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Candidate:

Mr. Risky Business

About Me:

My career thus far has been in credit risk management for an F500 commercial bank, but I am looking to take a risk in my life and move on to get my MBA. I was in a leadership program for my first year out of college where I excelled as an internal consultant, and I am looking to transition into consulting.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Michigan

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 780

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Executive Board for Fraternity, Mentor for Financial Literacy, Mentor for Current Management Trainees

Work History:

Title: Quantitative Risk Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Management Development Program

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Designed a prospecting tool for the bank during my time as an internal consultant in the leadership program which has since been implemented. Captained a team of peers on a successful project during that time.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition into financial services consulting at a top consulting firm or work in an internal consulting role at a F100 financial institution

Schools:

Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: MIT Sloan, Chicago Booth, Yale, Duke Fuqua

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 65%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 70%

    Hi Mr. Risky Business, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. There’s a lot to love in your profile –those management development programs are excellent training grounds and already something of a stamp of approval on your candidacy…you’ve developed new things that have changed the way things operate at your company…and you have a monster GMAT score. I’m putting the GMAT last quite deliberately – sometimes these “candidacy assessments” over-emphasize the stats piece, but truly, it’s a holistic evaluation. Especially at Kellogg – your leadership, your teamwork, your attitude – they all matter. And that’s why I agree with the other expert Lisa here – you still need to bring your voice into the application. Your profile was pretty brief so …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 60%

    Mr. Risky Business, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. Applying to B school should not be risky business for you. With your solid stats and professional record, your file will catch the eye of many schools’ admissions committees. To make sure your application really pops, you will want to craft a solid narrative that would include more details on the prospecting tool you developed as well as what the impact of that tool has been. You seem to have good leadership experience, both leading peers in a professional setting and at Michigan for your fraternity. I also like your interest in helping others through your literacy work and mentoring of new hires. Just so you don’t look like you …

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