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Candidate:

Mr. Finance to MBB

About Me:

Hello, I started a career at Big 4 in assurance, where I was ranked top of class and early promoted. Supported major projects including carve-outs, spin-offs, and divestitures within F500 companies. Moved to a finance analyst position within the venture-arm of a large health network in the South. Supporting portfolio companies and transactions.

Details:

Undergrad School: Small, unranked university

Undergrad Major: Accounting, Finance, and Economics

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 760

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: CPA

Extracurriculars: Board Member of Youth Development NGO

Work History:

Title: Big 4 Senior Associate (Assurance)

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Finance Analyst

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

University-wide impact during my college years – led a large student organization; established an annual event to support high school students on the transition to life outside of HS. Outside of college, I work with local NGOs to support youth from underprivileged backgrounders, mainly racial minorities.

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term: Join an MBB or T2 consulting firm as a generalist. Long-term: Transition to a strategy role within a large health network.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, MIT Sloan, Tuck, Duke Fuqua

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 50%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    So the only thing that could potentially hold you back is the fact that you graduated from a small, unranked university which I presume was not highly selective. That matters in elite MBA admissions, no matter what a school’s adcom pretends on the school’s website. However, you have offset that with a perfect 4.0 GPA and a job with a Big Four and certainly with that jumbo 760 GMAT score. Your work experience at your firm, moreover, shows that you were exposed to a lot of nitty-gritty financial transactions that make you well-versed in finance. I’m less sure about your decision to leave a Big Four firm for a B-Corp. in a health network. I’m assuming, however, that this move was motivated by an opportunity …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 65%

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  • 55% | 1 week ago

    Hitting on all cylinders. The only things that could ruin your chances are coming off too strong or arrogant, but the stats and W.E. are in your favor.
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