Mr. Little Late For MBA

About Me:

I am a manager at a Big 4. I am a little late for an MBA but experienced in financial advisory services.


Undergrad School: Liberal Arts

Undergrad Major: Accountings

GPA: 3.76

GRE: 333

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CFA, CPA

Extracurriculars: Foreign Volunteer activity

Work History:

Title: Advisory Manager

Industry: Consulting


Length of Employment: 7 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Crazy return from personal investing (over millions), published a book about investing.

Post MBA Goal:

Want to work in a buyside investment firm.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Little Late For MBA,
    I don’t think you’re too late for HBS! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. Kudos on doing so well on your personal investing while holding a manager position at a Big 4 firm. That’s not easy and I think the Admissions Committee would be interested in your story. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe why MBA? What specific skillset or knowledge are you seeking at HBS that would help you reach your future goals. With your accounting background and investing results, what is holding you back from pivoting into a buyside investment firm right now? If you can articulate this compellingly in your essays, that would be the key to your application success. One area to …

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