Candidate:

Mr. Risk Consulting To Strategy Consulting

About Me:

I am a first generation college graduate, who self-financed education from the top-university in the country. I worked with a financial regulator and then I moved abroad and pivoted from banking to consulting.

Schools:

See More Profiles For: INSEAD

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Lahore University of Management Sciences

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 2.6

GMAT: 650

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Post Graduate Diploma - Banking & Finance

School Name: Virtual University

Extracurriculars: Political activities to promote democratic values

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Government

Length of Employment: 6 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1. Working in a major consulting firm after a financial regulator
2. First generational college graduate from an underprivileged background
3. Serving a youth political leader

Post MBA Goal:

Transition my career from risk consulting to strategy consulting

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    The fact that you are 1) a first gen college grad, and 2) from Pakistan is definitely in your favor. But your stats are well below the class average for INSEAD. A 650 GMAT and a 2.6 GPA put you at a real disadvantage for INSEAD where the faculty are involved in admissions and love high GPAs and standardized test scores. Your pivot makes you a bit more interesting, given your government experience and background. I don’t think INSEAD is going to go for this, unfortunately, and I hope I am wrong. If you are serious about going, I would keep taking the GMAT until you at least get closer to 700. That would significantly improve your chances. Good luck.

    7 months ago

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 5%

  • 5% | 7 months ago

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