorial work. I also have several outside roles serving on the board of other nonprofits focused on racial equity.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Private non-US university

Undergrad Major: Art History

GPA: 4.0


Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Native American

Other Degree/Certification: Certificate in Nonprofit Accounting

School Name: Accounting Firm

Extracurriculars: Curatorial work, serving on board of nonprofits focused on racial equity

Work History:

Title: Senior Director of Finance and Operations

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Arts advocacy organization

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Worked my way up from office manager to Sr Director in 3 years. Self-taught all about nonprofit finance and accounting.

Post MBA Goal:

Mainly looking to get the credential to become a COO at a foundation, museum, or other nonprofit.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. It sounds like you’ve established a great niche in the non-profit sector both within work and through board involvement – and, props to you for working your way up the organization!

    While I won’t be able to fully evaluate your profile without a GMAT score, Kellogg’s average score is between 720 and 730, so that is a good target to shoot for. Other programs that are strong for social impact are Michigan Ross and Duke Fuqua. For each of these schools, you’ll want to make it clear why you need an MBA – what drives your desire to become COO someday (based on your experiences/observations so far), and what are the skills/experiences you need to make …

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