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Mr. Aspiring Consultant

About Me:

I am a market growth specialist working on new and innovative lending products and managed a $10 M portfolio of SME’s and MNC’s. I started my professional journey as an Engineer at Reliance Industries and then having failed at my own startup, I joined a fintech startup in the consumer lending space to build their offline market network from scratch.


Undergrad School: RV College of Engineering

Undergrad Major: Instrumentation Technology

GPA: 3.68

GMAT: 690

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Online PG Diploma in Product Management

School Name: Duke University

Extracurriculars: Volunteering as an English Teacher for Youth for Seva NGO, Electrical Team lead for the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineering) Project which involved manufacturing Formula prototype car, Won the Badminton competition among 15 teams organized by the company

Work History:

Title: Business Development Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 5 mos

Title: Manager - New Initiatives and Strategy

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: , 10 mos

Big Life Wins:

Launched 2 new fintech products. Built the offline network for another fintech startup. Won a Badminton tournament – Officially the only thing I won in sports 😉

Post MBA Goal:

I wish to use my skills across industries and functions (operations, sales, product development, and marketing) to grow to a post-MBA consulting role.


Target School: Georgetown McDonough

Status: Open

Considering: Rice Jones, USC Marshall, IU Kelley


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 60%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 60%

    You’ve racked up some very strong work experience with quite a few accomplishments that make you a likely admit to the schools on your target list. And by the way, I think you picked excellent schools with fantastic MBA programs given your sub-700 GMAT score and graduation from a non-IIT school. Your involvement in and experience with fintech will make you a highly valued classmate and I think Georgetown would greatly benefit from your presence in its classrooms. Make sure your recommenders sign your praises and amplify the core messages in your application and you should be getting good news from McDonough.

    1 month ago

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