Ms. Social Impact

About Me:

I moved internally from the PM office to the Bus. Dev. team about a year ago. Being in both positions has allowed me to see our full business lifecycle at work, from capture to implementation, & learn about our practice areas (research, comms, policy eval, UX, learning tech) and clients in-depth.


Target School: Yale

Considering: Harvard, NYU Stern, Duke Fuqua

See More Profiles For: Yale

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Large State School

Undergrad Major: Conflict Analysis and Resolution

GPA: 3.83

GMAT: 680

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: PMP, CSM

Extracurriculars: Partnerships Chair of B Local Board (manage 3 volunteers); Run Mock Interviews for Young Women

Work History:

Title: Business Development Specialist

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Market Research and Consulting Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Project Management Specialists

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Market Research and Consulting Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Leading an initiative to increase local/sustainable partners/suppliers; led my company through CMMI appraisal; led more than 19 proposals resulting in 3.7M in new work over 6 months

Post MBA Goal:

My goal is to pivot from business operations to consulting. I would ideally be doing Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility consulting at an MBB.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 28%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Tough Love Alert: Retake the GMAT or see if the GRE is more your style. Some 23% of the enrolled students at SOM got in with a GRE (20% at HBS, NYU (15%), and Duke (12%). Switching to the GRE may be very helpful for you. You’re young enough to hold back a year and reapply if you don’t get in to a school you really connect with. While your GMAT is below the class average for every school you’ve targeted, you have a strong story to tell and you’re a highly qualified white woman at a time when schools are in something of a race to reach gender parity. That bodes well for your acceptance at a couple of your target schools and possibly …

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, Jen Kedrowski, Senior Consultant at mbaMission here.
    With a title of ‘Ms Social Impact’, it sounds like you would like to be remembered for your social impact experience or passion. At the moment based on the admittedly limited info we have here, social impact is only apparent as your industry, and the fact that you have some volunteer experience such as Partnerships Chair for the Board you mentioned (and I’m not clear on whether running the mock interviews is part of that or a separate activity). If social impact is what truly drives you, professionally or possibly even personally, are there additional stories and examples you can share of how you’ve shown that passion and commitment to making a positive …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling

    Hi, Melisa from Stratus Admissions here. I like that you can talk to seeing multiple parts of your business cycle – and that you are currently leading an initiative to identify local/sustainable suppliers. I would suggest to dig in more here to help show the actions you are currently taking to build towards sustainability where you are. I worked with a client who was transitioning into energy sustainability from consulting and he thought through all the initiatives (even local within his company) that he was able to highlight to show his commitment to sustainability. Digging deeper behind the Why of our sustainability goals can help you stand out. Specifically at Yale, students are encouraged to take advantage of classes outside of the business program – …

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