Candidate:

Mr. Black Knight

About Me:

I’m a first generation immigrant from an African country. I work in a Fortune 5 firm in the healthcare industry as an actuary. I’ve been working as an actuary for 9+ years. I’m an analytical minded person who’s very adventurous. I’m the most non-risk averse actuary you’ll ever meet. I enjoy entrepreneurship and ready to make an impact in the world.

Schools:

Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: Harvard, Kellogg SOM

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Florida State

Undergrad Major: Actuarial Science

GPA: 3.17

GMAT: 780

Age: 34,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Other Degree/Certification: Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA), Project Management Professional (PMP)

Extracurriculars: Peer Mentor for Innercity Schools

Work History:

Title: Associate Director

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 9 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

I took a year off during COVID and travelled the world. I was able to understand different cultures and ended up even starting a water purification plant in an African country.

Post MBA Goal:

I hope to build a network in business school and get involved in philanthropic work, I hope to build affordable housing throughout Africa and plan on changing the healthcare landscape there.

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Well, the first thing that makes someone stand up and take notice is that 780 GMAT score. Congrats on scoring in the 99th percentile. You have an excellent profile, working for a Fortune 5 company in the healthcare arena and your post-MBA goals are impressive. If only you were six or eight years younger. At Chicago Booth, you would have twice the average amount of work experience as most MBA students there: 10 years for you when the average is just five for everyone else. You would be 35 at matriculation which would make you seven years older than average. I suspect that Booth will like you very much and try to convince you to join their spectacular Executive MBA program where the average work …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 33%

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  • 20% | 10 months ago

    Well, the first thing that makes someone stand up and take notice is that 780 GMAT score. Congrats on scoring in the 99th percentile. You have an excellent profile, working for a Fortune 5 company in the healthcare arena and your post-MBA goals are impressive. If only you were six or eight years younger. At Chicago Booth, you would have twice the average amount of work experience as most MBA students there: 10 years for you when the average is just five for everyone else. You would be 35 at matriculation which would make you seven years older than average. I suspect that Booth will like you very much and try to convince you to join their spectacular Executive MBA program where the average work ...
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