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Mr. Lucky Banker

About Me:

From a rural area of a southern state, I am fascinated by the banking industry and the regulatory environment. I am also passionate about educational attainment and food security.


Undergrad School: Sun Belt school

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 730

Age: 23,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Leading figure of student government association, Mentored underprivileged and conditionally admitted students in an official capacity, Office manager for American Legion Boys State program for my state

Work History:

Title: Bank Examiner

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: FDIC

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

I was a Fulbright finalist to the University of Reading (UK), and I received the top undergraduate honor for service at my university.

Post MBA Goal:

Start my own consultancy in banking.


Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Darden, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Mr. Lucky Banker, it sounds to me like you worked hard to land your job as an examiner at the FDIC. I bet that had as much to do with your success there than luck. So I am going to assume that your “Sun Belt School” is probably not a feeder to the elite MBA programs that are on your target list. But your 4.0 GPA in finance would have put you at the top of your class so it should make less difference, particularly for such schools as Kellogg, Duke and Darden that tend to view candidates more holistically. Your 730 GMAT is an impressive achievement as well and either above or at the class averages for the schools to which you plan on …

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