Candidate:

Mr. MBB To Fintech

About Me:

I joined a US B4 firm in their consulting practice post-undergrad and spent 2 years there before being promoted. I then left to join an MBB firm and have been there for a year and am on track to be promoted early to manager this year. I’m passionate about fintech and hope to leverage my consulting experience to transition to fintech post-MBA.

Details:

Undergrad School: US T20 (Duke, Dartmouth, Cornell, etc)

Undergrad Major: Business

GPA: 3.37

GMAT: 770

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Pro bono consulting (through firm initiatives), Vice president of large academic organization in college, and Helped with recruiting/onboarding at my firm.

Work History:

Title: B4 Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: MBB Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Post MBA Goal:

In the short-term, I hope to join a fintech company in a product-focused role. In the long-term, I hope to found my own fintech startup.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton, Chicago Booth, MIT Sloan, Columbia

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. MBB To Fintech,
    It’s fantastic that you have a clear career vision! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – from an outstanding GMAT score, to a strong career trajectory, as well as solid campus and community leadership. These are all experiences that HBS is looking for. As you put your apps together, be sure to explain why you’re passionate about FinTech. What is the problem you’re hoping to solve through your FinTech startup – while you’re not expected to present your business plan in your apps, it’s helpful for the reader to understand what issue you’d like to address through starting your own company. If you can articulate this compellingly in your essays, …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 22%

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    Why HBS? Need a really compelling story even with that killer GMAT. Higher odds at Wharton or Columbia.

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