Mr. Swings For The Fences

About Me:

Fluent in English & Spanish, Intermediate in Portuguese. CPA, CMA, level 1 CFA.


Target School: INSEAD

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Syracuse

Undergrad Major: Statistics

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 710

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: MS - Accounting

School Name: Marquette

Extracurriculars: D1 Athlete: conference champion x 2, 4 year starter, all conference

Work History:

Title: Advisory Senior Associate (Technical Accounting)

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Peace Corps (Central America) - Business Advising

Industry: Other

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Passed CPA and CMA in my first year of working at a big 4 firm on the first try.

Post MBA Goal:

Strategy consulting or M&A.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 18%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. I admire those who swing for the fences. You’ve had an intriguing career, with a mix of Peace Corps and accounting. What I’m not completely clear on is: why do you want an MBA – what drives your interest in strategy consulting/M&A? Also, why do you feel that INSEAD is the best fit for you? It very well could be a good fit, but I’d want to understand what it is about the international aspect of the program that you feel would drive your career goals, and the admissions committee will want to know this as well. From a competitiveness standpoint, academically – your GPA is slightly on the lower side (but it was in statistics, a …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. You have some interesting experience in both accounting and the Peace Corps — not that common a combination! I like also that you’re bilingual (verging on trilingual) and that you were a 4-year college athlete. All great to add color to your applications. Adcoms will want to understand the why behind your goal in strategy consulting? You didn’t share much about what may lie ahead after consulting or why consulting is a great next step for you. Lots of people pick that route and it’s a great way to get a lot of experience across a lot of different functions and industries and geographies in a short amount of time. But your application will benefit if …

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