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Candidate:

Mr. Chartered Accountant

About Me:

I am a chartered accountant with 3+ years of experience in deal advisory (m&a) with KPMG. Worked on multiple major deals with +$1bn ticket size in the infrastructure and online gaming sector. Lead teams of 2/3 on multiple smaller transactions in IT, mfg sector. now that I have had experience leading transactions, I am ready for the next step!

Details:

Undergrad School: Mumbai University

Undergrad Major: Finance and Accounting

GPA: 2.7

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

School Name: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Senior

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Successfully lead teams of 2/3 on multiple mid-ranged deals, working closely with the banker, the target and the investor. Consistently performed well under pressure. Displayed ability to work in teams effectively while working on several +$1bn ticket size deals. Cleared CA final examination which has a pass % of appx 15%

Post MBA Goal:

Work in business consulting, strategy and ops – to be able to find tangible solutions for real-life problems, work with and learn from the top thinkers and eventually apply the knowledge I gain to develop a sustainable business model, bringing growth and prosperity to all stakeholders and contributing to the recovery effort post this pandemic.

Schools:

Target School: Columbia

Status: Open

Considering: Cornell Johnson, London Business School, Kellogg

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 18%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Chartered Accountant,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I like that you have robust work experience – in leading teams and doing well at a top firm. Your GMAT is also very solid, although your GPA (if converted correctly) is below the average at CBS. Typically, you would not have to convert your GPA to the US scale on your application form. You would simply submit your GPA as reported on your transcript. Most business schools receive enough international applicants that they can calibrate accordingly. Of course, if there were any circumstances that pulled down your GPA, consider explaining this to the Admissions Committee (AdCom). Separately, consider fleshing out your career goals more to explain why you …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Chartered Accountant, Melisa here from Status Admissions. Looks like you’ve got a lot that you can add a class from a Finance side – this will be valued by Columbia. Your challenge is going to be standing out with a unique story among the plentiful finance types. And while you GMAT is a bit above Columbia’s average of 727, your GPA (you may want to double check your conversion) is far below the average of 3.6. While your goals of consulting make sense – they are very common goals. And do you want to build your sustainable business model as a consultant? Or within your own or another company long term. I know there is limited space to share here, but your stated …

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