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Mr. Army Bahasa

About Me:

Grew up overseas in Salatiga, Indonesia. Returned to US in 2009. Played college soccer and graduated with degrees in Finance and Economics. Have spent the last 2 years in Investment Banking at Piper Sandler (formerly Piper Jaffray) and now work at a small Private Equity firm in Kansas City as an Associate.


Undergrad School: University of Iowa

Undergrad Major: Finance and Economics

GPA: 3.57

GRE: 312

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Other Degree/Certification: Certificates in International Business and Leadership Studies

School Name: University of Iowa

Extracurriculars: NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Player

Work History:

Title: Private Equity Associate

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: , 4 mos

Title: Investment Banking Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Recently joined the Army Reserves.

Post MBA Goal:

Work as a financial sponsors investment banker at a top firm.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, Tuck, Harvard


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 12%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, Mr. Army Bahasa, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. Wow, I agree that you have a very distinctive and interesting path. I am intrigued by your potential to add life experience and new perspective to the class, but there are a couple of concerns here on the academic and professional fronts that may indicate it’s best to wait to apply. First, your GRE looks low for Wharton. I don’t know how this breaks down in verbal/quant, but I’d worry about the percentiles there. Did you only take it once? I’d retake it if you can. Second, your experience level is on the lower side for top MBA programs, where closer to 5 years at matriculation is the norm. …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Mr. Army Bahasa – Thanks for sharing your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    Your path to business school is certainly not one I’ve seen a lot. I would be curious to know what you learned about yourself and others from growing up in Indonesia. I suspect that as a college soccer player you learned some great lessons about teaamwork and leadership which you will bring to your learning team at Wharton or another program.

    While your undergrad performance is admirable, your GRE is sub-par for top programs. I would suggest at you consider retaking.

    I’m impressed that you have joined the Army Reserves but curious about what prompted that action. You didn’t note any previous community engagement beyond playing soccer. Wharton wants students who will be engaged …

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