Mr. Relationship Manager

About Me:

Relationship Manager in the Corporate Banking Department of HBL (Pakistan’s largest commercial bank).


Undergrad School: LUMS, Pakistan

Undergrad Major: Accounting and Finance

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: 750

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: President, LUMS Society of Professional Accountancy

Work History:

Title: Relationship Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Fastest rising Management Trainee at HBL getting promoted within the first 12 months. Youngest Relationship Manager at HBL’s Corporate Banking Department, independently managing a portfolio of 20 corporate clients. Successfully led the region’s remediation exercise as part of HBL’s Global Transformation Program. On-boarded three new-to-bank client.

Post MBA Goal:

I aim to set up my own boutique consulting firm catering to SMEs in Pakistan. Will join MBB to learn best practices and acquire the skills I would need to pursue this endeavor.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Your profile tells me you are a smart, hard-working young man who is clearly doing very well in your early career. Your big life wins are impressive, from being the fastest rising management trainee to being the youngest relationship manager in the corporate banking department. The fact that you independently manage a portfolio of 20 corporate clients is a sign that you are trusted and highly valued. Your basic stats–a 3.8 GPA and a 750 GMAT–are solid. But here’s the challenge: Unless I’m missing something, I don’t see something here, particularly in your extras, that is driving you into a program as highly selective as Harvard or Stanford. It’s possible that HBS would accept you, given your achievements at work but I think you need …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 45%

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  • 100% | 2 months ago

    Mr. Relationship Manager clearly has an amazing profile.
  • 100% | 2 months ago

    All I see is the road to somewhere better.
  • 25% | 5 months ago

    Really strong GMAT score from Pakistan where the country average is 510 and superior work experience.
  • 15% | 5 months ago

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