Mr. Doctor Going VC

About Me:

Dual Citizen, 28-year-old practicing doctor looking to move into finance to have a bigger say in the future of healthcare. Still working due to the pandemic and local workforce shortages.


Undergrad School: University of Oxford

Undergrad Major: Clinical Sciences

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 700

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: BM BCh (MD equivalent)

School Name: University of Oxford

Extracurriculars: Compete in City-wide Chess League

Work History:

Title: Anesthetic Resident

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 3 mos

Title: Clinical Fellow in Critical Care

Industry: Healthcare

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Won Oncology Scholarship as an undergrad due to academic and research prowess. Raised over $25,000 during medical school organizing and putting on charity events throughout the year.

Post MBA Goal:

Ideally placement in late stage venture capital or private equity firm likely after 2-3 years working in an investment bank.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Tepper, Chicago Booth, McCombs School of Business


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. Being a doctor is definitely a different path to an MBA but one that makes sense when you want to make an impact in healthcare from a different angle. From what you’ve written here it’s hard to tell what that impact is, but I’m guessing that you want to invest in companies that you feel will be game-changers in some aspect of healthcare. The key will be to very explicit about your Why MBA. Schools don’t like degree collectors, so whether someone has another master’s, or a JD or MD, I would suggest that they do a lot of thinking behind the impact they want to make and why the MBA is the only degree that will …

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