Mr. Out Of Left Wing

About Me:

A corporate lawyer with experience in transactional, technology and employment work.


Undergrad School: University Law College, Bengaluru

Undergrad Major: Law

GPA: 2.3

GRE: 319

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: B.A. LL.B. (Hons)

School Name: University Law College

Extracurriculars: 5+ years volunteering at a not for Profit focused on education.

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Law

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

1) Was part of the team that lead the investment into India’s largest English news channel; and 2) Handle all contractual documents for Google’s proposed upcoming $150,000,000 investment into it’s India campus.

Post MBA Goal:

The ultimate aim to is change my field and sector of operations. I’m hoping to leverage my corporate legal background and diverse experience to bring something new to the table, compared to the usual cohorts. Preferred fields include technology and healthcare.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: INSEAD, Harvard, HEC Paris, London Business School, N U Singapore


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Stanford likes lawyers but not when their undergraduate transcripts lead to a GPA of 2.3 from a non-feeder school to boot. Clearly, your record as a lawyer is strong and impressive. But at an MBA program which accepts only 7% of its candidates from an already self-selecting applicant pool, you are pretty much dead on arrival, especially with a GRE score that is 11 points below the class average. Given your selection of schools, I would make your first choice INSEAD, London or HEC Paris. Your odds are much better at those schools and an MBA from any one of those schools would allow you to fulfil your dreams.

    7 months ago

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    Stanford is a waste of time for you. GPA way too low to even be seriously considered.
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