Mr. MBB/FinTech

About Me:

Ex-MBB consultant looking to move to FinTech – ~ 1/2 year of VC experience.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: Harvard, Wharton, INSEAD

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 760

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: College Rugby (President), Ally / Diversity Network volunteering

Work History:

Title: Consultant (MBB)

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: VC

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– 3 years experience at MBB before successful switch to VC fund – Undergraduate transfer to Wharton

Post MBA Goal:

– Work at early / growth-stage Fintech, eventually moving over to VC


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  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Mr. MBB/Fintech, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. Your profile definitely highlights multiple qualities that top MBA programs seek in their applicants! A Wharton econ undergrad with a 3.7 GPA who then was hired at MBB, made the leap to VC pre-MBA, and scored a 760 on his GMAT. I also love your role in college rugby and volunteering with the Ally/Diversity Network. How many more boxes can you check?! The challenge is you are targeting the most competitive MBA program from an applications per seat standpoint, which also highly desires applicants who have big dreams and want to change the world. You have nailed the academic and professional strengths, but your profile appears to be missing the community engagement piece. I’m also …

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  • Gatehouse Admissions Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. MBB/FinTech – Liza with Gatehouse Admissions here. First, congrats on the move from MBB to VC. I can’t tell you how often I see applicants identifying VC as a post-MBA goal – and you, my friend, are already there! You’ve got compelling stats – a 3.7 at an Ivy school, a 760, MBB… But, high stats are often a prerequisite at the schools you are considering – and they certainly will be in your case, given the “feeder” names on your resume. In order to feel better about your chances, I’d want to better explore your leadership – I see some evidence above (Pres. of Rugby team, fo ex), but HBS and GSB really expect to see a consistent habit of leadership. I …

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