Mr. Half&Half

About Me:

Currently in a half tech half business role and want to transition to a more business focused role. Worried my UG gpa will hold me back, assumed I would never go back to school so lost focus in some low relevance classes.


Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: NYU Stern, Tuck, Yale, MIT Sloan, Kellogg SOM

See More Profiles For: Chicago Booth

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Rice University

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.1

GMAT: 745

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Led talks and seminars for URMS looking into higher education or training programs.

Work History:

Title: M&A Tech Specialist

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Graduated a year early and from high school with 90 college credits (3.9 gpa which could help offset UG gpa).
– Was promoted to a leadership role within 3 years.
– Have lead over 2 billion dollars worth of M&A tech due diligence.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to a bigger firm in either consulting, or IB, but still maintaining some connection to tech. Would like to broaden my horizons a bit and work with other fields, but still want to play to my strengths in the tech side.


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