Ms. Stray Cat Savior

About Me:

– An international student in my senior year of college
– Interested in the deferred MBA programs
– Accepted full-time offer for consulting post-graduation
– Goal: establish an organization to protect the stray cats in China from inclement weather, diseases, and cat torturers


Undergrad School: University of Virginia

Undergrad Major: Economics and Computer Science

GPA: 3.92

GRE: 338

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Study Abroad

School Name: London School of Economics

Extracurriculars: Tutor that help prep underrepresented groups for the undergraduate business school, Concert manager that organized fundraising concert for Women against Violence, VP of outreach that helped connect undergraduate students interested in consulting to alumni in the field

Work History:

Title: Associate Consultant Intern

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 mos

Title: Consultant Intern

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

Saved four cats on highways and helped them find adopters.

Post MBA Goal:

I hope to take advantage of my quantitative academic background out of college, the lessons I learn in the consulting industry on the operations of a business, as well as the takeaways from an MBA program to ultimately be able to build an organization that helps alleviate the suffering of stray cats in China.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Harvard


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, it’s Nisha with mbaMission. What deferred programs look for: Outstanding academics, excellent extracurricular leadership, and strong professional promise as demonstrated by internships, recommendations, and your post-graduation plans. Congratulations on your amazing GPA at UVA, the high GRE score, and the post-graduation consulting offer!

    Your community impact is impressive – and, your goal of alleviating the suffering of stray cats is a very noble one! In your application, be sure to tell the story of how this niche cause became so important to you and how you hope to impact the space using the business acumen you will gain in consulting and in your MBA program.
    You’ll also want to emphasize the leadership impact you’ve made in your campus organizations, given how much …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Ms. Stray Cat Savior, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. I think that you are a strong deferred candidate given your strong academic performance, leadership experience and commitment within your community. Your stats put you, as we see with most successful deferred candidates, above the average at Stanford (and Wharton, HBS). Based on your profile, it sounds like you’ve had some strong leadership roles – highlighting how these experiences have shaped your leadership experience will be important in your application. Your goals are unique and I would love to hear more about what has driven your strong desire to re-home cats. Reflect on the skills that you will build in consulting and then what you will need from an MBA to help you achieve these …

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