Mr. Army Guy

About Me:

Army Officer who has worked all over the country and also for two years in a foreign diplomatic assistance mission for India. Looking to transition to open new international prospects. Big on travel and experiencing life and learning new perspectives.


Target School: IESE

Considering: HEC Paris, MIT Sloan, Chicago Booth

See More Profiles For: IESE

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: JNU, New Delhi

Undergrad Major: Telecommunications

GPA: 7.80/9

GMAT: 740

Age: 33,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Captain of the Hockey team in my college, Cross Country runner

Work History:

Title: Army Major

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Army

Length of Employment: 10 yrs, 11 mos

Big Life Wins:

Being selected to serve in a foreign mission at 3 years of service in the army. , Established a computer training lab and taught underprivileged children in a village in Kashmir, posted to a super secret assignment which I believe is a big attestant of the value and trust my organisation has in me. Being in the top 5% in all professional courses

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to management consulting helping organisations make firm decisions based on thorough analysis and plans; have international mobility. Eventually, use this experience to start and agriculture production export business based in India.


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  • Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi, this is Deepak Punwani from MBA Exchange. Its nice to have a look at your profile and like the adcom, have deep respect for your work in the army. You have a lot going for you. Great experience in the army and also in diplomatic mission. And combine that with stellar academics. You would have picked a lot of leadership skills during your stint in the army and if you can position those well, you should be in play at most of the schools. An interest in sports and general fitness is an additional trait that you can leverage. Your age will be a definite factor but we have seen that applicants from the forces are generally older. Therefore you will need to choose …

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Army Guy, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. US school ad coms really respect the military and your stats look great compared with IESE averages…. however I do notice that the average experience there is 4 years, which means that they will wonder why you are looking at the regular MBA and not their Global or EMBA programs (if that’s the case). You’re a little closer to the average experience at HEC (6 years), with an average age of 30, so you may find a better fit there. MIT and Booth may be tougher – you are just slightly over those GMAT averages and many people from India apply with incredible stats, so you are likely held to a higher standard. …

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