Mr. Data Guy

About Me:

– Indian Ethnicity but a citizen of a sub-Saharan African country (grew up there, only left for college).
– Graduated college in 3 yrs instead of 4 (hence why GPA is low). Took ~20 credits each semester.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Considering: Wharton, Harvard, Columbia

See More Profiles For: MIT Sloan

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Ivy League

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 750

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Engineering (GPA 4.0)

School Name: Ivy League

Extracurriculars: Fraternity Leadership positions in College, Environmental volunteering, with a created NGO, CFA (all levels passed) + Portfolio Manager of $20k investment club in college

Work History:

Title: Data Scientist (Paris, France)

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Data Scientist (Toronto, CA)

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Asset Management / Consulting


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. You have strengths to your profile – a strong GMAT score, a history of extracurricular involvement (is the NGO volunteerism post-college?), and professional experience in an in-demand field in two different countries. You can explain the GPA in the optional essay in a way that shows ownership while providing information on any extenuating circumstances (for example, why you decided to graduate early).

    To be able to fully evaluate your MBA candidacy, though, I would need to more closely understand your motivations for pursuing an MBA. What draws you to consulting or asset management (two very different career paths) based on your experiences and observations so far, and what type of impact do you wish to make in this field? …

    3 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Data Guy, Melisa here from Status Admissions. So let’s start off with the big wins: impressive stats, strong work experience across 2 countries and strong community involvement in undergrad. There are a couple areas that I think you could work on to improve your candidacy or maybe explain more thoroughly as it is tough to assess without the information. First, I am not too concerned about your undergrad GPA – you graduated in 3 years in engineering at a top school and you have a 4.0 in your masters. I would like to understand what community involvement you’ve had since undergrad? Maybe the Environmental NGO – and what impact have you had on that org? While volunteering is nice, schools are going to …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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