Mr. Real Estate Investor

About Me:

I’m currently working in real estate private equity in Japan having experience in working at one of GS/JPM/MS structuring desks in Tokyo.
I have a total of 3 years of experience and would like to apply to HBS/GSB/Wharton.


Target School: Wharton

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Top 3 in Japan

Undergrad Major: Econ

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 720

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: President of School Finance Club, Regularly teach modeling to finance club students, and Captain of two different sporting teams.

Work History:

Title: Real Estate Private Equity Analyst

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

I’ve enjoyed participating in a lot of EC activities such as sports and giving back to my finance club.

Post MBA Goal:

Continue on REPE in the US.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Real Estate Investor,
    You have a unique background focusing on real estate private equity in Japan! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think there are a lot of strengths in your profile – differentiated work background, experience at top banks in Japan, leadership track record during college, engagement with your community. Your soft GPA may be a concern for Wharton, coupled with a GMAT score that is a shade below their average. As for your GPA, if there were any circumstances that affected your grades, do consider explaining them in the optional essay. If you have time, consider retaking the GMAT. Even a 10- or 20-point bump could make your application more competitive. As you pull your apps together, be sure to describe …

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