Mr. Rowing Guy

About Me:

Joined a start-up construction company at the age of 17 as an intern. Promoted to Analyst within 6 months and continued working in a full time capacity while I pursued my undergraduate degree. Promoted to Project Manager after 24 months and I am now an Investment Manager controlling funds for large scale construction projects around Europe.


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Undergrad School: King's College London

Undergrad Major: History & International Relations

GPA: 4.0 (First Class Honours)

GRE: 310

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Avid rower, having represented clubs in national and international races in the first boat; working towards a EASA Private Pilot's License; Led the firm's charity efforts in the Philippines to rebuild the village next to our factory- in total rebuilding over 40 homes.

Work History:

Title: Investment Manager

Industry: Construction Management

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Rebuilding a village for our workforce that lived next to our factory in the Philippines. This was a coordinated effort that led me to manage a team of over 30 people as well as local volunteers on the ground. Was able to maintain a First-Class average (4.0 GPA) while working full time and managing a team of 10 people across 3 offices.

Post MBA Goal:

Return to the company as it scales up and deploy my new insights and skills to help the company grow.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 20%

    So as you may already know, at the age of 22 you are a bit young for an MBA at a world class institution like London. A little more work experience would allow you to row right onto the campus. Everything else about you looks really solid, from your perfect GPA at King’s College to your work accomplishments. Sure, you could do better on the GRE and if you could stand it, I would recommend that you retake it and get your score closer to 320. One surprising thing to me about your profile is the fact you are 22 but have four years of work experience. Based on your big life win, it appears you were working full time while also going to school? …

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