Candidate:

Mr. Life Science Consultant

About Me:

I graduated from Northeastern with the goal of starting a career in corporate finance through General Electric’s Financial Management Program. After completing the program, the business I was rolling off into was being sold off. I took the opportunity to switch industries from Oil & Gas to healthcare, inspired by personal events in my life.

Details:

Undergrad School: Northeastern University

Undergrad Major: Dual majors in Economics & Finance

GPA: 3.73

GMAT: 700

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Low-Income & Underserved Highschool Student Mentor, Pro-bono MedTech Start-up Consultant, Hospital Patient Waiting Room Volunteer

Work History:

Title: Deloitte Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: GE FMP

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Post MBA Goal:

My ultimate goal is to become a finance executive at a life science company. Post-MBA, however, I hope to return to Deloitte through their graduate school assistance program, and further the life science strategy consulting practice.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan, Duke Fuqua, Tuck, Kellogg, McCombs School of Business, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Life Science Consultant,
    How fortunate that you transitioned into healthcare from oil & gas when you did! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. Having a healthcare background myself, I am thrilled to see smart people join the industry! I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – solid GPA, robust work at Deloitte, and strong community leadership through your mentoring work. I do think your GMAT score is a shade soft for HBS. I agree with Melisa to retake the GMAT if possible, or look into the GRE – some candidates perform better with the GRE format. Do you already have sponsorship from Deloitte? If you do, that’s a strong endorsement that you’re a top performer at work, which is something …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Life Science Consultant, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Happy New Year! So it sounds like you are working towards, or have been offered to be sponsored by Deloitte for your MBA. What I like about this is that you have an exit plan (post-MBA job) already. Adcomms will like this because it shows Deloitte’s confidence in you and you have guaranteed employment post-MBA, zero risk. I also like that your long term goal brings together the experiences you’ve had so far – a finance rotational program and experience in healthcare consulting sets you up to work in finance long term. The next couple years will be a very exciting time to be in healthcare and would also imagine you will get experience across …

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