Candidate:

Mr. Tech To MBB

About Me:

Grew up with some bumps in the road. During college lost parents and took custody of a younger sibling, driving abysmal GPA. However, turned lemons into lemonade and discovered a passion for helping others. This passion has manifested itself in my career through numerous business transformation cases, and I seek to continue this post MBA.

Schools:

Target School: Darden

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Cornell Johnson, Ross

See More Profiles For: Darden

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Major State School

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 2.4

GMAT: 710

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Certified course: Statistics & R - 4.0 GPA

School Name: Hbx

Extracurriculars: Group leader for an emotional support group, primarily leading discussions and helping to stimulate constructive group dialogue on very difficult subject, Serve as an alumni mentor for undergrad university, Weekend warrior stand up comedian

Work History:

Title: Senior FP&A Analyst

Industry: Transportation

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Sr Associate, Strategic Finance

Industry: Technology

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

Overhaul of financial reports for US airline, reducing headcount needs & identifying 100M+ in annual saving. Original member of Corp Finance team at major SF based tech company – built out numerous models and practices now utilized by 150+ team members, worked on S1 filing for IPO, advise CEO & CFO on narrative for quarterly earnings calls.

Post MBA Goal:

I have always had a deep passion for identifying problems and implementing solutions. I want to leverage my fortune 100 and high growth tech background to continue performing business transformations as an MBB consultant.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 40%

    I am so glad that Darden is your first choice. That’s because it is a school that lives up to its word in giving applicants a holistic review. Clearly, your GPA from a state school is a huge hurdle to overcome. At 2.4, it’s more than a full point below the 3.5 class average. It is also well below the mid-80% range of 3.1 to 3.9. You are smart enough to know that an M7 school is out of the picture. You do, however, have a real story to tell, having worked through the tragedy of losing your parents and then having the take on the responsibility of raising a younger sibling. Your work history proves you have turned lemons into lemonade. You did to …

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