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Candidate:

Mr. F500 Consultant

About Me:

Attended NYU with a degree in History. I’m the guy that’s always ready to hit the road for my firm. I love the life and the travel, but am ready to change industries!

Details:

Undergrad School: NYU

Undergrad Major: History

GPA: 3.8

GRE: 326

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Men's Shelter Volunteer, President of Office's Charitable Foundation

Work History:

Title: Consulting Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Consulting Senior Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Spent a year working on a major media/technology project as a junior consultant without assistance. Achieved results as the sole analyst working on the project!

Post MBA Goal:

I am looking to pivot into corporate finance/strategy for a major technology firm. Consulting is great, but I want to work “internally” at a firm, rather than continually move from project to project.

Schools:

Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 45%

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

    Nisha has given you excellent advice. It’s hard to add to her smart suggestions. I would reaffirm that your stats are in line and you would bring valuable experience to the class at either Yale or Tuck. It’s especially impressive that as a history major you successful made the transition to business consultant, getting a promotion in the process and working on a major media/technology project as a junior consultant without assistance. So while you are on the older side, I give you good odds of a successful outcome, though I agree it would be helpful to hedge their bets just in case.

    3 weeks ago
  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi, it’s Nisha with mbaMission! I see that you’ve had a progressive career within consulting at a major firm. Do you have very strong recommenders who can vouch for your exceptional performance, potential, and growth vs. your peers? This will be key to the positive evaluation of your professional profile. I’m glad to see that you have meaningful community involvement within and outside of the firm too – AdComs always look to see if consultants are taking advantage of opportunities for internal firm leadership. Your academic stats are within range for Yale and Tuck – since you’re applying from a competitive demographic, and if you plan to expand your list of schools and apply to any others in the top …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 42%

  • 75% | 2 weeks ago

    You should be admitted both to NYU & to Dartmouth-Tuck based on your stats, work history, and career goal.
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  • 50% | 3 weeks ago

    Good luck. Yale should bite on this one.
  • 35% | 3 weeks ago

    Mr. F500 Consultant - Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera, Director of MBA Admissions, here. You have solid stats and professional experience which I presume has offered exposure to a variety of industries and project from which you can draw to make meaningful contributions in the classroom. Your extracurriculars feel a bit flat but there could be more than what you were able to share here. Beyond just working within one company, why do you want to go into corporate finance or strategy? Why for a big tech company? What is stopping you from getting that role now (without an MBA)? You need to develop a clear plan for a reasonable post-MBA goal job then work backwards into the areas that you need to develop ...
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