Mr. First Gen Immigrant Data Scientist

About Me:

I am a 1st gen immigrant from India (US now). Been working in an F50 Insurance company as a Sr. Data Scientist for the last 4 years spearheading their transition to newer tech and Digital Analytics. Came to the US when I was 17, and grew up in India with a single parent who made ~4k/yr. Went to a small/unranked school due to financial and family reasons.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Considering: Chicago Booth, Ross, Tuck, Darden, UCLA Anderson

See More Profiles For: MIT Sloan

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Really small state school

Undergrad Major: Electrical Engineering

GPA: 3.42

GMAT: 760

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Statistics with GPA - 3.9/4

School Name: Really small state school

Extracurriculars: Resident Advisor (2 yrs) - As a new international student in the US, assisted nearly 500 student each semester while they lived on campus. Was directly responsible for 25 students per semester. | Main Campus Secretary at Graduate Student Association (6 months) - Was responsible for booking venues for all meetings/events, maintaining meeting minutes. Interacted with university staff to help solve grad students' problems. (Stipend/Funding related) | Member National Society of Black Engineers (2 yrs) - Active member of the organization, attended multiple conferences including a national one as well. | Actively attended fund raising events as well tutored high school kids in lower income areas. | Ran for President and Secretary elections but lost both.

Work History:

Title: Sr. Data Scientist

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1 – Finished a marathon this year (have finished 3 so far)

Post MBA Goal:

Would like to pivot into Consulting or Finance post MBA.


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