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Candidate:

Mr. Aspiring Social Investor

About Me:

I have been working with an international development aid agency for last 4 years and have been promoted twice within the organisation. Have worked for Smart City proposal for one of the 100 Smart Cities. Have lead a diverse team of 10 professionals in organising a waste management project for Hockey World-Cup in partnership with the city govt.

Details:

Undergrad School: India's leading Public University

Undergrad Major: Architecture

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 740

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Urban and Regional Planning

School Name: India's leading Private University in Urban and Regional Planning

Extracurriculars: Lead Convener for Architecture department club, a professional club, Lead member for SKY Meditation club during undergrad.

Work History:

Title: Advisor, German Development Aid Organisation

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 7 mos

Title: Technical Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

Ranked within 1 percentile for GATE Scholarship exam and was a GATE scholar for post-graduate studies. Published my research paper in an international conference. Managed national housing program in partnership with city government. Represented the organisation in various international conferences.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Work for social impact fund management or as an investment analyst or associate and then transition to fund management in international aid organisation or international non-profit organisations. Long-term: Lead urban or infrastructure finance professional in international aid organisation or international non-profit agencies.

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 35%

    You’ve put together a really impressive background in your 31 years of life and that profile differentiates you from many other male Indian candidates. What’s more, I like your list of target MBA programs, though I would have suggested Yale SOM given your goals to do social impact investing, an area I believe will see significant growth over the next decade or two. Yes, you’re outside the sweet spot of elite MBA admissions at the age of 31 and would be 32 when you matriculate but there are a good number of early 30-somethings in highly selective MBA programs. What’s more, you sound like a mature person with a strong sense of what you want to do with your life, not a lost aimless soul. …

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