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Mr. Hedge Fund To FinTech

About Me:

I currently consult Fortune 500 clients on establishing cutting-edge practices to catalyze financial innovation. My previous experience involve stints at a hedge fund (where I was the youngest Trader as well as the only non-STEM team member) as well as a boutique investment advisor.


Undergrad School: University of Delhi

Undergrad Major: Management

GPA: 61.5

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Tech Leaders Fellowship

School Name: Plaksha University

Extracurriculars: Volunteered with local NGO for the past 4 years to counsel underprivileged kids on educational and career opportunities.

Work History:

Title: Sr. Business Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Trader

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Top Performer Award
– Breaking into the highly competitive world of hedge funds as a Trader despite my non-traditional background.

Post MBA Goal:

I plan on transitioning into a Product Management role at a FinTech firm post my MBA. Having already gained significant experience working at the intersection of finance and technology, I want to leverage the MBA to sharpen my management and leadership skills along with broadening my network to help achieve my desired outcome.


Target School: Yale

Status: Open

Considering: Tepper, Columbia


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 30%

    You bring a lot to the game for Yale: A solid GMAT score that is above the median and amazing work experience at a hedge fund and a boutique investment shop. But you are also in a highly competitive cohort of applicants and will be competing against others who have Ivy League degrees and worked at Goldman, Morgan and Blackstone. Plus, you are an Indian male and there are a surplus of those in every elite business school pool. So I think you need to nail those essays and go out of your way to let the Yale admissions team know that SOM has long been your dream. Attend all of their online events. Visit the campus if you can, even if the pandemic is …

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