Candidate:

Mr. Multilingual

About Me:

I am from Rwanda, I study in France and I speak 4 languages fluently (French, English, Italian, Arabic). I was born and raised in Rwanda in a household with 7 children. My family was getting by and my parents did everything so that I could succeed and move forward.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Considering: MIT Sloan, Harvard, Wharton

See More Profiles For: Stanford GSB

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Sorbonne University

Undergrad Major: Mathematics

GPA: 15/20

GMAT: 770

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Other Degree/Certification: Master in Economics

School Name: Bocconi University Italy

Extracurriculars: Pro bono admission consultant (Helped 15 students from Rwanda gain admission at French universities), School student tutor (helped kids with their assignments and studies every week for 2 years), Taught a free seminar on how to write in English.

Work History:

Title: Summer Intern BNP Paribas

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 mos

Title: Summer Intern Societe Generale

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

My life biggest win is the respect I have for my parents and how proud they are of me.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to work in banking and bring that industry to Rwanda.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 18%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, Mr. Multilingual, Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission here. You have already done very well for yourself, making it to the Sorbonne and Bocconi from what sounds like challenging circumstances and obtaining two likely-coveted internships in banking in France. I like your background very much, but like the other expert, I’m not totally clear on what we’re looking at here – are you a deferred enrollment candidate? What exactly is your mission/plan in bringing banking to Rwanda, and how would Stanford help? Is this a tech or social impact related project? What do you mean by “banking” here? Do you have plans for post-Bocconi and how do they fit in? I think if you can convey passion and a logical story …

    3 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 15%

    Mr. Multilingual – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan here from Stratus.

    Since you have just two 3-month stints of work and are 22, I suspect that you are wrapping up at Bocconi and will be applying for deferred enrollment at Stanford and the other programs you list. My assessment assumes that this is the case.

    I’m seeing glimpses of what could be a great narrative about overcoming the odds in a family that was struggling to get by. I really like that you are using your skills and knowledge to help others. Stanford GSB looks to accept candidates who will change lives, change organizations and change the world. You are already changing lives. If you can show adcom how an MBA from the GSB will set …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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