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Mr. Global Graduate Scheme

About Me:

Son of a first-gen entrepreneur saw my dad’s industrial firm flounder at the growth stage. Joined a 2-year global grad scheme at a FTSE-100 holdings company that manufactures various hi-tech, niche products in the HSE verticals. Completed projects in India, US and Brazil; currently working for the acquisitions team in London.


Undergrad School: Top 5 IIT

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 7.2/10

GMAT: 750

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CFA L1 cleared

Extracurriculars: Headed the college cultural council; also served as Executive Head of India’s second largest student festival leading team of 150+, Represented college dramatics and speaking arts teams, winning multiple competitions on a national level

Work History:

Title: Global Future Leader Program

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 11 mos

Title: Bus. Dev Manager -> M&A Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Led an acquisition deal worth $20M+ end to end from approach to integration – Headed a product taking it from launch to $2M+ revenue in 1.5 yr – Managed a turnkey operations project to introduce automated assembly with 90% ROI in Y1 – Awarded best performer in extracurricular activities in the penultimate year of college

Post MBA Goal:

Short term: join the top-tier consulting firm to learn about the consulting world and interact with big clients in different industrial sectors Long term: Start own boutique consulting firm in India to help mid-size Indian manufacturers scale up with the help of better manufacturing and business transformation practices


Target School: London Business School

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, HEC Paris, INSEAD, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 52%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Global Graduate Scheme, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a former MIT Sloan adcom, I like a lot of what I see in your profile. Although you are a member of an oversaturated population within the MBA applicant pool (male Indian engineers), you have the credentials necessary to rise to the top. First, you attended an IIT (definitely one of the first criteria adcoms look at in order to weed out Indian applicants) and did well in MechE. Your extracurricular involvement also serves as a nice differentiator; I’m curious if you have found ways to contribute to your community post-grad (whether within a company committee or on your own). Your 750 will definitely catch admissions officers’ eyes and again help you stand …

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 55%

    There is little doubt of your formidable accomplishments. Add to that your undergraduate education at a top five IIT, your 750 GMAT and the fact that you have achieved so much at a manufacturing firm–which naturally supplies fewer young professionals to MBA applicant pools–and I would say LBS would be hardpressed to turn you away. Yes, as a male Indian engineer you still fall into the most over-represented part of the applicant pool. But I think your big life wins take you out of the pile. Good luck to you! Well done.

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