Candidate:

Mr. Analytics Man

About Me:

I’m working as a data and analytics finance senior analyst who wants to acquire additional managerial and business acumen to lead a successful team within my organization in tech. I previously have worked as a strategy consultant – also heavy on data and analytics with a Tier 2 consulting firm.

Schools:

Target School: UCLA Anderson

Considering: NYU Stern, USC Marshall

See More Profiles For: UCLA Anderson

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: University of California, Santa Barbara

Undergrad Major: Math & Stats

GPA: 3.1

GMAT: 740

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Asian and Pacific Islander Inclusion Committee

Work History:

Title: Senior Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Strategy Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Post MBA Goal:

I want to return to the technology space but instead of working in a finance function, I want to pivot into a product manager role. I want to build and lead a team to develop successful products from start to finish.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 52%

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  • Odds Assessment: 55%

    Hi Mr. Analytics Man! This is Talon Rindels, Sr. Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange. I’d place my bets on you getting into UCLA Anderson, so I’m giving you 55% odds. You have great professional experience, including a top firm on your resume. I like that your career goal is a nice adjacency to your current work (vs. switching both industries and functions at once!). A solid background with a 740 GMAT at a school with a 716 average makes you a prime candidate for acceptance. Your GPA is something that may adcom dive a bit deeper into your profile to ensure they feel good about the contributions you will make in the classroom, but I think your GMAT …

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Analytics Man! This is Kate Richardson, Senior Admissions Consultant. I think overall you’ve got a solid shot at Anderson, and the school would be a great fit for your interest in the tech space and product management. I also like that you’re planning to use the MBA to make a realistic career switch, by pivoting function within the same industry. Your consulting background and strong analytical skills should prove to be highly transferable as you make that switch. You’ve also got an excellent GMAT, at the top of Anderson’s range. One potential challenge I see is your lower GPA, which falls just outside the 80% range at Anderson. But hopefully the challenging/quant nature of the courses you took and the GMAT make up …

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