Brief stint at a Fortune 500 as an associate (2 years) managing Pension fund and then moved on to blockchain startup as manager overlooking Decentralized finance (Defi) project. Work focused on analytical skills, budgeting, managing people.
Undergrad School: Avg
Undergrad Major: Finance
Age: 23, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos
Length of Employment: , 2 mos
Clearing a difficult interview which made me a manager from an associate with almost 7x salary bump.
Working in the financial world as a consultant and overlook transformation to new age financial solutions.
Target School: Darden
Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. Definitely an intriguing combination of professional experience you have, working in banking/finance and now blockchain. Since you just joined the startup recently and have under 3 years of work experience, in my experience I think you would be a stronger MBA candidate next year, once you have more accomplishments under your belt at your current company.
Your academics are solid, but based on how competitive the process is for Indian applicants (if I’m correct in assuming that this is your background, based on the fact that your GPA is on a 10pt scale), in the meantime you might even try bumping up the GMAT by 10 points or more. Also, Darden values community involvement, as do …
Your academics are solid, but based on how competitive the process is for Indian applicants (if I’m correct in assuming that this is your background, based on the fact that your GPA is on a 10pt scale), in the meantime you might even try bumping up the GMAT by 10 points or more. Also, Darden values community involvement, as do other top schools, so before you apply (assuming you do wait until next year) I encourage you to get meaningfully involved in an activity in an area you’re passionate about (volunteerism, sports, the arts – anything you would find enjoyable and feel like you’d make an impact in). I hope this helps a bit – best of luck!
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