London Business School | Mr. Global Graduate Scheme
GMAT 750, GPA 7.2/10
Tuck | Mr. Global Corp Comms
GRE 325, GPA 3.4
Harvard | Mr. Aero Software ENG
GRE 312, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Ms. Transformation
GMAT 720, GPA 3.6
Kellogg | Mr. Lucky Banker
GMAT 730, GPA 4.0
Chicago Booth | Mr. Honduras IE
GMAT 730, GPA 3.4
Stanford GSB | Mr. Energy Reform
GMAT 700, GPA 3.14 of 4
Stanford GSB | Ms. Startup Poet
GRE 330, GPA 3.2
HEC Paris | Mr. iOS App Developer
GMAT 610, GPA 3.3
INSEAD | Mr. Sailor in Suit
GMAT 740, GPA 3.6
IU Kelley | Ms. Biracial Single Mommy
, GPA 2.5/3.67 Grad
Harvard | Mr. Startup
GRE 327, GPA 3.35
Harvard | Mr. Public Finance
GMAT 720, GPA 3.9
Stanford GSB | Mr. Rocket Scientist Lawyer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.65 Cumulative
Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12
Darden | Mr. Leading Petty Officer
GRE (MCAT) 501, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Almost Ballerina
GRE ..., GPA ...
Darden | Mr. Federal Consultant
GMAT 780, GPA 3.26
Harvard | Mr. Polyglot
GMAT 740, GPA 3.65
Darden | Mr. Engineer Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.47
Stanford GSB | Mr. Navy Officer
GMAT 770, GPA 4.0
Stanford GSB | Mr. Systems Change
GMAT 730, GPA 4
Tuck | Mr. Consulting To Tech
GMAT 750, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Ms. Ambitious Hippie
GRE 329, GPA 3.9
Harvard | Mr. Milk Before Cereals
GMAT 710, GPA 3.3 (16/20 Portuguese scale)
Harvard | Mr. Sales To Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 3.49
INSEAD | Ms. Hope & Goodwill
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5


Mr. Irish Consultant

About Me:

Born and raised in rural Ireland, first gen. college student, and a British/Irish passport holder. I hold an undergraduate engineering masters degree from a Russell Group University. Currently work in consulting – think Deloitte, Kearney, with past internships at a large European aircraft manufacturer and a software startup.


Undergrad School: Russell Group University

Undergrad Major: MEng Aerospace Engineering

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 710

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Venture Analyst at a Social Impact Capital Newsletter, Strategy Development for Ugandan Social Enterprise

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: , 9 mos

Title: Analyst

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Traveled to Uganda to redefine strategy for social enterprise supporting youths affected or infected by AIDS. Have had three research papers published in the area of manufacturing finances.

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term – MBB with industrials/tech focus or leadership development program in tech. Long Term – Leading role in large industrial. Focus on the increased use of technology to drive manufacturing efficiency and environmental sustainability.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, INSEAD


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 12%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Irish Consultant,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, GSB alum and Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I like your personal story of being a first generation college student from rural Ireland. Tell me more! And be sure to do that in your essays. The Admissions Committee (AdCom) is always looking for unique, smart, driven individuals who have succeeded against the odds. I also liked that you’ve been involved in the World Economic Forum, and quite a unique project in Uganda. How have these experiences shaped you and your perspectives? If you can share these compellingly in your application, and connect the dots for AdCom to explain how an MBA fits in with your future career goals, I think you have a strong …

    3 months ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You have solid stats and I love seeing that you’re a first-generation college student. We don’t see a ton of applicants from Ireland, particularly rural Ireland, so that will help you stand out. Seeing the project in Uganda is great — be sure to show what you learned from what you did/what you experienced there. It doesn’t sound like your ST and LT goals are necessarily linked to social enterprise or emerging markets, so make sure that you are able to connect the dots of your story. Really explain the why behind your ST and LT goals and how an MBA is vital to reach those goals. GSB is the hardest admit around at 6% but I think …

    3 months ago Read the full review

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 13%

  • 10% | 1 month ago

  • 15% | 1 month ago

  • 15% | 3 months ago

Rate The Odds of Acceptance