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February 12, 2024 10:05am ET
Applying: Columbia, Dartmouth / Tuck, Harvard Business School, U. Chicago Booth, UPenn / Wharton, Yale SOM
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Pro Bono Coordinator for Top Law Firm
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Non Profit/SI
GMAT: 740
GPA: 3.76
Years of Work Experience: 3
Location: Northeast
Post MBA Location: Northeast

Graduated from ivy with honors
First gen / Hispanic / female
Grew up in a rural and very dangerous town in Mexico, parents were very low income / unemployed, dad was kidnapped twice by the cartel
Worked minimum wage jobs for 2 years to pay for my college apps, had to travel 6 hours each way by bus to take SAT
Got full ride at ivy but was eating from food pantries
4 years WE at matriculation coordinating pro bono efforts for one of the largest law firms in the world
Years of unusual work that include working full time as a teacher, managing a hotel in Australia, working with asylum seekers, etc

I want to transition into nonprofit management or social impact consulting, but will probably do some management consulting first