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Candidate:

Mr. Hopeful Fund Manager

About Me:

Hi. I am currently working as a strategy consultant but want to move into PE a few years down the line. Even though I have engineering and MBA degrees from one of the top universities in India, I intend to apply to US b-schools for global exposure, networking opportunities, and to hopefully work in the buy-side firms.

Details:

Undergrad School: IIT Delhi

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 8.52/10

GMAT: 770

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MBA

School Name: IIM Calcutta

Extracurriculars: Charity Volunteer, Part time VC analyst for a boutique firm

Work History:

Title: Sales & Trading

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Have been among the top 1 percentile in every competitive exams in India (among 500k+ candidates). I have also been a part of couple of impactful projects especially in the healthcare sector while working as a consultant.

Post MBA Goal:

Starting up my own fund.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Stanford GSB

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Hopeful Fund Manager, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. Right off the bat, I am impressed by the 770 GMAT! Although you are from an overrepresented population in the applicant pool, you have strengths that would help you float up: good GPA at an IIT, strong GMAT, and what appears to be growth in consulting (although you don’t say what firm). I do think Admissions officers will have some questions, though. Given you already have an MBA, you’ll have to make a strong argument for why another is necessary. How will you learn something different? While your “big life wins” focus on your exam success in India, I don’t have many details on your professional achievements. These make a big difference in …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 45%

  • 10% | 11 months ago

    Hi Mr. Hopeful Fund Manager, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. Right off the bat, I am impressed by the 770 GMAT! Although you are from an overrepresented population in the applicant pool, you have strengths that would help you float up: good GPA at an IIT, strong GMAT, and what appears to be growth in consulting (although you don't say what firm). I do think Admissions officers will have some questions, though. Given you already have an MBA, you'll have to make a strong argument for why another is necessary. How will you learn something different? While your "big life wins" focus on your exam success in India, I don't have many details on your professional achievements. These make a big difference in ...
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