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Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBT

About Me:

27 years old Brazilian Associate working for a rating agency (big three) covering infrastructure and utilities in all LaTAm. Head of LGBT ERG in Brazil, responsible for the first LatAm event on LGBT inclusion. Previous experience in a top tier local bank as Senior Credit Analyst. Very underprivileged background. First Generation to attend university


Undergrad School: Top Ranked LatAm University (University of São Paulo)

Undergrad Major: Accounting

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 720

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Head of LBGT ERG in Brazil, Organize events D&I events in LatAm,, Volunteer in University, Program to foster the entrance of low income students from slums.

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Senior Credit Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos

Big Life Wins:

Working formally since 15 years old to pay for studies and support family. Selected in the best university of the country. Hired in one of the most selective trainee programs in the country (33k applicants/30 people selected).

Post MBA Goal:

Change career path to consulting from finance. Continue to have an impact on my community (underprivileged students and LGBT).


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Chicago Booth


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 18%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. 1st Gen Brazilian LGBTQ,
    This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I think your profile is very unique – being a first generation college grad from Brazil who has been supporting your family since your teens, your strong career trajectory, and your community leadership to help low income and LGBTQ students. While the GPA could be a concern, I think your GMAT score demonstrates your academic capabilities. If there were circumstances that affected your GPA, consider explaining them in the Optional Essay. Otherwise, the key to a successful application for you would be to coherently weave your personal stories into a compelling narrative, as well as explain why you’re interested in pivoting into consulting. In addition, what industry are you most interested in …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. Wow, what an impressive background and accomplishments you have! HBS and all schools will love all that you’ve done being a 1st gen college student. It’s wonderful to see the pattern of involvement in LGBTQ issues both at work and outside of work. You have a solid GMAT, and while the GPA is on the lower side it sounds like you worked through college so be sure to explain that if it’s the case. That GPA is not going to keep you out of a top MBA program with your GMAT score and really impressive background. Be sure in your applications to explain WHY you want to go into consulting. How does that prepare you for your longer-term …

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