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Candidate:

Mr. Data Dude

About Me:

Started career at a large financial institution, left to join a growing consulting firm focused on “internet of things” technology for large manufacturers. Mix of technical coding work, client interaction, and leading small teams.

Details:

Undergrad School: Auburn University

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 750

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MS Data Science

School Name: Columbia

Extracurriculars: Volunteer tax preparer (after undergrad), President of Mechanical Engineering Club (during undergrad)

Work History:

Title: Data Science Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Data Scientist

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

1st generation college student. Received top performance ratings at work.

Post MBA Goal:

MBB Consulting

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 45%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Wow. Congrats. You’ve done really well, particularly for a first generation college grad. In fact, you have just crushed it. A 4.0 in a difficult major, mechanical engineering, a 750 GMAT score that is 20 points above Wharton’s median, an Ivy League master’s degree, and meaningful jobs at both a Fortune 500 and a startup, with high performance ratings to boot. Your post-MBA goal is perfect. While your extras feel light and lack leadership cred, everything else is in line for an admit. I think it’s too late to build on your extras and it may not matter a whole lot because that is the only place you’re not checking a box. It’s clear that you have been laser focused on your career and credentials. …

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