Mr. Team Builder

About Me:

I am a Chartered Accountant in India (the Indian equivalent of a CPA in the USA), with 6.5 years of experience in finance with a top global consulting firm, the last 4 of which have been in the Financial Data Analytics space. I am concerned that my GMAT score might not be enough to get into my target schools, and my profile might not stand out.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Tepper

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Osmania University

Undergrad Major: Finance and Accounting

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 690

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Chartered Accountant

School Name: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Extracurriculars: Mentored an underprivileged student towards her goal of becoming a microbiologist | Assisted the elderly in my community by filing their tax returns and helping them control their finances

Work History:

Title: Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 6 yrs, 5 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Built a team of 15 Analysts working for 120+ clients across India, over 4 years using the latest tech starting from a small team of 3 working with 40 clients.
– Promoted to Sr. Consultant and then Manager in 4 years (typical track is 6). I will be Sr. Manager by the time I apply.
– Experienced in 4 Sectors (Pharma, Tech, Retail, Construction)

Post MBA Goal:

– Work in the area of customer and product management in the retail and ecommerce space, and lead an organization to adopt a data-driven approach to decision making.
– Shift to the consulting track in the consumer markets space.


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  • Patty Keegan, Fortuna Admissions | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Dear Mr. Team Builder – kudos for recognizing the areas of your future application most in need of your attention. Before diving in and retaking the GMAT (something that should still be a consideration), think about how you can focus on the “wins” in your profile – you are a Chartered Accountant, your undergraduate GPA is excellent, you have nearly 7 years experience with a global consultancy firm leading a large team, exposure to multiple industries, proven track record of increasing responsibilities AND giving back in your community. Kellogg looks for community contribution in addition to your ability to handle the academic work. You should focus on the experiences gained from building and mentoring your team of analysts. What are some of those learnings? …

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