Candidate:

Mr. Big Data Business Scientist

About Me:

I am a Decision Scientist working in the financial services space. I am very passionate about the potential of big data and hope to use it to help organizations unlock value. Outside of work, I am involved with Statistics without Borders as a volunteer project & client manager, as well as toastmasters. I am a hobby musician as well.

Details:

Undergrad School: IIT

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 770

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Technology

School Name: IIT

Extracurriculars: Project & Client Manager - Statistics without Borders, Toastmasters

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 4 mos

Title: Sr. Business Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos

Big Life Wins:

I was the first person to get promoted in my team and narrowly missed out on an award given out to the firm’s best performers. My Toastmasters journey has been a huge personal win as I have been able to manage my crippling fear of public speaking through this engagement.

Post MBA Goal:

I hope to spend a couple of years in consulting post-MBA, gaining exposure to a variety of industries and functions. I will then specialize and become an analytics consultant, or move into an analytics leadership role.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, Tuck, Yale

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Big Data Business Scientist,
    You’re involved with two of my favorite organizations – Toastmasters and Statistics without Borders. Fantastic! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong work performance (congrats on the promotion!), active community engagement, and robust GMAT (which I think helps to offset your GPA). For your career goals, consider describing what industry you are interested in long-term. Although consulting is a great way to explore different industries, AdCom is still interested in knowing what areas you might be interested in. This will also help them visualize your long-term vision more vividly. Also, in your applications, I recommend going beyond your resume to show AdCom various sides of …

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