Mr. Indian Software Engineer

About Me:

Hi, I am a deferred MBA candidate looking to apply to some of these deferred MBA schools. I have 2 internships at large Fortune 10 companies, as a software engineering intern, and will be joining the company I most recently interned for. Please evaluate my profile.


Undergrad School: Top 5 Public University

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.62

GMAT: 710

Age: 21,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Bachelors

School Name: Top 5 public University

Extracurriculars: Consulting Club - Director, FinTech Club - Executive Board Member, Startup Founder

Work History:

Title: Software Engineering Intern

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Planning to use my technology background to work in the hedge fund industry. The company I will be working for is financial related, and I would like an MBA so I can pivot into buy-side investing.


Target School: Columbia

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi, it’s Nisha with mbaMission. What deferred programs look for: Outstanding academics, excellent extracurricular leadership, and strong professional promise as demonstrated by internships, recommendations, and your post-graduation plans. It sounds like you’ve made some impressive professional inroads already and have a great job lined up, along with strong extracurricular involvement. Your academics are solid, but given the high standards admissions committees have for GMAT scores among deferred applicants, I’d bump that up to a 730+ if possible.

    In your application, you’ll want to emphasize the leadership impact you’ve made in your campus organizations, given how much business schools value leadership. You’ll also want to make your motivations clear – what drove you to decide to channel your CS skills into a finance …

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