Mr. First Time Applicant

About Me:

I am an Indian national working in the US for a top tech consulting firm ($10Bn+ Revenue in 2020). Clients include a big 3 automotive company. I am also a part-time blog writer and SEO analyst. I have a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, class of 2017.


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 710

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: SEO Analyst & Blog Writing, Minority Outreach., Amateur Sports league organizer

Work History:

Title: Data Analyst

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Lead the design and development of an internal online learning platform for end clients. 1000 monthly active users.
– 2 promotions in 4 years.
– 4 client recognition awards (prestigious within their organization)
– Provided SEO consulting for 2 local Ohio newspapers. Increased online activity by 350% in just 6 months.

Post MBA Goal:

Product management


Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas, Ross, Duke Fuqua, Yale


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. First Time Applicant,
    Don’t worry, you are in good company as a first-timer! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think there are a lot of strengths in your profile – promising career trajectory (congrats on the promotions!) and active in your community. Your GMAT score is a shade below the average at Wharton. If you’d like to make your profile more competitive, do consider retaking the GMAT. Even a 10 point bump can help you at a selective program like Wharton. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe what motivates you to be passionate about your career goals. And why MBA? What specific skillset or knowledge are you seeking at Wharton that will help you achieve your goals? If you …

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