Mr. The Commerce Guy

About Me:

I have been a Management Consulting Associate at a Big 4 for six months, and previously was a Deal Advisory & Strategy Senior Analyst at another Big 4 for 2 years. Primarily working in FS but have worked on projects across industries. B. COM – University of Delhi – ranked first in a batch size of 300 plus, and holds an MBA – dual major in Finance and Marketing from one of the Indian government universities (top six percentile of 100 students). Actively involved in clubs in undergrad & Masters (VP of debating society, Liaison Officer – Commerce Association etc – in UG, PR Club member – MBA) An awardee of merit-cum-mean scholarship in MBA.
GMAT/GRE waiver approval from MIT/Ross/Kelley, although yet to take GRE.


Undergrad School: University of Delhi

Undergrad Major: B.Com (Accounting)

GPA: 85%

GRE: 331

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MBA - Finance & Marketing

School Name: DTU

Extracurriculars: Bachelors: Vice President of the debating society | Student coordinator for an International Conference | Liaison Officer of the Commerce Association | NSS: MBA - Public Relations club.

Work History:

Title: Management Consulting - Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: PwC

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Deal Advisory & Strategy - KPMG

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Due to an acute financial crisis post my bachelor’s, I started working as a private tutor for two years. Getting admission to an MBA with substantial scholarship and further becoming the first one to be placed was one big win.
– Getting promoted in KPMG within 1.5 years of joining the firm from campus, in mid covid crisis.

Post MBA Goal:

To have a global career in management consulting (target MBB) in US, one of the most mature consulting industries in the world, solving the most dynamic business problems. Open for top 12-15 STEM MBAs.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Ross


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. The Commerce Guy,
    Congrats on your promotion at KPMG, especially during these times. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I like that you have strong academics (GPA and GRE), robust professional achievements and trajectory, and student leadership experiences. One area to consider beefing up is your current community leadership activities. Are you involved with any community organizations right now? If not, it’s not too late to get engaged. If you are already volunteering, consider stepping up your engagement a bit more to demonstrate leadership. As you already have a MBA, be sure to explain in your apps why you are seeking a second MBA. Additionally, given your current consulting experience, do describe what motivates you to be passionate about your career goals. Why MBB? …

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    I’m a little confused on what you are hoping to get out of your 2nd mba, especially if you are looking to stay within your current industry.
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