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Candidate:

Mr. Do Little

About Me:

Very focused on school and work. Not much exciting about me other than that I am very passionate about working in Private Equity. I am currently working at CPP in the PE group. I want to use the MBA in the US to pivot into PE in the US. Doing the same job but a different country and different market. The MBA will be useful for that.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Toronto

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.6 (High Distinction)

GRE: 335

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Native American

Other Degree/Certification: MSc Economics, with Distinction

School Name: Oxford Uni

Extracurriculars:

Work History:

Title: Associate, Private Equity Canada Pension Plan

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 8 mos

Title: Management Consultant, Deloitte Canada

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

I come from a first generation immigrant family where education and work ethic is instilled in me from a young age. My biggest life achievement was winning a Canadian National math contest. I am very passionate about math as well. I am also an avid runner and have recently finished an ultra marathon where I ran 50 miles non-stop.

Post MBA Goal:

Work in PE in the US. Use the MBA to pivot into the US Market.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    As a first gen college grad and Native American, you already put yourself out of the pile, especially with your stats, your Oxford master’s and your work experience at both Deloitte and doing private equity work. Your checking all those boxes. As you yourself point out, Mr. Do Little, the proverb “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” is your only obvious challenge. Admission officers do want to see a commitment to organizations or other people beyond one’s self. You may be able to get away with that, given the fact that as a first gen Native American, I am going to assume you had to pour all of yourself into your work to achieve what you have done. And given your …

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