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Mr. Philanthropist

About Me:

Oversee teams of 3-7 researchers in multi-billion dollar mergers and acquisitions as they are reviewed by competition bureaus around the world. Background in data analytics and with SQL, SAS, and Python. Organize philanthropy events outside of any specific organization (of my own accord); since first-year of college raised ~$16k for various causes.


Undergrad School: Occidental College

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.71

GRE: 324

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Organize philanthropy events outside of any specific organization (of my own accord); since first-year of college been able to raise ~$16k for various causes

Work History:

Title: Analyst/Project Manager

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 11 mos

Big Life Wins:

First philanthropy event resulted in building a well in Liberia that serves over 200 individuals. Listed as a co-author on a white paper submitted to the FTC on the competitive effects of a California based merger.

Post MBA Goal:

Join the data analytics arm of a consulting firm (e.g., McKinsey Analytics or BCG Gamma).


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. It sounds like you’ve made meaningful impact in the areas of philanthropy and in analytics, and your academics are solid. To fully assess your odds for Wharton, I’d have to know more about the type of progression you’ve made in your firm so far (i.e. if you’ve been promoted or gotten increases in responsibility) and the quality of recommendations you expect to receive. I’d also like to understand more about your goals – what drives your passion for analytics, and why do McKinsey or BCG’s practices appeal to you? What kind of impact do you want to make?

    Additionally, since you’re already on the analytics/consulting track, Wharton may wonder why you need an MBA at this point in …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

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

    From what you describe about your M&A work and white paper about the competitive effects of a merger, I suspect that you work in economics consulting – perhaps in an anti-trust or litigation practice. This is exactly the work I did prior to getting my MBA.

    Your stats are in line with Wharton and your background in analytics is something you can build on during an MBA. Part of me wonders why you can’t get the McKinsey Analytics or BCG Gamma role now. What are the areas that you must develop through an MBA in order to be well qualified for this position? It will be important for you to answer this question in …

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