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Candidate:

Mr. Over-Experienced

About Me:

I worked in various positions in State Bank of India – as a Branch Manager for 2 years wherein I achieved 12% growth in business and 70% increase in profits in the first year. Later worked as a Risk Management Analyst and ensured that the bank’s risk management guidelines are being followed. Now working for the past 6 months as a Credit Analyst.

Details:

Undergrad School: GITAM UNIVERSITY

Undergrad Major: Electronics & Instrumentation

GPA: 3.0

GRE: 330

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: I regularly play Carroms and I even won some tournaments in Carroms, I used to play Football a lot and I headed a team that won Championships at College, Badminton is another sport that I still keep playing.

Work History:

Title: Deputy Manager at State Bank of India

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Software Engineer at Accenture

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

I got 2 awards a Branch Manager in SBI – one for best compliance and another for achieving by branch budget targets by Q3. I even achieved 3 awards in my 2 years stint at Accenture – one award for going an Extra Mile at my work.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to move from personal finance to core finance – like Investment Banking or Forex Market Analyst. I sometimes do trading and I enjoy the finer aspects of Trading in Forex and Equities and I think an MBA can land me in the above job profile that I desperately wish.

Schools:

Target School: Tuck

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan, Ross, Duke Fuqua, UCLA Anderson, Kellogg, Chicago Booth

Odds:


The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 5%

  • 15% | 2 months ago

    Given your age, which would make you 32 at matriculation, I would think the odds are against you at Tuck. While the school definitely enrolls some students in their early 30s, the average age of an incoming MBA at Dartmouth is 28. So you would be four years older, have a below class average 3.0 GPA and are a male Indian, the most overrepresented portion of the elite MBA applicant pool. Your time at Accenture is a positive, though as a software engineer it puts you squarely in the center of that overrepresented pool. Your pivot to the State Bank of India may not be viewed as an upward move, even though it is clear you have established a successful track record there as a ...
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