Ms. Prosthetic Educator

About Me:

Worked in direct patient care for 4 years, transitioned to educator role. I advise my company on how to improve sales by understanding our customers clinically. One person department. Quality presentation creation and execution skills. Creating DE&I council with executive team. Active in DE&I efforts in the field (roundtable moderation, etc).


Undergrad School: Duke University

Undergrad Major: Neuroscience

GPA: 3.66

GRE: 330 (expected)

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master's in Prosthetics & Orthotics

School Name: Northwestern University

Extracurriculars: Mentor for at risk youth in Baltimore (1.5 years, ongoing), Peer reviewer for Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics (6 years, ongoing), Duke University Alumni Interviewer (7 years, ongoing)

Work History:

Title: Clinical Educator

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Large distributor of orthotic/prosthetic components

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Certified Prosthetist Orthotist

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Direct patient care in a private clinic setting

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Created a comparative tool for all of the feet in our industry to help clinicians quickly find the best product for their patients (no other formal tool like this in the industry).

Post MBA Goal:

I am interested in pursuing corporate strategy or getting into healthcare consulting post-MBA. I have the experience at the “ground level” to understand the struggles of the healthcare system on both the patient and practitioner side.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Duke Fuqua, Berkeley Haas, Wharton, UCLA Anderson


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Ms. Prosthetic Educator, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. There is a lot to like about your profile – strong work experience, sustained community involvement (bonus points for showing you will be an involved alumni through your connection with Duke) and strong stats (assuming expected comes in). And I like your list of schools because of the range you have chosen – as well as the connections with the healthcare industry. As you are thinking about how you approach your applications, I suggest you focus on your leadership and goals. In the limited information in your profile, what comes across is an empathetic style of truly understanding a customer’s needs. How has this influenced your leadership style? While all business schools are poised to enhance …

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