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HYP grad with summa, MBB, 750+ GMAT, but weak extracurriculars - how likely is one of HSW?

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If not you then who

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You white, breh?

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Similar profile here (780+) but no ECs yet, following

- Did you do ECs in college? - Are you part of any ECs at work? (e.g., recruiting, affinity group) I think HBS and W prefer that you have ECs outside of the aforementioned 2 areas, but if you have at least something that covers the mentioned areas, you could make it work.

Good shot at W - HS is a crapshoot

You are a strong applicant (even without much for ECs) - ECs are typically a proxy for leadership so if you can demonstrate leadership in other ways that will help. To land a seat, you also need to put together strong applications with a compelling narrative.

ORM applicant. Some ECs in college but nothing crazy…

Gotcha. I would still list them. It’s not just about leadership. Remember, point of ECs as well as the app in general is to see whether you give back to your community as well. This process isn’t just about what you get but what you can offer as well.

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