Mr. Tech Consulting

About Me:

Came out of undergrad with experience at NASA and Experian with the expectation to move to Big Tech, but after a near-death experience, pivoted towards human-based consulting. Current work is mostly technical-based implementation, leading development teams across multiple projects.


Target School: Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Virginia

Undergrad Major: B.S. Computer Science

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 720

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Built pro-bono delivery management website for Meals on Wheels, Providing pro-bono consulting services to DC-based non-profit

Work History:

Title: Senior Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Big 4

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

I graduated undergrad in 3 years. Worked at a major government consulting firm for a year, promoted after 9 months. Moved to top Big 4 consulting firm, promoted again after 1.5 years. High visibility to firm partners, expecting MBA sponsorship.

Post MBA Goal:

I hope to use an MBA to pivot to more strategy-based consulting work, rather than implementation work itself. Many of my implementation projects have had difficulty succeeding due to strat teams with no technical knowledge. Want to combine experience with tech to become well-balanced leader.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. I definitely understand the motivations behind your career goals, and it’s quite common to want to move from implementation-based consulting to strategy-based consulting – I’ve actually worked successfully with a number of clients with that very same path.

    Your progressive career within consulting, the strong possibility that you’ll secure firm sponsorship, and on top of that your solid academics and meaningful community involvement, will put you in contention for the top schools as long as you execute strong applications that: highlight your professional/personal impact, explain clearly the motivations behind your goals, and make a strong case for why each program is a good fit for you based on its culture and resources within/outside of the classroom. Please get …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 40%

    Mr. Tech Consulting – thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    I’m curious, are you looking to apply NOW to start a program in the summer/fall of 2020? Since you have a decent GMAT and strong work progression, this could be an opportunity to take steps towards transitioning to strategy consulting sooner rather than later. Alternatively, if you have sponsorship then perhaps CBS J-term might be a good option.

    I like how you have been using your talents to support community initiatives. To find a seat at CBS, it will be important for you to demonstrate why you want to be at the very center of business. What opportunities exist at CBS that you hope to leverage as you move towards your goals?(Master classes? …

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