Candidate:

Mr. Global Consultant

About Me:

Work at a global, social-impact focused consulting firm. Passionate about developing and growing markets for underserved populations. Have supported impact investors and foundations in making investments in nascent markets (e.g., agriculture in the Pacific Islands, energy in East Africa) and advised national govts. on improving policy environments.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 3 Econ program in India

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 80% (top 10% of class)

GMAT: 770

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Co-lead training and recruiting programs, gender initiatives, and set up pro-bono consulting program at work, Worked with deputy head of a state government to improve education program, Long-term advisor to mental-health non-profit

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Developed and presented a national policy strategy to the Prime Minister’s office and co-authored a public govt. report on it. Set up a pro-bono consulting program and inclusive recruiting and gender initiatives at work.

Post MBA Goal:

Leverage experience of advising investors, supplemented by learnings at business school, to move to a full-time role with an impact investor or global foundation. This will give me greater ownership of the investment process and allow me to work with entrepreneurs to scale impactful businesses over time.

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 22%

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  • Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi, this is JP, Senior Consultant at The MBA Exchange. Your profile and story immediately resonated with me as I’ve been involved and led a number of social impact projects over the years (including while getting my MBA at Harvard). More importantly, as someone with a global background, I am extremely confident that your international exposure will absolutely differentiate you from other applicants from India (something other “experts” don’t seem to realize…). With more than a decade helping applicants into top programs, it’s very clear to me that your application success will hinge upon your ability to understand your profile’s strength and weaknesses, delineating a clear, tangible and inspired career vision AND identify a genuine match between your plans and the target …

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Global Consultant,
    This is Debbie Choy, GSB alum and Senior Consultant at mbaMission. Impressive achievements! I especially like that through your work, you have an opportunity to influence national policies. In 8 years of working with candidates, I see many consultants of course. However, I think your niche in social impact consulting is a strong point of differentiation. It’s an area that many MBA graduates are eager to pursue. Thus, I think your perspectives and experiences would be much welcomed in the GSB classroom. That said, be sure to explain in your application why you are passionate about this field. Peel back the onion to tell the Admissions Committee more about what motivates you, what drives you? If possible, try to weave in stories …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You have some very strong parts of your profile, from your impressive stats to great experience in consulting with some high-profile projects. Plus those extracurriculars look like a strength as well. As you know, GSB is the most competitive program in the country with about a 6% admit rate. You’re coming from an over-represented demographic so there’s more to overcome as far as standing out in a strong field of applicants. I recommend being very clear and personal about WHY you want to go into impact investing, and try to connect the dots between what you’ve done and what you want to do. GSB wants people who will change the world, so be bold in your essays about …

    4 years ago Read the full review

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