Mr. IB Transistion

About Me:

I started out as an analyst in the corporate finance team of Andersen Tax’s India affiliate firm. Subsequently, I moved to Credit-Suisse as part of the Industrial Attachment program (IB-Product Control) 2015-16. At present, I run a small transaction support service team based out of New Delhi supporting bankers and entrepreneurs in deal execution.


See More Profiles For: Cornell Johnson

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Delhi

Undergrad Major: Commerce

GPA: 3.0

GRE: 327

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Chartered Accounatnt

School Name: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Extracurriculars: Played Volleyball, runner-up Interdepartmental Volleyball tournament in college.

Work History:

Title: Partner

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 11 mos

Title: Full-time Intern

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Professional appreciation from the ex-chief investment officer of a sovereign wealth fund & a top global insurance company. Won an exclusive long-term partnership with a major U.K. based advisory firm to execute and manage the firm’s India based transactions. Advised a top-10 pre-school & K-12 education group on their $130M LBO deal.

Post MBA Goal:

I aim to holistically develop my personality and leadership, develop a strong personal and professional network, and become part of an inclusive and cooperative community in an MBA program. My post-MBA career goal is to transition into Investment Banking role at a reputable firm


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 52%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. IB Transition, this is Julie-Anne Heafey at mbaMission. As you know, applying to a US MBA is a highly competitive endeavor for Indian applicants, and applicants need to show better-than-average stats to get attention. You’ve formed a great list, starting with Cornell, where your GRE score will stand out. I also like the impact I am reading in your profile–highlighting your successes and how you achieved them will be important for your application. The one thing I wonder about is that your “boutique” firm could be a hurdle if it’s very small/unknown, so you might look for ways to build credibility through its clients, partners, etc. Best of luck!

    4 years ago
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 60%

    Hey Mr. IB Transition it’s Lisa Cummings at Stratus Admissions. Go BIg Red, I am a Johnson alum myself! You stats should put your target and other schools within reach, that’s a great list for you. You are coming from a very competitive demographic so you’ll want to capitalize on those big work wins in your essays. It sounds like you have made solid progression professionally and have a good amount of responsibility and leadership given your tenure. Highlight your impact on your teams and at your clients to take full advantage of that. The missing piece here is who are you? What do you do outside of work ? Are you involved in any groups or part of …

    4 years ago Read the full review

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