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Mr. Common Indian

About Me:

I am a Portfolio Risk Manager for my firm (which is an NBFC) and lead for the Credit Risk part of the portfolio. I am currently responsible for the Risk Line in the P&L job role, includes the best of both worlds, i.e. Stats (Credit Risk Modelling and Analytics) & Complete Business Understanding (perks of being a part of the portfolio management team).


Undergrad School: NITK - Surathkal

Undergrad Major: Bachelor of Technology

GPA: 7.68


Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Involved with a NGO - Working towards women empowerment in the rural parts of India, Speaker at Financial Literacy Camps - Initiative by RBI (Reserve Bank of India) for the rural population, Ardent Football Player - Playing since my school days, having represented my school at State Level and College at National Level, and still continue to do so for my organisation.

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Receiving 3 promotions in the last 4 years with more than 100% performance achievement every year. Whenever I come to know that my work at the NGO actually paid off.

Post MBA Goal:

Want to expand my network globally and work in different global markets to gain a better understanding of people from different parts of the world in all aspects. Professionally, I believe MBA can shorten the time of learning and that is what I expect to achieve Post-MBA.


Target School: INSEAD

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. Common Indian,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. In my 8 years of working with candidates, I don’t see many with your fast-rising career trajectory – congrats on your promotions over the last few years! Although you work in a “traditional” industry for b-school (finance), your functional focus is not very common. Your perspectives on Risk Management would be a unique addition to the classroom discussions. Be sure to explain in your applications how you can contribute this – and it should help you stand out from the crowd. I also like that you are a community leader helping at an NGO, and speaking at Financial Literacy Camps. In your applications, you would also want to explain …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. Common Indian, this is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and I think it is not so common to have all the great promotions you have! Try not to focus on what you can’t control—where you were born—and instead focus on what you have done to have impact in your community and at work. For INSEAD explain your global experience and interests fully. You look to have some great extracurriculars. Be thoughtful in describing your reasons for the MBA and also describing your big accomplishments! Best wishes

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