Candidate:

Mr. Finance Life Sciences

About Me:

I graduated from Northeastern with the goal of starting a career in corporate finance through General Electric’s Financial Management Program. After completing the program, the business I was rolling off into was being sold off. I took the opportunity to switch industries from Oil & Gas to healthcare, inspired by personal events in my life.

Details:

Undergrad School: Northeastern University

Undergrad Major: Dual Majors in Economics & Finance

GPA: 3.73

GMAT: 700

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Low-Income & Underserved Highschool Student Mentor, Leadership Team on Pro-bono MedTech Club, Hospital Patient Waiting Room Volunteer

Work History:

Title: Deloitte

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 8 mos

Title: GE FMP (Financial Management Program)

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

Competed in first Ironman Triathlon (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26-mile run) in September of 2019 prior to COVID.

Post MBA Goal:

My ultimate goal is to become a finance executive at a life science company. Post-MBA, however, I hope to return to Deloitte through their graduate school assistance program, and further the life science strategy consulting practice.

Schools:

Target School: Duke Fuqua

Status: Open

Considering: Tuck, McCombs School of Business

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission! You’ve got solid work experience (great that you took the opportunity to pivot into your area of personal interest), a high GPA in rigorous subjects, and excellent community involvement (and on top of that, an Ironman – congratulations on achieving that formidable feat!!). Given all these strengths and the fact that Deloitte may sponsor your MBA, I think you’ll be a very attractive candidate to the MBA programs you’re targeting. In your applications, be sure to explain what drew you to the healthcare industry based on your experiences and observations and the impact you aspire to make in the longer term.

    Regarding GMAT – the average score for Tuck and Fuqua are about 710. If you’re able …

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