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Candidate:

Mr. First-Time MBA

About Me:

Indian Male, US Citizen, undergrad dual degree in math and finance. Worked at KPMG for 2.5 years, Deloitte for 1 year and currently at Capital One. I have volunteered in teaching career skills to underserved youth for my entire career and I was a tutor for the athletic department at the University of Maryland and a Teaching Assistant.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Maryland

Undergrad Major: Mathematics and Finance(Dual Degree)

GPA: 3.3

GRE: 332

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Board Member at Capital One for mentally and physically disabled professionals, Volunteer for resume reviews & mock interviews for underserved youth, Teaching assistant for career strategies at University of Maryland

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

I helped build a school in Honduras as part of a volunteer trip and I helped create a spreadsheet to track unusual banking activity within my first month at Capital One.

Post MBA Goal:

Work in product management, a mix of tech and strategy. I taught myself Tableau and introductory SQL and would like to learn more to apply them in the real world professional setting.

Schools:

Status: Open

Considering: UCLA Anderson, Rice Jones, Cornell Johnson, Darden

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Mr. First-Time MBA,
    This is Debbie Choy, Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong work experience, robust extracurriculars and solid GRE. I find your volunteering activities to demonstrate leadership, which is sometime that the Admissions Committee (AdCom) is looking for, so if possible, weave in your stories about building a school in Honduras and serving disabled professionals. For example, what did these experiences teach you about teamwork and leadership? These stories could help differentiate you from the crowd. I think if you can do this compellingly in your application, you’d stand a good chance at the schools on your list. Wishing you the best in your MBA journey!

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