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Candidate:

Mr. Big 4 Banker

About Me:

Hi, I am from a post-Soviet country, but currently living in Canada. I have worked for Big 4 as a Business Consultant, a local stock exchange as a Senior Business Analyst, retail banking, and currently as a commercial banking analyst. I have over 7 years of work experience. Presently, I am working towards my CFA (CFA II candidate) and have 2 master’s degrees.

Details:

Undergrad School: Lesser known school in Post Soviet country

Undergrad Major: Engineering Economics and Management

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 700

Age: 33,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MSc in Finance and MA in International Business and Economics

School Name: MSc from a Canadian University / MA from a German University

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Commercial Banking Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Senior Financial Advisor

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Best employer in retail banking within the province
– Winner of an academic scholarship from the government of Germany
– Graduated top in my class (GPA of 4).
– Winner of a scholarship from a local oil company

Post MBA Goal:

Pursuing a career in corporate / investment banking

Schools:

Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Columbia, Berkeley Haas, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Big 4 Banker,
    It must have been quite a journey going from a post-Soviet country to Canada! Kudos as well on your two Masters degrees! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong professional track record, solid academics, and unique personal story. That said, your GMAT score could be a concern for Admissions – the average GMAT for Booth is around 720. If you have an opportunity to retake it, that will boost your chances. Another area that you will want to address is you have more work experience than the typical MBA applicant. Be sure to articulate why you need a MBA to help you get into investment banking – what specific …

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