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Candidate:

Mr. Big 4 M&A

About Me:

I have 4 years of M&A-related IB advisory at one of the Big 4. I am a Co-Founder/CFO of a private language center with 300 students at the moment.

I completed a Master of Economics (MPhil) at the University of Oxford.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 100 Global University in Scandinavia

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 760

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Economics (MPhil)

School Name: University of Oxford

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate, M&A Advisory

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company:

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Title: Co-Founder/CFO

Industry: Education

Company:

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Post MBA Goal:

My goal is to work a top bank on Wall Street (GS/MS/JPM etc.) for several years and then go back to my home country to lead the IBD of a major global bank or establish my own boutique bank. HBS/Stanford are reaches. Targets include the finance trio Wharton/Booth/Columbia. MIT/Yale/Duke/NYU/Cornell in R2 if things turn sour.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Chicago Booth, Columbia

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Big 4 M&A,
    It’s impressive you’ve found the time to co-found a private language center! I like your entrepreneurial drive. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong academics (GPA and outstanding GMAT), as well as robust professional trajectory including entrepreneurship experience. As you put your apps together, be sure to articulate how an MBA will help you given that you already have a Master of Economics as well as current M&A work experience. I imagine that with your current credentials, you should be able to get a job at GS/MS/JPM. So, why MBA? What specific skills are you seeking to gain at Wharton? Further, top business schools are looking for leaders. You …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Big 4 M&A, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Love to see that you have a well thought out career plan and what schools can help you get there. Your stats will make you a competitive candidate – and your entrepreneurial experiences can help you stand out from other finance types. Because M&A Advisory to IB is a common career path and you are coming from a finance role, you are going to want to clearly articulate what you need from an MBA to help you get there – and support your long term goal of heading home. Because of your finance experience, you can also sell what you can contribute to the finance community at each of these schools. Schools are also going …

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