Candidate:

Mr. Canadian Banker

About Me:

I’m an investment banker with a focus on industrial and manufacturing companies. I worked at a large Canadian bank as an analyst and an associate for 3.5 years between Toronto & Calgary. Recently, I moved to a U.S. MM boutique in Toronto with my MD who specifically invited me to join the new firm. I enjoy covering industrial and tech companies.

Details:

Undergrad School: UofT

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 720

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Board member for North American Chapter (based in California) of a global high school robotics competition. Co- founder of a healthcare non-profit teaching high school students about best practices during COVID.

Work History:

Title: Investment Banking Analyst (2 Yrs) / Associate (1.5 Yrs)

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 8 mos

Title: Investment Banking Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Personal: I made it to this point as an immigrant child of working-class parents. Worked a wide array of cash jobs from tutoring to demolition to get through undergrad. Professional: I assisted in creating long-term strategy to diversify an O&G company into environmentally friendly industrial mfg through M&A.

Post MBA Goal:

Lead the business development team of an industrial tech company. I have worked with several clients in the sector from an IB perspective. MBA will assist me in developing the leadership skills necessary to effectually approach a new beginning.

Schools:

Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Columbia

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Mr. Canadian Banker, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a former MIT Sloan adcom, I had to respond to your profile! There is a lot to like about your candidacy. UToronto has a strong reputation and your academic performance and finance major should leave no concerns about your ability to do quant work. Your GMAT falls 10 points below the current class average; you are still within the range but you will have to show the adcom why they should admit you over someone who might pad the stats a bit more. This is where your personal story, professional successes, and community involvement come into play. It sounds like you may be a first gen college grad and I love the drive you …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 28%

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  • 35% | 7 months ago

    Hi Mr. Canadian Banker, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a former MIT Sloan adcom, I had to respond to your profile! There is a lot to like about your candidacy. UToronto has a strong reputation and your academic performance and finance major should leave no concerns about your ability to do quant work. Your GMAT falls 10 points below the current class average; you are still within the range but you will have to show the adcom why they should admit you over someone who might pad the stats a bit more. This is where your personal story, professional successes, and community involvement come into play. It sounds like you may be a first gen college grad and I love the drive you ...
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