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Candidate:

Mr. Filling In The Gaps

About Me:

Worked in one of the top 3 Hedge Funds, with a truly unique culture, in the USA right out of college for a year and a half. Left job to join my family business (4th generation) in manufacturing in Home country. Building an algorithmic trading partnership firm in the hopes to grow it into a full-on business on the side.

Details:

Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.21

GRE: 330

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Soccer, Tennis

Work History:

Title: Tech Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Title: Head of Operations / Partner

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Family Business

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Post MBA Goal:

To fill in the gaps in my management and finance abilities through an MBA which will round out my ability to manage and take both, my family business and startup to the next level.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: London Business School, Harvard, NYU Stern

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hedge fund jobs are difficult to get, especially right about undergrad and especially at what you say is a top three hedge fund. Frankly, that is the most impressive part of your application. Your GPA is low for Stanford, Purdue is not a feeder school, and the fact that you left your hedge fund job to work at your family company may or may not be a plus depending on the scope of the job, your achievements in it, and your family company’s importance. Your GRE hits the Stanford class average but again this is going to be a super competitive year for MBA admissions at Stanford and you are in the most overrepresented part of the applicant pool. So the big question here is …

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