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Mr. Hopeful Consultant

About Me:

Worked for a top Hedge fund in the US right out of undergrad. Moved on to work for my family’s manufacturing business in India to lead a backward integration/expansion project for over half a year. Following this, I took up an opportunity with an MBB consulting firm in the USA as a tech consultant. I work with a couple of Non-profits in my free time.


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.21

GRE: 330

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Steering committee of an Indian emergency response NGO, Volunteer for meals on wheels, Teaching english to underprivileged children in India

Work History:

Title: Senior Digital Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Technology Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Revamped and modernized the tech infrastructure in the world’s largest hedge fund and made it completely self-reliant, secure, and scalable also saving millions in costs. Lead an expansion project for my family business and increased expected revenue significantly through cutting costs and acquiring new clients.

Post MBA Goal:

I plan to pivot to management consulting for a couple of years and then return to lead and grow my family business.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Hopeful Consultant, you have a very impressive background. I am impressed with the impact you have had in both your professional and community endeavors. You’ve already proven yourself as a consultant so your aspirations to move to management consulting are attainable—be clear why you need the MBA to make this transition. I think you have a lot of leadership to draw upon so be sure that shines through in your HBS essay. I like that you have added GSB, Booth and Sloan to the mix as well. I think you’ve got some great examples of getting things done that will resonate with Sloan. If you want to reach out for a free consult, I’d be glad to discuss your situation in more detail.

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