Candidate:

Mr. Army & Consulting

About Me:

Came to the U.S. at age 16 for education; Joined the Army, fast-tracked twice to become a non-commissioned officer in 3 years; two promotions at current consulting company within 18 months, from analyst to management consultant.

Details:

Undergrad School: Liberty University

Undergrad Major: Accounting

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 760

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: American Red Cross, Employee resource group at current company

Work History:

Title: Management Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Sergeant

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Overcame language barrier, cultural shock, and family isolation when first came to the U.S. at age 16 for education. Embraced the changes and became outgoing and the captain of high school sports team. Succeeded in Army to Consulting transition by securing an offer from Fortune 500 consulting company. consistently outperform peers.

Post MBA Goal:

Strategy Consulting. Currently doing management consulting on the functional side.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Berkeley Haas

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 45%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. Army & Consulting, this is Kate Richardson with mbaMission. An impressive journey you’ve been on! I think your resilience and ability to adapt to completely new environments will resonate strongly with Admissions. Military candidates are generally well regarded by Admissions too, and you have the added bonus of already showing you can make the transition to the ‘business world’ through your consulting work. Do make sure you’re getting specific about why you need an MBA, what specific skills you want to learn (since you already have some consulting experience). Perhaps you can focus some of your goals essay on the long-term impact you seek to make too. Your GPA / GMAT stats are excellent too (though I do worry a bit about your …

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