Daniel is a 30-year-old assistant manager at an Indian conglomerate with operations in 30 different countries in construction, engineering, technology and manufacturing. In his six years with the company, he has moved through three promotions, taken the GMAT exam twice to land an impressive 760 score, and graduated in the top 5% of his undergraduate class at Anna University where he majored in civil engineering. Daniel also holds a master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delphi in construction technology and management.
Now he is hoping to top that off with an MBA from an elite U.S. business school to pivot into a career in consulting. Long term, he aspires to start and build his own consulting company in India to specialize on massive infrastructure projects. What are his chances of gaining an admit to Harvard, Wharton, Chicago Booth, Northwestern Kellogg, Columbia and Dartmouth Tuck?
In this episode of Friday’s With Sandy, HBSGuru.com founder Sandy Kreisberg and P&Q founder assess Daniel’s chances and provide some important advice to shift the odds of acceptance in his favor.
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