Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever

About Me:

Hello I’m Low GPA Over Achiever, I am from India , specifically the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Completed my Mechanical Engineering degree in 2010 from JNTU Kakinada and later worked for a shipping company. In 2014 I joined TAPMI Manipal and pursued my MBA in Finance , later worked for Cognizant and now working for UBS India.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Considering: NYU Stern, Berkeley Haas

See More Profiles For: MIT Sloan

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: JNTU Kakinada

Undergrad Major: B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 2.5

GMAT: 700

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MBA

School Name: TAPMI Manipal

Extracurriculars: Amateur Pianist, Polyglot, Swimmer

Work History:

Title: Senior Business Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 5 mos

Title: IT Business Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 8 mos

Big Life Wins:

Two Wins precisely which have changed the course of my life – Firstly marrying the love of my life after around 11 years of struggle in 2016, and the Second win was cracking CAT & XAT and achieving 98.5 percentile in both

Post MBA Goal:

I want to ensure I don’t contaminate the risk I’m taking. Firstly, a purely organic vegetable farm – the twist here is to ensure each farm runs by itself with minimal human intervention. Secondly, I wish to make a name for myself in the AI business and I believe AI is a need and not a gimmick which can better the lives of this world.


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    Hi Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. So it’s not every day that I talk with someone who is an organic farmer and wants to make an impact in AI! Maybe you can build an AI tool that can alleviate human interaction in your farm? So first the GPA, I am guessing you used a translator here or converted straight to a 4.0 scale. Often the Indian 10 pt scale does not directly correlate – so you may want to relook at this. Partially, because with a lower GPA (if it is truly low compared to your class) and a 700 GMAT, I think that MIT, NYU and Stern are long shots. To put in perspective, and I am not a …

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