Candidate:

Mr. Fintech Data Scientist

About Me:

I am a Data Scientist working in a Start-up Fintech Company backed by a corporate parent company. I was responsible for designing and leading multiple data-driven products from their concept stage to product roll-out. I specialize in turning ideas into real products while managing multiple parties and stakeholder’s expectations.

Details:

Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.66

GMAT: 710

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: President of country's student association in college, Captain of intramural soccer team in college, and Volunteered for a leadership role in the university orientation program.

Work History:

Title: Data Scientist

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Data Analyst

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Had 2 major unrelated surgeries (one open chest for tumor, one knee ACL reconstruction) persevered and recovered back to enjoying competitive sports
– Self-taught myself coding in machine learning and became good enough to earn the title of data scientist
– Won Junior Achievement competition as president of the team

Post MBA Goal:

Continue working in the Fintech Industry utilizing big data but in a management role. Long term goal is to have my own boutique data consulting firm that focuses on helping SME companies that don’t have much data know-how.

Schools:

Target School: Columbia

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Fintech Data Scientist,
    What incredible drive – teaching yourself coding and becoming a data scientist! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think there are a lot of strengths in your profile – solid professional achievements, outstanding leadership during college. Your GPA and GMAT scores are a shade below Columbia’s averages. Do consider explaining the circumstances that affected your GPA in the optional essay. If you have time, consider retaking the GMAT. Even a 10- or 20-point bump could make your application more competitive. As you pull your apps together, be sure to weave in significant personal and professional stories to help AdCom understand who you are, what drives you, and what you’re passionate about. Why are you passionate about FinTech? And why MBA? …

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