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Candidate:

Mr. Cricket From Kashmir

About Me:

Coming from the conflict ridden state of Kashmir, India. I have worked in different geographies of India including both rural & urban markets. Handled revenues to the tune of $250 M/ year early in my career.

Details:

Undergrad School: NIT

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 8.5/10

GMAT: 730

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: I have played Cricket at the National Level representing my state. This included training in the range of 40 to 50 hours a week for 8 years of my life.

Work History:

Title: Area Manager

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

Cricket in this part of the world is like a religion. Having played Cricket at the National level will always rank top of my list.

Post MBA Goal:

From cashmere shawls to the tourism industry. I want to help businesses in Kashmir, India to scale up & compete in the world market.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Kellogg

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Everyone loves a cricket player. Seriously. Your passion for the sport spills from the page and clearly you know how to play the game. As odd as it may sound, that is a big asset for you at HBS, along with your experience in the energy business for a Fortune 500 company. The red flags here are obvious, however. You did not graduate from an IIT, the main Indian feeder into Harvard Business School. The Indian Institutes of Technology collectively provided 12 members of the MBA Class of 2020. NIT? None. Your 730 GMAT score, while at the class median, is low for a male, Indian engineer. So the big question is whether cricket and the discipline it required to compete at a national level …

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