It looks like you’d be a viable applicant
to top programs, assuming that you score in the 720+ range on the GMAT. That means they'd be reasonable reaches of varying degree.
One factor that will be important is the quality of your experience
– the “where” and “what” are interesting, but you also need to demonstrate a track record of high impact and leadership (direct or indirect) within this role and organization.
I suggest finding ways in each application to convey your apparently compelling personal story – and link it somehow to your professional success and your goals (perhaps in terms of values, personal qualities/character, etc.).
I’m not quit clear about your inquiry regarding the non-profit project – how I could help? I don’t know what it is exactly… I can certainly advise you to discuss it in your applications, but also show how it’s important to you.
Each application will present different ways and opportunities to share your distinctive experiences and story, depending on essay questions, application format, etc. Be thoughtful about each application to make the most out of it.
Senior Advisor, Accepted
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