Mr. MBB Private Equity

About Me:

I have a total of 5 years of experience, currently working at MBB in Private Equity for past 2 years with 2 years in a different Practice building role with significant global experience; very successful trajectory with multiple early promotions. Transferred to a European country recently for 6mo to set-up a new office. Strong extracurriculars.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Columbia, Chicago Booth, Ross, Wharton, Tuck, INSEAD

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Delhi

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: TBD (target 720+)

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Lead a successful teaching volunteer program for a school of underprivileged children, College parliamentary debate team member with significant achievements across debate tournaments in the country; leadership role in debating society of college, Company football team - played for country team at global level across tournaments in US and Europe

Work History:

Title: Project Lead at MBB

Industry: Consulting

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Won a ‘big-deal’ results showcasing competition at an office-wide level – back story of leading the team to finals, and a win, when they’d never qualified before. – In college, from scratch to well recognized and very successful national parliamentary debater and judge.

Post MBA Goal:

Immediately after my MBA, I’d like to re-join at MBB and further my experience with PE/VC funds in the US building on my strong foundations and in the longer-term move into impact investing with a focus on education and gender (firms focused on internal gender equality – female leadership, etc.).


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 48%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    So there’s no doubt you check a lot of boxes for a Kellogg admit. You were able to pass the fine screen of an MBB firm, among the most selective employers in the world, and then you have clearly distinguished yourself, getting to work in PE with early promotions and international assignments. Your 4.0 GPA couldn’t be better. And your extras are truly extra, suggesting that you are a well-rounded, caring and compassionate individual. If I were a matchmaker (Confession: My new guilty pleasure is the Netflix show Indian Matchmaking), I would have no trouble matching you with a highly intelligent caring partner. So to my mind, there is only one reason that Kellogg rejects you: If you can’t achieve your GMAT target of 720 …

    4 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. MBB private Equity—this is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and as a Kellogg alum also I am excited to review your profile. There is a lot to like in having some very strong work experience and also great cross cultural work exposure too. You might be a candidate for the 1Y program since you have an econ major – check with Kellogg adcom if you have the coursework to be able to qualify—as given that you want to return to your current employer you could be a great fit there. I have worked successfully with many people helping them gain acceptance to Kellogg’s 1Y program and I myself did this program so I have a sense of the kind of student that could …

    3 years ago Read the full review

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 72%

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    They’ll let you in but if you’re aiming to add credibility; you need to be applying to Booth or,HBS as they have the bedrock PE Profs. Use Sloan as your backup (or primary) to cross register in HBS courses.
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    Definitely need a good GMAT score for Kellogg. That is the only missing ingredient in your profile. Assuming you get over 700, you should be golden.
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