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December 20, 2023 2:24pm ET
Applying: Georgetown / McDonough, Harvard Business School, Vanderbilt / Owen
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: MedTech / Healthcare
Post-MBA Target Industry: Other
GRE: 318
GPA: 3.5
Years of Work Experience: 5
Location: Boston
Post MBA Location: Northeast

University activities:
-Neuroscience / English double major
-Wrote for the school magazine
-Swim team
-Taught swim lessons 15+ hrs/week

Work experience:
-Technical writer for robotics and AI medical devices
-Have led software translation projects
-Completed a year long internal leadership development program (Nominated by my manager and selected by an executive committee. Spent about 25% of my time work time that year in workshops / trainings with coaches and leaders)

-Patient outreach volunteer for people with heart defects
-Board member for a heart non-profit
-Hiking, biking, kayaking, & skiing

-Have had 2 major heart surgeries (wrote my essays about this)
-Applying to Georgetown online program, Harvard and Vanderbilt full time.
-I know I haven't selected maybe the best schools for healthcare, but I love Boston and want to stay here. MIT is out because my GRE is not in the middle 80% (155Q, 163V). Vanderbilt made the cut because I have friends and family that I could live with in Nashville.