Ms. Public Service

About Me:

I have 5 years of government and nonprofit work experience with increasingly expanding responsibilities. Well-liked and respected by colleagues. Expecting strong recommendations. Entering business school with the goal of better understanding nonprofit management to transition to executive and leadership roles.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Harvard, Wharton, Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Yale

Undergrad Major: Government

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 750

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Mentor for first-gen college students. Meet with a student weekly to offer support with their resume, job applications, interview skills, etc., Serve as an admissions interviewer for my alma mater.

Work History:

Title: Assistant Director

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: National NGO

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos

Title: Policy Advisor

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Worked in the Governor's office of a large state

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) On the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic as a government worker in a major state – witnessed and participated in first-hand crisis management.
2) Launched a new initiative in my current nonprofit, raised over $5m in one year.

Post MBA Goal:

Continuing in the public sector, aiming to transition into leadership roles, either in nonprofit, government, or philanthropy.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 25%

    This is an excellent profile. You are a highly desirable MBA candidate and I believe. your chances of an admit at Stanford are pretty good, though as the most highly selective MBA program in the world, you just never know for sure. If, for whatever reason, you don’t ring the bell at the GSB, I feel fairly certain that at least two or more of the other schools you have targeted will invite you to be a member of their class. Why am I so confident? You have a jumbo GMAT score at 750. You have a solid GPA of 3.7 from an Ivy League university. You have been directly involved at a high government level in managing through a crisis that has impacted everyone. …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 45%

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  • 50% | 3 weeks ago

    I think you’d have a great shot at Wharton, Booth, and Sloan. Nobody’s a shoe-in at HBS or GSB though, but you seem to have as good a shot as anyone!

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