Mr. Advisory Consultant

About Me:

I worked in a boutique consulting firm that focused on people advisory. Advised 50+ clients over the tenure of 4 years. **Additional Commentary: Speak 3 languages: Arabic, English, Urdu – Class Valedictorian for my Master’s Program (3.66 GPA) – Taken 3 additional courses in calculus, algebra, and statistics from Arizona State University (Grade A).


Target School: Cornell Johnson

Considering: HEC Paris

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: GIK Institute, Pakistan

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 2.25

GRE: 330

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master Degree in Psychology

School Name: Institute of Business Management

Extracurriculars: Math coach for elementary school students in underprivileged area, advisory member to a foundation working on counter violence and extremism in Pakistan

Work History:

Title: Carnelian

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Got promoted thrice in 4 years. Was responsible for the organization-wide strategy of my firm, where I identified new products and worked on them to generate 30% YoY growth.

Post MBA Goal:

To transition to strategy consulting in MBB or Big 4.


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    Hello Mr. Advisory Consultant, this is Lisa Cummings of Status Admissions. I’m an alum of the Johnson School myself – Go Big Red! I am sure you know that you are coming from a very competitive demographic and that with a 2.25 undergrad GPA, you are going to have to put together a really solid application. It won’t be impossible, but it will be tough. Schools will look at the solid grades you earned in your Masters program but the schools’ rankings all focus on candidate’s undergraduate GPA. They will appreciate your ASU courses as well (were those on line?); they will mitigate somewhat the concern about your ability to do the work as will your GRE, especially …

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