Ms. Public Service To B-school

About Me:

I have over 5 years of experience in government and political campaigns. I am passionate about social change and economic development. I’m looking to make a career transition into consulting.


Target School: Yale

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Connecticut College

Undergrad Major: Government

GPA: 3.2

GRE: 320

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Volunteer Literacy Tutor | League of Women Voters Volunteer

Work History:

Title: Director of External Affiars

Industry: Government / Military

Company: State Government

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Outreach Assistant

Industry: Government / Military

Company: U.S. Senate

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Leading a competitive congressional campaign to victory.

Post MBA Goal:

My short-term career goal is to go into Public and Social Sector consulting. Long-term, I aim to work in economic development and start a non-profit.


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  • Patty Keegan, Fortuna Admissions | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hello Ms. Public Service to B-school! Congratulations on your congressional campaign victory. The experiences and skills that you gained from that endeavor are something that should be highlighted in your future application. You have chosen well with the mission-drive Yale SOM. Given your professional experience, community involvement and your passion for public service, Yale would be an excellent place for you to develop into an effective public change-maker who can make a difference in literacy, voting rights, or whatever area that you target. However, you will need to shore up your GRE score to offset your low GPA. Yale’s average GRE score is 330, so you have a bit of work to do. Also consider taking a few quantitative courses to bolster your Government undergraduate …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 18%

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    You have a decent chance of admission, especially if you score 160 and above on both sections of the GRE. Your profile is unique, and your competitive edge would be more usefully showcased by explaining how your past experiences align with the school's mission of educating 1. leaders 2. in business and society. As such, you will have to demonstrate traits that leaders in your field (public service) possess with an emphasis on how you've developed skills that would make you employable in your future field of choice. You already have a step in with your public service background, but critical to your application will be how well you weave your future MBA experience/expectations/added-value into a fabric that seamlessly brings together your past experience and ...
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