You can take that background and make it into a strong success story. It is all about how you tell your story. I helped a woman with a similar background get into Wharton with a scholarship offer! She got into Columbia also. And she did not have the benefit of a second degree, like you do. A man with a similar story got into all of the top schools he was considering, including Wharton and Columbia. He also had a great GMAT, but did not have a second degree. The fact that you have that second degree with a strong GPA will help a great deal in presenting your case to the committee. I think you should have a good shot at many top schools. Take good care to get guidance on your essays and your recommendations (have the recs reviewed if at all possible before they are submitted - they will be very important in your case)... If things don't turn out well this time around, I think it will be because you could have improved how you told this story to the committee...
I wish you the best in the admissions process! Feel free to be in touch if you want more info.
With my best wishes,
Dr. Shelly L. Watts
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