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Candidate:

Mr. First Gen Consultant

About Me:

First-generation graduate from Southeast Asia, with 4 years work experience in strategy consulting in the region (1.5 at Big 4, 2.5 at MBB). Passionate about inter-generational social mobility having grown up with parents who started life in poverty.

Details:

Undergrad School: UK Top 10 school

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 4.0 (First Class Honours)

GMAT: 710

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Finance

School Name: University of Cambridge

Extracurriculars: Mentor to high-performing underprivileged students, Medical aid & relief program volunteer, Pet Shelter volunteer

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Led development of a stock forecasting tool for large client (>$10B revenues annually) that was rolled out to 10 markets worldwide | Fast-tracked promotions at both Big 4 and MBB.

Post MBA Goal:

Leverage management experience from consulting and MBA to develop a profitable social venture to help uplift local communities in Southeast Asia.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    I really identify with you and your passion for “inter-generational social mobility having grown up with parents who started life in poverty.” While I didn’t grow up in poverty, I am a first generation college grad as well. The fact that you already have four years of strategy consulting on your resume and (even better) you moved from the Big 4 to MBB where you have been fast-tracked to promotion is huge. Your 4.0 from a top U.K. university offsets your 710 GMAT, 20 points below Harvard’s class average. Add to this your master’s in finance from Cambridge and we have here a super competitive candidate for HBS. Your extras make me like you more. So the only red flag (if you are looking for …

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