Mr. Indian I-Banker

About Me:

Creative and kind with a never-say-die attitude, have been leading the training and development of analyst classes for 2.5 years, designated lead for the execution of M&A mandates, regular interactions with CXOs on their inorganic strategy.


Target School: Columbia

Considering: NYU Stern

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: KIIT University

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 8.63

GMAT: 740

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: PGDM (Finance, Strategy)

Extracurriculars: Painting

Work History:

Title: Director, M&A Advisory

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 7 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

Promoted with top-of-the-class ratings throughout my time in IB across 2 MNCs and have had 3 promotions, all ahead of schedule

Post MBA Goal:

In the long term, I want to startup in the financial literacy space, but in the near term want to join a fintech startup to gain a deeper knowledge of that specific ecosystem vs the current MNC experience I have.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Indian I-Banker,
    It sounds like you are doing well in your banking career. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. Congrats on your promotions and strong leadership experiences. Your GMAT score is also competitive, coupled with your robust undergrad grades. Given your strong finance background, what is stopping you from joining a fintech startup now? I am guessing you could get a role in a fintech startup even without an MBA. As you write about your career goals, the Columbia Admissions Committee will be curious to know why you would like to transition into a fintech startup. Why are you passionate about financial literacy? And how will a Columbia MBA help? What specific skillset or knowledge are you seeking at Columbia? If you can articulate …

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