Candidate:

Mr. FP&A

About Me:

I am a first-generation Indian-American from Philadelphia who wants to pivot my career from Finance and Investment Banking to Social Impact and Sustainability Consulting.

Schools:

Target School: Columbia

Considering: Wharton, Yale, Tuck

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Virginia

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.733

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Pro Bono Financial Consulting | Financial Literacy Volunteering | Youth Baseball Coach

Work History:

Title: Principal Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Investment Banking Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

My most significant career accomplishment has been working on a cross-functional team to introduce Capital One’s newest Buy Now Pay Later product, Flex Pay. Flex Pay allows customers to split purchases into smaller payments to help reduce debt for subprime customers.

Post MBA Goal:

My short-term career goal is to join McKinsey, Bain, or BCG as a generalist consultant. My long-term vision is to launch a boutique consulting practice, which will support fintechs, with the goal of helping to increase financial inclusion. The goal will be to help underbanked citizens find efficient ways to accumulate, hold, and transfer wealth.

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  • The MBA Exchange | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi Mr. FP&A! I am digging what you bring to the table. Your experience in the up and coming payments industry differentiates you among a competitive pool of aspiring Consultants. I love how you seem to have used both your professional and personal skills to better the lives of others through your extracurricular activity as well. Your ambitious longer-term goal is believable given your prior experience, so it feels authentic and achievable! You have a strong GPA from a reputable university and also a respectable GMAT score. IF you think you could get that score up, by all means, it would help to elevate your candidacy among a competitive pool. Otherwise, my primary advice really comes down …

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