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Mr. Private Equity Analyst

About Me:

Earn MEng in Mining Engineering and worked in RE through my family’s company for 2 years. Transitioned into PE after completing an MSc Finance in the UK and spent 8 months in DE as an Analyst while currently working in Investment Consulting for another 8 months.Lived in Greece, UK, Germany.
Applying with waivers to MIT and Ross no GMAT score.


Undergrad School: TUC (GR)

Undergrad Major: MEng Mining Engineering

GPA: 6.6/10

GRE: Waiver

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MSc Finance

School Name: Cranfield University (UK)

Extracurriculars: Basketball Player U18 Greek League 2nd place (Rivals went to NBA/Euroleague) - Team Captain 2 years, President Greek Club / Portfolio Manager Finance Club Cranfield SoM

Work History:

Title: Real Estate Analyst

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Private Equity Analyst

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:


Post MBA Goal:

Looking to transition in to IB/RE in NYC/LA.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 28%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. PE Analyst! Kate Richardson, Senior Admissions Consultant, here. As you’re likely aware, there will be quite a few PE applicants, especially to top schools like Wharton, so just being from that sector makes your odds pretty tough. In your profile, I think your family business experience and international exposure will be two positive differentiators. On the other side, I think your academic profile could be a challenge at Wharton — your undergrad GPA is below their 3.6 average, and your GRE is also below their 324 average. Obviously you can’t change the GPA, so I think it’s worth investing some time to increase your GRE. The fact that your GPA in your MSc is higher is great, but already having an MS brings …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. PE Analyst, This is Donna Bauman at Stratus admissions and I have worked successfully with many PE Analysts. I had a PE client get accepted to Wharton with stats lower than yours. But that being said, there is no pure formula for your success. What I have found is it helps to have a very compelling story that is bigger than just you. What motivates you to look at NYC/LA? Why do you need a further degree after the MSc Finance? These are questions that you will need to answer convincingly to gain acceptance to your dream programs. The good news is that most people have a lot more time on their hands right now to think about what motivates them and what …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 28%

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  • 10% | 2 years ago

    Not clear why you want an MBA. Not clear how your presence would benefit an MBA program. Not clear what your post MBA degree objectives are. Your work history and work accomplishments are not clear. What is clear is that you are unlikely to be admitted to a top MBA program without hiring an experienced admissions consultant.

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