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Candidate:

Mr. Consulting Escapist

About Me:

I began working at a consulting/professional services firm that is fairly large (40,000+ employees), but not an MBA feeder and more niche in the kind of work done. After early promotion, I moved to a Big 4’s consulting arm. I do a lot of cloud transformation work, not so much strategy. The firm is a major feeder for MBA’s, but I’m not sponsored.

Details:

Undergrad School: Big 10 Public School (Not Michigan/Northwestern)

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 760

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: College Alumni Mentor (2 years), Non-profit Junior Board (6 months)

Work History:

Title: Consultant (Big 4)

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Associate/Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Won a major firm competition focused on innovative solutions. Created a tool that can accelerate project timing and boost margins. – Started a small (owner-run) business in college to meet financial challenges. Sold before graduating.

Post MBA Goal:

ST: Biz dev role at a cloud provider. I want to make tech more personable by identifying growth opps/partnerships with cloud services firms that offer human-centric solutions in AI & other areas. Improving experiences with tech will drive organizations to further adopt the cloud. LT: Lead a venture-backed firm focused on human experience solutions.

Schools:

Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck, Columbia, NYU Stern, Cornell Johnson

Rejected: Columbia

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 38%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. You have a some great strengths to your profile – a fantastic GMAT that offsets your somewhat lower GPA, solid work experience (and progression early in your career), and meaningful community involvement. It’ll be important for you to secure strong recommendations (including at least 1 from your current firm) that point to your excellent performance/potential/growth, as this will help set you apart from the many other Big 4 applicants.

    I’m very intrigued by your career goals in cloud services/AI/human-centric solutions. How did this become such a strong area of interest of yours? In any case, you’ll want to explain this in your applications – schools always want to deeply understand not just WHAT your goals are but also, WHY …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. There’s a lot to like in your profile — high GMAT, good work experience and some good mentorship in your extracurriculars. You do have a softer GPA but economics is a more challenging major and your GMAT is so high it will certainly help mitigate the GPA. Your focus on human-centric solutions are interesting, so be sure to explain WHY or HOW you’ve come to that passion, which will help you connect the dots from what you’ve done to where you want to go post-MBA. I think your shot at Cornell will be higher than 40% since that GMAT will be very attractive to them. Good luck!

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 67%

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    I think with such a high GMAT plus your great work experience, Yale will love you!
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