Candidate:

Mr. Merchant Of Debt

About Me:

Investor passionate about private markets wanting to transition from private debt to private equity.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top European Engineering School

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2

GMAT: 760

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Master in Quant Finance / Master in Finance

School Name: Top European Engineering School / Oxbridge

Extracurriculars: Oxbridge Boat Club, Mentoring UG school alumni, Developer for UG uni

Work History:

Title: Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: UMM Private Debt Firm (10bn+ AUM)

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: MF Private Debt Arm (Oaktree/Apollo/Blackstone/KKR/etc.)

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Two Masters at age 23 (one at same institution than UG, another at Oxbridge), prizes and distinction for course performance in both of them, managed to gain 1.5 years of experience through full-time internships in addition to studies.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition from a private credit role to a private equity role.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hey there, Mr. Merchant of Debt, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. You are clearly a bright star on the academic front and racked up a lot of accomplishments very early on. This is impressive, but what I didn’t hear about all that much was your impact and accomplishments at work, especially in your current role. So I’d be looking for a few things in your application — 1) professional impact and a strong POV on your industry (along with stellar recs), 2) clear reasoning for why an MBA makes sense and is not just another trophy on your resume and 3) a personal story that illuminates who you are. If you can do these things, I think you’ll present …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. I love so much of what I see in your profile and think you will be competitive at top schools. I just gave you a 25% at HBS because the average is about 10% and I see you having a better-than-average chance there. Your GMAT is fantastic and your GPA is solid at a top school. You also have great work experience, and your work experience is right in the sweet spot as far as years. When I see another master’s degree on a resume I also want to bring up how important it is for you to explain why you need the MBA to reach your goals. Ad-coms want to avoid degree collectors so you really need …

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