Thanks for posting. Regarding Harvard and Stanford, nothing about your story makes me think there is any reason why you cannot be admitted, but nothing stands out telling me why you should be admitted. All of the reasons why a top program would admit you are in the details of your work experience, personal experiences, personality, values and overall story.
Regarding your age, older candidates will have to prove that all of their time in the work world has been well spent. They should demonstrate progression, tangible contributions, and a high level of self-awareness, confidence, and maturity. A 37-year-old applicant who has spent 15 years in the same position without showing significant growth or progression will have a hard time being admitted to a top school,but this is not because they are 37 or because of the 15 years of experience. Rather, it is because they may have not demonstrated growth during that time.
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