Mr. First Time Applicant

About Me:

I’m an Indian national currently working in the US. My current role is data analyst and primary industry is technology in the automotive sector. I have a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Economics.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Columbia, Yale, Ross, NYU Stern

See More Profiles For: Kellogg SOM

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: SEO Analyst & Blog Writing, Local Sports League Organizer, Freelance Artist

Work History:

Title: HCL Technologies Limited

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Two promotions at work over the last 4 years. Successfully leveraged these promotions to switch from software development into data analytics.

Post MBA Goal:

Product management or consulting.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

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  • 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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