25-yr-old female (26 at matriculation), Eastern European
Education: BS Economics top-tier Eastern European school GPA ~3.9 (converted). MS Finance/Economics top UK school, distinction (top 3 graduate)
GMAT: 760 (v51, q41, AWA 4.0) - 4.5 years old but technically valid for all 3 schools, GRE q168, v164, AWA 4.5 - 1 year old
Work experience: 3 years (will be 4 at matriculation) at a tier-2 management consultancy in the UK with focus on financial services - progressed from entry level to project manager; internship + 6 months full time at a top global FMCG in home country between undergrad and Master’s
Extracurriculars: healthcare volunteering: 2 months ward volunteer in a hospital, ~1 year volunteer first aider, ~1 year volunteer sighted guide for blind/visually impaired people support charity (the last 2 still active). Plus a few more during undergrad.
Goal: post-MBA would like to move to healthcare/biotech (either management or venture capital)
Applying to: HBS, Stanford, Wharton (all round 2)
1. Are these schools realistic with my profile?
2. Given that I’m international - is receiving financial aid unrealistic?
3. Is it better to use GMAT or GRE for my applications?